Domestic Abuse Bill: Key measures for children and sector reaction

NYA launches free Safeguarding resources for Youth Workers

Children's Commissioner begins major consultation to shape post-COVID future for children

Facebook encryption plan ‘must not hamper child protection’

New ADCS President calls for 'Long Term Plan' for children and young people

TikTok sued for billions over use of children's data

Drug Gangs ‘using social media to groom young people’

Fifth of UK victims of criminal exploitation are children, research reveals

New dedicated mental health services for new expectant and bereaved mums

Rates of lockdown loneliness highest among young people

The Technical Issues in Charity Law report

Tributes paid to ‘Giant of Youth Sector’ The Duke of Edinburgh

OFSTED to launch sexual abuse review

Supporting Families Programme

Thousands of children in care risk missing EU Settlement Scheme deadline, Charity warns

Children's Commissioner calls for 'rocket boost' for early years services

Councils to provide 'start for life' offer under Leadsom proposals

Government launches Supporting Families Programme and scraps 'Troubled Families' name

Children's Commissioner launches 'once-in-a-generation' review of childhood

NEET figures hit highest quarterly rise in a decade

Proportion of NEET young men hits seven year high

Data collected by UK Youth reveals that many youth organisations have been unable to meet an increased demand on their service during COVID-19

Disadvantaged pupils targeted in Governments £700m schools catch up plans

Mental ill health will be the biggest problem facing young people by 2040, Doctors warn

New £20m fund focuses on keeping children out of the criminal justice system

No plans for emergency support, says charity minister

Two thirds of youth organisations report increase in demand

Building Back Better - reaching England's left behind children

Education catch up plans across all UK nations 'do not go far enough'

Minister commits to Youth Investment Fund but focus will be on 'innovation'

Youth services are at a 'crucial point in history', YMCA researchers say

Children's Commissioner for England criticises officials 'lack of understanding' of vulnerable children

Anne Longfield's final speech as Children's Commissioner for England

Coronavirus - Children's Experiences of Lockdown

NSPCC Coronavirus: Deaf and disabled children

Nursery staff call for training to deal with complex mental health needs of under fives

Alex George named as Youth Mental Health Ambassador

Young people fear unemployment in 'post COVID world', study reveals

Youth Service Statutory Guidance review delayed by COVID-19

Careers Guidance and Training for disadvantaged groups among pledges to boost post-16 education

Charity Sector calls for emergency support package

Children's Commissioner - politicians must take child poverty 'out of the too difficult box'

NEET young people 'unable to cope with life' amid pandemic, Princes Trust warns

Uniformed youth work gives young people 'positive start' - multi-generational study finds

VCSE's - A guide to working with Government

Children's Commissioner - Remote Learning

Huge rise in children seriously injured or killed during first lockdown, Government figures show

NSPCC Coronavirus - Impact on Child Welfare and Schools

Support for Care Leavers

Companies House Update - a deal with the EU has been reached

National Youth Agency - youth sector moves to red in the Readiness Framework

Office of National Statistics - Coronavirus COVID-19 Round-up 06.01.2021

Plans to support vulnerable children set out as schools close amid 3rd COVID-19 lockdown

Coronavirus testing for schools and colleges from January

COVID-19 restrictions could set back children's development by six months, OFSTED warns

Free childcare qualifications offered by Government as part of COVID-19 recovery

Major children's rights report renews calls for youth work investment

Postage rate increases from 1st January 2021

Councils roll out Government funded holiday hunger support

COVID updated guidance from DfE re out of school settings

HMRC Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - pay period reminder - closes midnight on 14th December to submit claims for November

Cabinet Office: Coronavirus Winter Plan

Councils tackle young children's development gaps

Duchess of Cambridge reveals early years survey findings

Duke of Edinburgh Funded places

Prospect of COVID Christmas heightening anxiety for children, study finds

Care review to be launched 'imminently' Children's Minister says

Children's charity leaders call on Boris to tackle child poverty

One tenth of charities could operate for just a few days if forced to rely on reserves

Poor Diet:  children 20cms shorter as a result, analysis says

Sector leaders welcome Government u-turn on free school meals

'Toxic Lockdown' sees huge rise in babies harmed or killed

Youth violence response based on race, class and gender stereotypes, young people say

COVID-19 - Impact on Charities from NCVO

PM says he will do more to help Charities, as public funding is paused by regulator

COVID-19 Widening Disadvantage Gap Among Babies and Toddlers, research warns

HMRC COVID-19 Support and Latest Changes

A third of UK parents say their children's mental health has suffered during Lockdown

Laptop allocations cut at some schools

NYA publishes new Youth Work Guidance for Local Authorities

Young people 'worst affected by post furlough unemployment'

