Paediatricians criticise delay in plans to ban junk food adverts

“Disappointing” government plans to delay a ban on junk food adverts on TV and online will slow efforts to tackle rising childhood obesity, paediatricians have warned. Currently one in four children living in...

Formal youth work evaluation risks future of long-term provision, researchers warn

Outcomes-based evaluation of youth work disrupts practitioners’ relationships with children and threatens the future of long-term provision, research has shown Read the full article on this link to Children...

Navigating life after losing a twin: Advice on supporting grieving parents

Less than four in every 1,000 births end in a stillbirth. In twin births, this rises to around seven in every 1,000 births, and this doesn’t take into account the babies that suffer a neonatal death...

Salvation Army in UK accused of ‘rogue landlord’ attitude

The Salvation Army, one of the UK’s best known and well funded charities, has been accused of acting like “a rogue landlord” by leaving some of its private tenants exposed to “serious” hazards for at least...

Bigger classes harming pupils’ progress, say 9 in 10 UK teachers

Three out of four teachers in the UK say class sizes are getting bigger, having a negative impact on pupil progress, levels of attainment and behaviour during lessons, according to a survey. Read the full...

Children’s services

The Coram Innovation Incubator have released a report on the future of children’s services. The report includes a summary of findings from a survey in early 2022 which asked local authority, voluntary and independent...