Implementation of social work agency price caps delayed

Fiona Simpson
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Regional price caps on the amount paid by local authorities for agency social workers will not come into force until spring 2025, according to latest Department for Education guidance.

Agency social workers must be catergorised into five groups, DfE guidance says. Picture Adobe Stock
Agency social workers must be catergorised into five groups, DfE guidance says. Picture Adobe Stock

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