Children's services at Gloucestershire County Council have been rated inadequate by Ofsted.
A new set of inspections to examine how local partner agencies - including local authorities - are working together to protect children at risk of neglect will begin next month.
A new company to deliver children’s services has been set up by Sunderland City Council following an ‘inadequate’ rating by Ofsted back in July 2015.
Ofsted today announced a new social care common inspection framework (SCCIF) will take effect this April in order to create a more consistent inspections regime.
Worcestershire County Council has apologised after inspectors found ‘widespread and serious failures’ in its children’s services.
The Government has been accused of being too slow to improve child protection services, a report from MPs has warned today.
The new chair of Birmingham City Council’s children’s trust has insisted that the new model will deliver ‘accelerated’ change as inspectors highlighted continued failings within the authority.
A new information-sharing agreement looks set to improve children’s care services across England.
Swindon council has hit back at claims children are being ‘failed’ after Ofsted publish a damning open letter about ‘poor performance’ in the city’s schools.
The chief inspector of Ofsted has criticised police forces for failing to protect children from abuse.