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Five key pandemic lessons that can make childcare businesses stronger

The early years sector has a diverse range of service providers – from home-based childminders with an annual turnover of £25,000 through to private-sector run super-chains of nurseries employing thousands of staff in dozens of sites across the country – trying to navigate a complex regulatory and policy landscape, which changes regularly.

Birmingham Children’s Trust: Three years in

Following a decade of poor performance, England’s largest children’s services department moved to a trust model in 2018. Charlotte Goddard speaks to key people about whether the move has paid off.

Youth Endowment Fund – Youth diversion

The Youth Endowment Fund (YEF) was launched last year with the aim of investing £200m over the next decade in finding the most effective ways to prevent children and young people getting involved in violence.

Influencing without authority

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  • Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Effecting change across multiple agencies demands you build a compelling and convincing vision that will inspire others, spread your message and bring together diverse professionals with a shared purpose.

Pastoral leadership

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  • Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Schools play a crucial role in shaping children’s lives beyond purely academic achievement, so the importance of pastoral care in the healthy development of young people cannot be underestimated.

Children in Need Covid-19 Fund

BBC Children in Need is open for applications from not-for-profit organisations in the UK that need support to get through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Guide to Outcomes-based Commissioning

As local authorities come under growing pressure to manage increasing demand for children’s services heightened by the pandemic, Bloom’s innovative model helps councils commission quality providers across a range of services based on meeting agreed outcomes.

Tackling presenteeism

A culture that encourages stressed staff to turn up for work while ignoring their health can be more costly to employers than absenteeism. Leaders must learn the skills to safeguard workplace wellbeing.

Virtual commissioning

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  • Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Virtual commissioning is here to stay, and when done well there are benefits for commissioners and children, says Toni Badnall.