Multi-agency safeguarding arrangements

The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has published an interim report describing the activity of the Safeguarding early adopters programme. NCB is working with 17 Early Adopter (EA) projects to put in place new...

Children living with domestic abuse

  The NSPCC is calling on the government to recognise children as victims when living with domestic abuse, to ensure they get the support they need. The government’s proposed new statutory...

DfE faces legal action over ‘misleading’ safeguarding guidance

The Department for Education could face legal action for publishing guidance that might lead local authorities to break laws protecting vulnerable children, a charity has claimed. Children’s rights...

Category - Safeguarding

Multi-agency safeguarding arrangements

The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has published an interim report describing the activity of the Safeguarding early adopters programme. NCB is working with 17 Early Adopter (EA) projects to put in place new local arrangements for multi-agency...

Children living with domestic abuse

  The NSPCC is calling on the government to recognise children as victims when living with domestic abuse, to ensure they get the support they need. The government’s proposed new statutory definition of domestic abuse, outlined in the...

Safeguarding code of practice: out-of-school settings

The Department for Education is consulting on the development of a draft voluntary safeguarding code of practice for out-of-school settings (OOSS), as well as guidance for parents on key questions they may wish to consider when choosing an out-of...

Knife crime

The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies has published a briefing investigating trends in knife-related violence among young people and approaches to reducing it. The report covers four main areas: trends in knife-related violence in England and...