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How I Got Here: Steve Reddy

| February 26, 2019

The director of children's services at Liverpool City Council on his career.

Funding cuts and austerity mean charities can face an uphill struggle to survive. Joe Lepper speaks to three winners of the CYP Now Awards Children and Young People's Charity Award to see how they are faring.

Derren Hayes meets Julie Bentley, chief executive of Action for Children.

Special Report: E-Safety

| February 26, 2019

The digital world has become an integral part of young people's lives, but amid growing concerns of being exposed to harm, Derren Hayes looks at e-safety projects that work to keep children safe online.

Ofsted inspection of education settings: six key measures

By Jo Stephenson

| February 26, 2019

Ofsted's new inspection system introduces a raft of changes to how education settings will be assessed. Jo Stephenson outlines six key measures and what they mean for schools, colleges and childcare providers.

Five steps to keep social workers safe

By Carolyn Ewart

| February 26, 2019

Social workers support people in challenging circumstances, but being subject to abuse and violence is never acceptable, so it is important that employers and staff take steps to ensure practitioners' safety.

Commissioning: Mental health transformation plans

By Toni Badnall-Neill

| February 26, 2019

Partnerships are crucial to ensure transformation plans deliver improvements to children's mental health, says Toni Badnall-Neill.

The future of legal aid provision

By Kamena Dorling

| February 26, 2019

Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram, examines recent announcements by the government relating to the provision of legal aid and access to justice for vulnerable children

The future of early intervention: roundtable debate

By Gabriella Jóźwiak

| January 29, 2019

Children's services leaders discussed how local authorities can provide effective early intervention against a backdrop of rising social need and continued financial constraint at a debate hosted by CYP Now in partnership with Capita One.

Derren Hayes speaks to Dame Martina Milburn, chair, Social Mobility Commission.