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What the 2024 general election means for social care

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Workplace friendships help social work retention, finds poll

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Council to buy in service to cover social workers during 9-week strike

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Eileen Munro on the legacy of her child protection review

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‘Why we need to celebrate – not stigmatise – neurodiversity in social work’

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AMHP workforce 35% short of what is needed for 24-hour service, say leads

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Social workers escalate dispute with nine-week walkout

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Want to celebrate the inspiring social workers in your life? Send us a voice note!

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Proposed mandatory child abuse reporting law ‘a waste of printer’s ink’, campaigners warn

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Council staff offered ‘full and final’ £1,290 pay rise for 2024-25

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Barnet social workers represented by UNISON on the picket line

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Social workers reject council offer to settle dispute after more than 40 days of strike action

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Social workers doing more with less, seeing increased need and weighed down by admin, finds health check

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Agency social work price caps will not come into force until spring 2025

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Council staff in Scotland face real-terms pay cut, warns union as it prepares strike consultation

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Councils invited to sign up to scheme to highlight racial inequalities in social care workforce

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Social Care Online library closes after almost 20 years

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