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College to review social work capability framework

6th Jan 2015

The professional capabilities framework (PCF), which sets out skill requirements for social workers, is to be reviewed early next year the College of Social Work announced today. The College is…

Call for review of special guardianship orders

16th Dec 2014

The British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) has called for a review of special guardianship orders (SGOs) amid a sharp rise in numbers being granted and concerns about the…

Legal aid cuts “not thought through”

21st Nov 2014

The Ministry of Justice is on track to meet its main objective of significantly reducing in a short timeframe spending on civil legal aid. However, it is less clear to…