Tag Archives: LGA

Return to Social Work scheme launched

6th Jan 2020

A scheme to encourage former social workers to return to the profession has been launched by the Local Government Association and the Government Equalities Office. The Return to Social Work…

LGA urges investment in children’s services

21st Nov 2019

The Local Government Association has urged the next government to invest in children’s services to ensure local authorities can fulfill the ambitions of The Children Act 1989. Marking the 30th…

Local authority spending on children’s services rises

28th Aug 2018

Local authority spending on children’s services rises. Spending on children’s services increased the most out of all local authority expenditure, the government has said. Expenditure on children’s social care increased by…

Childrens Services budgets diverted to those in crisis

12th Jun 2018

Childrens services budgets are being diverted into children at crisis point while preventative services are being slashed, the children’s commissioner for England has warned. Analysis carried out by The Institute…

Thousands of children in care lacking stability

1st Jun 2018

Vulnerable children in care are experiencing disruption in their lives by changing homes, schools and social workers, the children’s commissioner has said. In her second Stability Index examining children’s experiences…