Identifying and Working to Support Victims of Cuckooing
Using a Community Safer Grant, Stockport Homes were commissioned to undertake a 16 month pilot project to address the issue of cuckooing in the borough. Liz Smith, Head of Anti-Social Behaviour shares with us how they have supported vulnerable tenants who are victims of cuckooing.
The Problem of Sustainability for Academy Funding
In line with the UK Government's aim of reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, the Department for Education published the Sustainability and Climate Change Strategy (2022). Phil Reynolds, Chief Executive Officer of PLR Advisory shares with us how the sustainability targets outlined in the strategy are difficult to achieve with academy trust finances and outlines changes that need to be made so that academies can become more sustainable.
Mental Health Support with YouthFed
YouthFed is a youth charity that supports young people between the ages of 10 and 29, helping to improve their lives. Their vision is to help create a society where all young people are able to achieve their full potential. They shared Mark's story with us.
The Impact of Covid-19 on Schools
Lockdowns have had a massive impact on the education sector, with schools across the UK being closed for months on end, and learning having to move online. This briefing examines the ongoing impacts of Covid-19 on the education sector; discussing the ways schools have had to adapt teaching strategies so students are continually supported in their learning journey.
Generating Income from Uncommercialised Land with Pop Ups
Local authorities have reported a 17% decline in spending on public services since 2010 due to funding cuts. Cornwall Council established the pop up business scheme as a new way to generate income on uncommercialised council assets. This case study explores how the pop ups have generated income for the council and provided support to the local community and businesses.
The Community Trigger: Obstacles to Effective Access and Implementation
Out of 195 councils approached by BBC Panorama, 1 in 5 of them had never held a community trigger. ASB Help provides advice and support to victims of anti-social behaviour in England and Wales. In this article they discuss obstacles to effective access and implementation of the community trigger.
Universal Credit: Supporting Residents out of Poverty in Tower Hamlets
Tower Hamlets in East London is a borough with a stark contrast between wealth and deprivation. We heard from Cllr Mufeedah Bustin, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion at Tower Hamlets Council about how the council are working to lift residents out of poverty and improve life outcomes.
Embedding Digital Technology into Nursing
While the NHS implements its long-term plan to digitise healthcare, it is essential to engage nurses in this new digital strategy. This article outlines the need for digital integration into the nursing workforce.