Disrespect NoBody campaign

4 April, 2018 - 10:47

The Home Office has launched the third phase of the Disrespect NoBody campaign.  The Disrespect NoBody campaign helps young people to understand what a healthy relationship is and re-think their views of controlling behaviour, violence, abuse, sexual abuse and what consent means within their...


Are we listening? A review of children and young people’s mental health services

8 March, 2018 - 15:25

 

'Are we listening? A review of children and young people’s mental health services' is a report  that describes the findings of the Care Quality Commission independent review of the system of services that support children and young people’s mental health.   The report draws on evidence...


Transforming Children's Services in Bristol

8 March, 2018 - 14:56

 

A number of changes in children's services are taking place in Bristol.   Firstly, the plan for Bristol children’s centres is currently in the process of being implemented.  The cost reductions for children’s centres were agreed at the cabinet meeting in February 2017 following the 2016...


Empowering girls and young women to change their communities

15 February, 2018 - 13:08

 

Spirit of 2012 has announced new development funding for two innovative projects that will empower girls and young women to change their communities for the benefit of other girls. UK Youth, alongside the British Red Cross and Young Women’s...


The Bristol Children's Charter

14 February, 2018 - 15:11

 

Bristol’s Children and Families Partnership is developing a Bristol Children’s Charter which will set out the City’s commitment to children and young people and our pledge to children in the city.

The Children’s Charter is intended to complement existing strategies and...


Internet safety: The Government launches an inquiry into current ‘offensive communications’ laws

8 February, 2018 - 15:46
In the wake of the Internet Safety Green Paper consultation, the Government has recognised a potential need to refresh legislation to align with the modern digital age. It has asked the Law...

Safer Internet Day and online safety

6 February, 2018 - 14:55

 

Safer Internet Day 2018  is being celebrated globally on Tuesday 6 February 2018 with the slogan “Create, connect and share respect: a better internet starts with you”. The UK Safer Internet Centre has made available...


New Disclosure and Barring Service basic check service

18 January, 2018 - 12:36

If you need a basic disclosure check for a job in England and Wales, you should apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), which now provides the service for England and Wales. If you need a basic check for a job in Scotland, then you should apply to Disclosure Scotland. If you want a...


£90m for youth employment initiatives

16 January, 2018 - 14:32

 

Around £90m will be invested in projects to help disadvantaged young people into work.   The money is part of £330m from dormant bank and building society accounts that will be used to support good causes in the UK over the next four years,

The youth employment initiatives will...


Participate in nationwide pupil online-safety survey

16 January, 2018 - 14:01

 

The NSPCC and the London Grid for Learning (LGfL) are running a pupil online safety survey, free to all UK primary and secondary schools, to mark Safer Internet Day 2018 which will be celebrated globally on 6 February 2018. The online survey is open from  01-28 February, and is designed...


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