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Think Big Society

  • Monday, September 13, 2010
David Cameron has pledged to scale back state-run public services and give citizens the power to "build the Britain they want". Here, six leading figures from the sector explore what the Prime Minister's vision will mean.

Former DCS to manage quango cuts

  • Monday, October 4, 2010
An influential former director of children's services (DCS) has been tasked with overseeing the abolition of quangos within the Department for Education (DfE).

Election 2010: Party Policy Guide

  • Friday, April 23, 2010
The general election will have a huge influence on how we improve young lives. CYP Now has scrutinised the manifestos and other policy commitments to bring you the definitive guide to what the main parties pledge on the key issues for children, young people and their families.

Funding foundations feel the squeeze

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Many children's and youth organisations rely heavily on charitable foundations to help fund their work. As the recession takes hold, Mathew Little investigates to what extent this financial support will be cut back.

Joint working - Arise, the next children's commissioner

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2009
England's first children's commissioner is preparing to step down as recruitment for his successor gets under way. Joe Lepper considers Sir Al Aynsley-Green's achievements, the remit of the role and some of the potential candidates to take his place.

Quiz of the year 2015

  • Tuesday, December 8, 2015
An election result that defied pollsters, turmoil in children's charity funding and plummeting adoption figures - 2015 was a turbulent year. Test your knowledge of the past 12 months' events in children's services by taking the CYP Now quiz!

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