13 Oct 2017
October 13, 2017

NICE Guidance: Child abuse and neglect

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Please find below a link to the new NICE Guidance: Child abuse and neglect, for you to download: NICE Guidance Child abuse and neglect 2017 read more →

A government review of procedures to identify children and vulnerable adults at risk of abuse has been published today (Tuesday 29 July). Several high-profile cases, including the death of four-year-old Daniel Pelka, have highlighted the tragic consequences which can result when information indicating risk is held by one agency and not appropriately shared with others… read more →

On the 16 June under the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 forcing someone to marry is now a criminal offence. This includes: –        Taking someone overseas to force them to marry (whether or not the marriage takes place) –        Marrying someone who lacks mental capacity –        Breaching a Forced Marriage Protection Order Please.. read more →