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  1. Future early years minimum wage rise 'unsustainable'

    The Early Years Alliance chief executive Neil Leitch said early years professionals deserve better pay, but highlighted new figures from research firm Ceeda, which shows that despite average pay rises,...

  2. DCSs failing to scrutinise care placements, claims minister

    Zahawi made the accusation on BBC Two's Newsnight programme yesterday (Wednesday), in response to its investigation into the increasing use of unregulated settings for young people aged 16 and over. ...

  3. New joint inspections to target children's mental health

    Councils, schools, the police, youth offending teams, and health professionals will be subject to the new regime from September 2019. Ofsted, Care Quality Commission (CQC), HMI Constabulary and Fire...

  4. Legal duty on public bodies to tackle knife crime together

    Concerns had been raised by councils over the prospect of individual professionals being placed under the public health duty, after Home Secretary Sajid Javid launched an eight-week consultation on the...

  5. Children's social care workforce inquiry launches

    The committee aims to explore "what social work looks like in 2019" - focusing on the capacity of social workers to intervene early, as well as how effectively they can access professional development...