A major restructure to cut costs resulted in a decline in standards within a children's services department previously rated as "good", an Ofsted inspection has found.
Amid rising knife crime, youth homelessness and care referrals, the case for spending on early help has never been so important, yet investment in prevention services has been falling, fuelling late interventions.
In light of a review into children's social worker practice, experts outline where changes are needed.
In the UK in 2018, 67,426 children were living with around 53,700 foster families.
What does the children commissioner's Stability Index say about the lives of looked-after children?
Derren Hayes talks to Michael Sanders, executive director of What Works for Children's Social Care.
Barely a day has gone by in September when Rotherham has not featured prominently...
Focuses on the development of UK youth work.