Here you can find a range of tools, checklists and guidance to help you manage and improve the performance of your organisation. More resources are added frequently but if what you want is not here, go to advice for other ways to get the answer you need.
Local authorities have overarching responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people in their area. They have a number of statutory functions under the 1989 and 2004 Children Acts which make this clear, and this guidance sets these out in detail.
Under the UK Government's new Counter Terrorism and Security Act, you may now have a legal duty in your work to 'prevent people from being drawn into terrorism'.
This guide will help you set up safeguarding measures in your group or organisation. It has been written for leaders of a wide range of voluntary and community groups working with children and young people of all ages.