In Depth

Call for bold youth work vision

Chair of a parliamentary inquiry into youth work says decisive action is needed to reinvigorate profession.

Developing transgender policies for youth groups - key questions

Girlguiding UK was forced to defend its policy of admitting transgender people after expelling two volunteers who publicly objected to the stance.

Enterprise fund: how it works

UK Youth outlines how youth groups can access new funding scheme to become more sustainable.

Civil Society Strategy sets out plans to remake youth work landscape

New strategy outlines plans for a review of youth services statutory guidance and to better integrate the NCS into local provision. Experts call for a clear vision of what good support for young people should look like.

Youth Work Impact: Policy context

Supply and demand issues around funding have been crucial in the development of a youth work "impact agenda". In 2017/18, local authorities expected to spend 50 per cent less on young people's services than at the start of the decade as a result of reduced government...