The ‘Soft Signs’ of Child Abuse

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No one wants to think about the possibility that a child they know might be a victim of abuse, but it is a sad truth that child abuse and neglect is a very real concern in the United Kingdom. In order to support children who are being neglected or abused, you need to have a…

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Single Central Registers: What to Include?

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A single central register should be used by every school to keep track of recruitment. The single central register should hold record of DBS (formerly known as CRB) checks, as well as qualification checks, safeguarding training checks, eligibility to work in the UK, and identity checks. To ensure that your organisation’s single central register is…

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Working Together 2018: What’s Different?

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If you work with or around children in the United Kingdom, you might already be aware of Working Together 2018 changes and how they impact your role.   What is Working Together 2018? ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children: A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children’ is the government’s statutory guidance…

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Level 2 Safeguarding Training for Schools

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A common question we get asked here at the Child Protection Company is whether or not we deliver Level 2 safeguarding training for schools. The answer is a little more complicated than yes or no…   Do I need level 2 safeguarding training for school staff? It is true that you need (at minimum) a…

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Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018 – Changes

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A piece of statutory government guidance for education staff is being updated in time for the new school term. Are you up to date with the Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) 2018 changes?   What is Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018? Keeping Children Safe in Education (often shortened to KCSiE) is a piece…

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