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Fresh push on business support

Strong partnerships with business will be key to the success of the latest youth sector brokerage scheme.

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Ministers call for overhaul of 'broken' mental health system

At last month's National Children's and Adult Services conference in Manchester, government ministers were queuing up to talk about the importance of supporting children and young people with mental health problems and, more specifically, the dire state of the...

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Innovation Fund projects outline ambitious plans for social care

As the government boosts to £100m the amount available under the DfE's Children's Social Care Innovation Programme, CYP Now looks at how the first four initiatives to gain funding intend to transform services.

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Work coaches help jobless youth

Councils piloting Jobcentre Plus coaches say the scheme extends their work with jobless young people.

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Children's services merger pays dividends

Creating a social enterprise to provide children's services in Kingston and Richmond councils is delivering benefits six months in, says its chief.

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