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Dr Claire Baker explores what children and young people living in care actually feel about their lives and care experience.
Almost half of carers responding to a poll report they want to leave their jobs due to ‘chronically poor’ working conditions.
Social workers, education and law enforcement workers in England are facing a ‘perfect storm’ of complex growing need, according to Barnardo's.
MPs today called for more funds to help end a so-called postcode lottery for children’s services.
Social workers should receive the same legal protection from violence as emergency workers, according to sector bodies.
Surrey CC’s children’s services are still inadequate, according to Ofsted – three years after they received the same grade.
Referrals to council children's services reached 646,120 last year, according to new figures from the Local Government Association (LGA).
Nearly 100 council leaders have written to the chancellor demanding extra funding for workers and an end to the public sector pay cap.
Five local authorities have been chosen to pilot the roll-out of the new National Assessment and Accreditation System (NAAS) for child and family social workers.
Three regions will take part in a new programme to help retrain 100 social workers who have left the profession.