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11 reasons to choose WillisPalmer


We understand that there are others in the market place who might offer a similar service but there are some very special reasons why you would be better off choosing WillisPalmer…


  • We do ALL the work for you. Once you have referred to us we find and match the best people for your referral.


  • Once you have instructed us we are able to start the work IMMEDIATELY.


  • Our full time Case Managers take care of your case throughout, right up until we file your report. And we keep you informed of progress.


  • We ALWAYS file our reports with you on time.


  • We quality assure all reports.   First our case managers check it then it’s done by one of our qualified QA Consultants.


  • We make sure we recruit the best ISWs and Psychologists and invest in their training and development.


  • With us you can instruct more than one professional at a time as we have over 300 to choose from.


  • We offer a clear, transparent fixed fee price so you always know what you will pay.


  • We have UK wide coverage so we can always find a professional in the area you need.


  • If there’s a problem along the way we can help, immediately. Our office based team are available every day Monday to Friday, 8.30 – 5.00pm.


  • When commissioning WillisPalmer you will receive consistent high quality reports and responsive, professional customer service.

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26 calls per day to helpline about CSE


There have been 26 contacts to the NSPCC helpline a day on average from people concerned about child sexual exploitation and abuse.

This reached a record high of 4,735 reports from people concerned that a child is or has been sexually exploited and/or abused, a 36% increase in the first six months of 2021/22 when [...]

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Expert children’s professionals who are expert bakers


The Great British Bake Off team has contacted WillisPalmer to see if we know any professionals working in the children’s services sector who fancy applying to appear on the show next year.

The Bake Off, which airs on Channel 4, is asking if you have got what it takes to bake in the tent as [...]

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Number of local authority-run children’s homes decreases


The number of children’s homes in the private and voluntary sector has increased, while the number of local-authority run residential homes for children has decreased, the latest statistics reveal.

Ofsted’s report showed that between 1 April and 31 August 2021, there was a net increase of 69 homes representing a 3% increase from 2,707 to [...]

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