Local authorities have key role in ‘stamping out’ bad debt collection practices by bailiffs by ensuring fair treatment, charities say.
This May thousands of teachers and children across the country will celebrate the benefits walking brings during Walk to School Week (15 – 19 May).
A coalition of three charities have been awarded lottery funding to help expand support for people with multiple needs across England over the next five years.
The NSPCC has reported more than 20,000 concerns over substance abuse near children to the police and children’s services over the past three years.
The fostering system in the UK is under ‘unsustainable strain’, with ‘hard-won improvements’ at risk of being eroded, a report has warned today.
Local authorities in Wales have increased their investment in third sector services, but ‘poor arrangements’ mean they are not getting value for money, auditors find.
William Eichler finds out how a person-centred approach can stop people from being trapped in the ‘homeless industry’.
Local authorities are spending less than 1% of their public health budget on mental health services, new data has revealed today.
Small charities are ‘under threat’ because of ‘shockingly complicated’ and ‘inappropriate’ local government commissioning processes.
One in three homecare workers have no dementia training and are leaving people in soiled clothes, surviving without hot meals and even missing vital medication, according to a health charity.