Plans to introduce a new accreditation system for children's social workers in phases risk destabilising the workforce and do not provide value for money, children's services leaders have warned.
Government's early years workforce strategy proposes raft of measures to tackle recruitment crisis.
Youth mutual boss identifies four principles for providers and commissioners to deliver effective services.
Withdrawal of playwork qualifications is the latest episode in the dismantling of a sector, says expert.
In straitened times we need to look beyond the entrenched old ideas to truly innovate and deliver better, more flexible people-centric services to the children and families who need our support.
With council funding falling, charities must develop fresh ways of boosting revenue, says London Youth.
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This research report aims to address questions about the cost and funding...