Tag Archives | children’s social care funding

Rishi Sunak

Adults, Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

What the 2024 general election means for social care

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

‘A kick in the teeth’: DfE axes social work leadership training scheme

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Workforce

Social workers expecting ‘significant cuts’ to social care funding over coming year

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders

One in nine councils granted emergency support to balance books

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Council House, Birmingham

Adults, Children, Workforce

Review of social work teams among £370m in savings plans set out by Birmingham

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Adults, Children

‘State of crisis’ for domestic abuse services because of cuts, warns commissioner

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Michael Gove

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Gove finds extra £500m for social care following last-ditch calls to ease council pressures

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Children, Social work leaders

55,000 on waiting lists for child sexual abuse support services, estimates research

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

10% national living wage hike will trigger adult social care cuts, councils warn

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Children, Social work leaders

Councils face insolvency without rules curbing children’s care costs, warns ADCS head

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Asylum-seeking child

Children, Social work leaders

15th consecutive rise in care population in England over past year, DfE data shows

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Children, Social work leaders

Rising children’s social care costs deepening councils’ financial woes, finds study

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John Pearce, ADCS president, 2023-24

Children, Social work leaders

‘You can’t reform a children’s social care system based on quicksand’

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Children, Social work leaders

DfE provides 20% of funding urged by care review in response

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Social care funding rise ‘should deliver tangible service improvements’, says government

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Children, Social work leaders

‘No real recognition’ of children’s social care pressures in Hunt statement, warn leaders

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