Entrust Blog

Government consults on criminal offences for social workers who fail to act on abuse

13 Jul 2016

A consultation on mandatory reporting includes what sanctions could be included for professionals who breach any new duty

Care minister will resign before next government reshuffle

06 Jul 2016

Alistair Burt will step down in September

‘This bill does not address the real problems affecting social work’

30 Jun 2016

Social work associations, unions and academic bodies issue a joint statement on the Children and Social Work Bill

Cutting pay but improving training for agency social workers

22 Jun 2016

London is thinking differently about agency social workers in an effort to regain the balance with permanent staff

Dispatches undercover social worker referred to HCPC over secret filming

07 Jun 2016

Regulator says it ‘can take fitness to practise action’ over social worker’s actions in Channel 4 documentary if necessary

‘Child protection interventions are on the rise – and the trend shows no sign of slowing’

02 Jun 2016

Our research suggests child protection interventions are increasingly being used to manage the demand for social care, writes Rick Hood