More than 500 Scout Groups face closure due to COVID-19

Urgent message from the Business Secretary: The way you hire from the EU is changing

Early Years providers need funding to cope with second lockdown, sector leader says

£76m National Tutoring Programme launches

Children Drive Boom in Smart Speakers

HMRC Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Changes

Inpatient Mental Health Wards during COVID-19

Survey conducted in July 2020 shows 1 in 6 children having a probable mental health disorder

CAFCASS reports significant increase in care applications

Youth Work Leaders back calls for financial training for young people

Depressed teens 'underachieve' in exams

Home Office proposals could make Stop and Search of children easier

Youth Endowment Fund launches 10 year strategy to tackle youth violence

Care leavers at risk of 'Digital Isolation' as COVID-19 restrictions tighten

Children 'must be priority' in COVID-19 planning

Children's Commissioner young people's rights 'actively downgraded' during lockdown

Education Committee launches home learning inquiry

'Exhausting' impact of COVID-19 on families with disabled children

Kickstart Employment Scheme

Lack of kinship support 'risks more children going into care'

NYA launches new National Youth Work Curriculum

A third of UK children hear racist comments at school

Disadvantaged children 'at greater risk of poor mental health' due to COVID-19

Government-Commissioned report recommends paid community work for 100,000 young people

Prince Charles: ' up to one million young people need urgent help'

Use unspent billions to support 'desperate' childcare providers, says Alliance

Coronavirus tests - labour calls for improved access for early years settings

Exploitation by County Lines gangs increased during COVID-19 during lockdown, Government figures show

Funding cuts leave poor schools 'badly placed' to deal with COVID-19

Vulnerable children will 'slip out of view' Commissioner warns

Young People worst hit by impact of COVID-19 on jobs market, ONS reveals

Charities anticipate 'bleak winter' as more families face financial crisis

MP's launch inquiry into economic impact of COVID-19 on young people

New guide to supporting migrant children through age assessments

1 in 8 children in care 'placed in unregulated settings'

Parents raise concern over impact of school return on children's mental health

Council leaders call for more funding as children' services referrals set to rise

Migrant children need support of trained advocates, charities warn

A third of girls 'won't post on Social Media without image enhancement', study finds

Adolescents four times more at risk of physical abuse than younger children

Child to parent violence 'increases during lockdown'

Children exploited by gangs in lockdown 'most at risk of exclusion in September'

Children raise concerns about impact of school return on Mental Health

Out of The Pandemic - a road to recovery for our children

Concern over young people's mental health during Lockdown

Coronavirus - Boris Johnson says it is vitally important children return to class

Teens anxiety levels dropped during Pandemic

Children from across the UK ask Government Scientists their questions about Coronavirus

Lockdown measures reduced risk of COVID-19, but had unintended consequences for children

OFSTED to focus on impact of children's social care exemptions

Young people have a key role in our nation's recovery

Latest Guidance on Face Coverings from GOV.UK

Low Pay and Long Hours Threaten Early Years Sector

Pandemic takes toll on children's mental wellbeing

Prioritise Children in Future Lockdown Plans

Schools 'must come before pubs and restaurants' in future

Service Cuts and Benefit Changes Hit Support for Families in Poverty

Third of Youth Workers 'Not Trained' to Deal With On Line Harms, new survey warns

Changing the system, not the child debate by DCS

Improving support for parents in childhood development

Children's Minister puts children and families at the heart of recovery

Early Years funding allocation changes

ICSA releases new guide for reopening

Almost 1 in 3 charities might not survive

NSPCC updated definitions on signs of child abuse

National Youth Agency calls for youth workers in every secondary school catchment area

ADCS Report - Building a Country that works for all children post COVID-19

Back schools with funding or risk 'spike in youth violence', report warns

Managing Through COVID-19 Report

Children and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Coronavirus Mental Health and Wellbeing Report from Barnardo's

Huge rise in reports of online child abuse images

New focus on babies and childrens health as new review launches

Safeguarding children at risk from sudden unexpected infant death

Children's Commissioner wards 120,000 teenagers at risk of 'falling off the radar'

Kickstart Jobs Scheme - what has The Chancellor promised for young people

Maintaining records of staff, customers and visitors to support NHS Test and Trace

Majority of children no longer need to shield 

National Lottery Community Fund announces £45bn Coronavirus partnerships

Remote therapy could bring positive outcomes to young people after Lockdown

Third of young people left without mental health support during Lockdown

Guidance for parents and carers of children attending out of school settings

Protective measures for out-of-school settings during Coronavirus

All Schools in England to Return in September

Mobilise Youth Workers to help return to school

PM asks Danny Kruger to find out how charities can support COVID-19 recovery

Schools eligible for Summer Food Fund

Government unveils £350m tuition plan to help disadvantaged pupils catch up

NEU Reveals Summer Catch Up Programme for Vulnerable Children

COVID19 affects BAME children's mental health more than white peers

County Lines gangs adapting to COVID-19 Lockdown, new report warns

Supporting Young People and Parents - the impact of COVID-19 on adolescents, parenting and neglect

Article 39 launches legal action against DfE relaxation of statutory duties

Covid-19 increases risk of mental health issues in Under-5s

New website for VCSE organisations #NeverMoreNeeded

Seeing lockdown through an infant's eyes

County Lines after Covid - a new threat?

