Entrust Blog

Government to amend social work bill in bid to quell ‘privatisation’ fears

25 Oct 2016

Two government amendments will be tabled in a bid to stem growing concerns over how controversial 'exemption' clauses will be used

BASW welcomes government U-turn on social work regulation

24 Oct 2016

Ministers' change of heart on social work regulation reform welcomed but concerns remain about how independent the HCPC's replacement will be

Government makes U-turn on plan to control new social work regulator

24 Oct 2016

Children’s minister reveals new body will now be “independent” as plans to move regulation into Department for Education are abandoned

Trust model would have negative impact on ‘inadequate’ children’s services, commissioner says

12 Oct 2016

A report to government said a council should not have a trust model imposed upon it as it could disrupt improvement

More safeguarding investigations leading to reduced risks

12 Oct 2016

Latest NHS Digital figures on adult safeguarding show the risks were reduced in 47% of cases, up from 40% in 2014-15

Successful interventions in neglect

04 Oct 2016

This interview is based on scenarios social workers deal with every day and personal views on how social workers can work more effectively with children and their families