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Children, Social work leaders

Government unveils reforms to share responsibility for asylum-seeking children but rejects mandatory scheme

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

End ‘staggering misuse’ of children’s social workers to allow more direct work, says care review

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Josh MacAlister, chief executive of Frontline

Children, Social work leaders

Cut profits and fees, care review lead implores children’s home providers

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Children, Social work leaders

Thousands of EU looked-after children and care leavers face ‘legal limbo’ without extension to settlement deadline, charities warn

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Mary Jackon, chief executive, Frontline

Children, Social work leaders

Team managers and colleagues say their leadership has improved after doing Frontline-run training scheme, says study

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Children, Social work leaders

Ofsted praises quality of social work practice at Cafcass despite record caseloads during pandemic

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Black and ethnic minority social workers have disproportionately high ASYE failure rate, figures show

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Children, Social work leaders

Councils should have duty to provide early help with focus on tackling poverty, care review told

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Children, Social work leaders

Court of Appeal overturns case law on discharging care orders

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Children, Social work leaders

Accommodation for 16 and 17-year-olds to face slimmer standards than children’s homes, under DfE plans

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Children, Social work leaders

New safeguarding partnerships show promise but hampered by funding issues and lack of government support

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Children, Social work leaders

Tackling weak risk assessment and decision making is priority to improve safeguarding, say government advisers

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Adults, Social work leaders

How the UK’s four social care systems measure up against each other

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Children, Social work leaders

Directors give partial backing to proposed asylum reforms for unaccompanied children

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Social work leaders, Workforce

White children’s leaders ‘must play bigger role’ in tackling racial inequalities in management

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Adults, Social work leaders

More demand, less supply and less personalisation, finds five-year analysis of adult social care

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