Transparency Project findings are thought to be the first time councils have acknowledged using numerical adoption targets since national benchmarks were scrapped in 2008
The length of care proceedings has dropped rapidly in recent years, how are social workers and other professionals keeping the system going?
Best practice guidance to help ensure you meet your statutory responsibilities in this difficult area
Community Care hears from Ruth Ibegbuna, founder of the Reclaim project, on how to unleash the leadership potential of children in care
The new body, described as "independent" by ministers, would have to get standards approved by government
Despite its public failure, the Troubled Families scheme is being expanded, and shows services can be commodified, argues Michael Lambert