In Depth


Uniform growth strategy: Lindsay Levkoff Lynn, Youth United Foundation chief executive

Derren Hayes meets Lindsay Levkoff Lynn, chief executive of Youth United Foundation.

Helen Marshall

Coalition of the times: Chyps and Ambition merge into one

On 1 April, the Confederation of Heads of Young People's Services will merge into youth charity Ambition, a move that reflects the increased role voluntary organisations are playing in delivering statutory youth services.


Children & Young People Now Awards 2015: Step forward the class of 2015

The Children & Young People Now Awards represent the gold standard in services for children, young people and families across the UK. They recognise the most innovative and effective work in transforming young lives and building a better society.


Recruitment in children's services: trends and challenges

Funding cuts coupled with increased demand for services are intensifying the recruitment challenges for children's services employers. Joe Lepper explores the trends across the children's workforce.


How charities can demonstrate social value to commissioners

The way public services are commissioned is undergoing considerable change, but charities pitched into competition for funding with private companies have a possible advantage - as long as they can demonstrate the additional social values they provide above and...