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Children and Families Act 2014

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  • Thursday, March 13, 2014
The Children and Families Act 2014 has wide-ranging implications for children's services, from the creation of childminder agencies to better support for young people in care.

Legal Update: Criminalising domestic abuse

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  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Kirsten Anderson, research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre, asks if criminalising coercive and controlling behaviour will provide better protection to victims of domestic violence.

New Year's Honours celebrate sector's work

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  • Thursday, January 2, 2014
The chief executive of Family Action is among more than 100 people, including youth workers, foster carers and health professionals, awarded a New Year's honour in recognition of their work with children and young people.

UK children's rights record fails to improve

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  • Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The UK's record on protecting children and young people's human rights has failed to improve over the past year because of systemic problems with government policy and public service delivery, the Children's Rights Alliance for England (CRAE) has said.

Legal Update - Judicial reform of family justice

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  • Monday, August 20, 2012
Jo-Anne Prud'homme, legal researcher at the Coram Children's Legal Centre, discusses Mr. Justice Ryder's judicial proposals for the reform of family justice and what they mean for children and young people

Consultation on child protection

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  • Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Catherine Williams, child protection solicitor and project manager of the Coram Children's Legal Centre Child Protection Project, examines the government's consultation on child protection guidance

Employers' liability for child abuse

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  • Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Christopher Sykes, legal officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines a legal principle that can hold employers liable for their employees' offences, which has been applied in a series of abuse cases

Legal Update: Asylum seekers face benefit gap

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  • Tuesday, January 8, 2013
With an estimated 10,000 asylum-seeking children living far below the poverty line, Chris Sykes, legal officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines concerns over support offered to families