In Depth

Commissioning Children's Services: Special Report

How children's services are commissioned has been the subject of intense scrutiny by policymakers in recent years. Sector experts analyse the forces driving changes in commissioning policies and practice.

Factors behind decline of twin-hat directors of children's services

Funding changes and more complex policy could be reasons for the fall in twin-hat DCSs, say experts.

Collaborate and share best practice

Professionals and organisations can find solutions to some of the biggest challenges they face by working collaboratively, networking with peers and celebrating successful examples of practice.

Kellogg's Breakfast Club

For more than 20 years, food manufacturing giant Kellogg's has been promoting the benefits of breakfast clubs.

Matt Griffiths, chief executive, Youth Music: How I Got Here

Channeling a love of music in academia Music has been a constant in my life. Back in the mid-80s in Cardiff doing my A-levels, I was in various bands playing bars and clubs in the city and in the South Wales valleys. Mum and Dad took me out to lunch as they...