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Mar 26, 2013

Government to review child protection thresholds

The government is set to review child protection thresholds and whether there should be nationally set “triggers” for taking a child into care.

Mar 25, 2013

Children of people with mental health problems at risk of harm, study reveals

Report by Ofsted and Quality Care Commission reveals that 30% of adults with mental health problems have children....

Mar 21, 2013

Government publishes its final version of Working Together

Directors warn the revisions are not radical enough to cut red tape, while Munro says the final version is a 'very good compromise'

Mar 21, 2013

Revised safeguarding guidance for professionals working with children

Revised guidance published today by the Government clarifies the responsibilities of professionals towards safeguarding children, and strengthens the focus away from processes and onto the needs of...

Mar 15, 2013

Shortfall of school places to reach quarter of a million

Report by National Audit Office sparks row between Labour and Tories over who is to blame for problems.

Mar 14, 2013

Impact of child neglect underestimated, warns NSPCC

Charity calls for more social work expertise in identifying child neglect.

Mar 13, 2013

TUC says majority of children face 'unacceptable' living standards

Low wages, welfare changes and taxes will push down living standards for 690,000 more children in the next two years, the union federation claims.

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