26 January 2017: News round-up: REFORMS BEING introduced to family courts mean that fathers will no longer have contact with a child where there is evidence of domestic abuse that would put the child or mother at risk, reports the Guardian.
19 January 2017: News round up TOWER HAMLETS must provide backpay and other costs to a woman it failed to recognise as a kinship carer for six years, the Local Government Ombudsman has ruled.
12 January 2017: News round-up BRADFORD CITY Council became the latest local authority to confirm cuts to the payments made to many of its foster carers after its executive rubberstamped a proposal this week to phase in reductions to fostering allowances over two years.
5 January 2017: News round-up A FILM produced for Leicestershire Police to highlight the dangers of online grooming has been criticised for showing depictions of rape and violence to children who might already have experienced sexual abuse or exploitation. The film entitled “Kayleigh’s love story” narrates the grooming, rape and murder of 15 year old Kayleigh Harwood in…