Entrust Blog

Shock drop in care applications

23 Jan 2017

Cafcass figures reveal year-on-year drop in monthly applications for first time since May 2014, although annual demand remains on course for new record

Social workers to be involved in governance of new trust

17 Jan 2017

Councillors said "a seat at the top table" will be a good step for social workers having their views represented

Social workers to strike over caseloads, IT systems and pay

16 Jan 2017

Unison members at an 'inadequate' council are set for a one-day walk out on 27 January

Controversial exemption powers reinstated to social work bill

11 Jan 2017

MPs voted 10 - 5 to reinstate clauses that could exempt local authorities from certain legislation

Council halves child protection plans after radical service change

09 Jan 2017

Chief social worker hails “incredible outcomes” of Hertfordshire council’s family safeguarding teams and says model could have national impact

Social worker who grew up in care recognised in New Year honours

06 Jan 2017

Mark Riddell, who manages 'outstanding'-rated service for care leavers, among host of social care staff to receive awards