The importance of a stable workforce, partnerships and engagement with communities in Barnsley council's journey of improvement to 'good'
Sophie Chester-Glyn explains how her team are helping the people they support to exercise their right to vote at next month’s general election
The Department for Education has launched a stocktake and consultation on current foster care provision and how it can be improved
A fitness to practise panel issued a caution after finding the manager failed to make sure an assessment had been carried out
Beware 'experience bias' when hiring - it can mean you miss out on the best person for the job, argues Blair McPherson
Hugh Constant from the Social Care Institute for Excellence offers advice on managing social workers’ performance