Extra support for children and young people's mental health services

Half of disadvantaged pupils could stay at home as schools reopen

Lockdown restrictions threaten youth groups

Low demand for childcare puts sector at risk

Reporting serious incidents to the Charity Commission during the pandemic

Groundbreaking Survey Concerns About Children's Mental Health During COVID-19 Crisis

OFSTED Fast Tracks Children's Home Registrations in Response to Pandemic

Social Workers to be placed in schools to support vulnerable children

Children's Minister pledges funds for SEND

Latest information on the Government Grant Fund

National Data Standard for Youth Work Launches

Children's Minister Pledges £37m for SEND budget

Government announces £150m more in Coronavirus charity funding

School closures and he's not getting up until 1pm

Young people 'overwhelmed by panic and anxiety' during lockdown

NCVO criticises the government

CIPD Workplace Guide - returning after COVID-19

Coronavirus Increase in Crime and Cyber Crime - update from The Charity Commission

New guidance launched to help Brits get back to work safely

Quaranteened helping teenagers cope with lockdown

Security Checklist for homeworking from ICO

Charities need to articulate their role as we rebuild together

Stepping up to prepare for a return to the 'new normal'

The UK Governments COVID-19 Recovery Strategy

Where to report and get support during lockdown

Working safely during Coronavirus

Charity calls on extra support for adopted children on return to school

Coronavirus - separated families and contact with children in care

Coronavirus support for bereaved children and young people

Coronavirus Home-Schooling Helpline for parents launched

Coronavirus Social Care Legislation

DfE names projects to get emergency funding for vulnerable young people

New insights into life under lockdown

Responding to COVID-19 issues affecting children and young people

Understanding the Nature of Modern Slavery

Update on the Governments £750m Support Package for Charities

Youth services must be part of lockdown exit strategy, urges NYA

Children's Commissioner for England - Government must revoke changes to statutory duties

We're All In This Together - Report from The Children's Commissioner

COVID-19 Guidance for VCSE Organisations

DfE Unveils Home Learning Support as fostered children stay away from school

Early Years Sector in 'Jeopardy' after Government U-turn on Furlough Funding

Government rejects call for more charity Coronavirus Funding

Hundreds of Children Suffer Neglect and Abuse During Lockdown

Local Government Association - sector support on COVID-19

Manage financial difficulties in your charity caused by COVID-19

NCS cancels summer programme in normal format

Supporting Young People to Reduce Risk of Trauma

Youth Work Services move on-line to protect vulnerable children

Coronavirus - increased risk of fraud and cyber crime for Charities

DFE Unveils Home Learning Support as Foster Children Stay Away From School

Early Years Sector in Jeopardy After Government U-Turn on Furlough Funding

Furlough Flaw in Scheme re Employees Agreement Not To Work

Childline - Coronavirus Childrens Concerns

Workers able to carry over some leave due to COVID-19

On-line Child Sexual Abuse

What to report to the Charities Commission

Coronavirus and amended rules around Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

Dorset Council's latest advice

Specific actions for social and community care staff visiting homes

Other News

UK Government publishes three new reports - case reviews England

Youth Service and Knife Crime Violence

Budget 2020 - key themes for businesses

Councils face funding gap for care leavers

Government publishes map of the UK showing regional spend

Prioritse youth services to tackle knife crime

Government launches charity safeguarding portal

Transgender and charities

UK Social Sector Health Check Report

Children in Care Statistics

Characteristics of Children in Need 2018-2019

Brexit and Charities

Time to Protect the Volunteers

Child Poverty statistics

How to create a strong risk register

New Programme to protect children at risk of exploitation

Support Muslim Colleagues during Ramadan

VCSE Learning on Safeguarding from NSPCC

Adolescence mental health - managing the transition

Being too harsh on yourself could lead to OCD and anxiety

Exploring relationships with young people with SEND

Quick introduction to VAT1 and VAT2

Six examples of good practice in care leaver support

BREXIT for charities and Preparing for a No Deal BREXIT

Charity Commission - Check and update your charity details

Updated Government guidance to support trustee decision-making

Data Protection - GDPR update, reference guide, assurance from the ICO