Entrust Blog

Quality of social work praised as Ofsted rates two councils as ‘good’

05 Aug 2016

Reports into two councils found strong social work practice but identified areas for improvement

Statement to set out skills expected for social work with older people

27 Jul 2016

Chief social worker Lyn Romeo announces plan for knowledge and skills statement focused on practice with older people

Social work students hit by ‘unacceptable’ delay to bursaries

21 Jul 2016

Two months before they're due to start, prospective students for 2016 academic year have had no confirmation of bursary allocations

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