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Social Workers and Children's Guardians in the family justice system

A research based future

21 May 2019

A talk by Sir James Munby at the 30th anniversary celebration of Nagalro at Gray’s Inn on 21 May 2019 Download presentation here Read more

Response Social Work England Consultations

01 May 2019

SWE Fitness to Practice Rules - 2019 Download Response fitness to practise pdf SWE Professional Standards - 2019 Download Response professional standards pdf SWE Qualifying Education and Training Standards - 2019 Download Response... Read more

On-going ISW pay Freeze endangers most vulnerable children

29 Apr 2019

This month the Legal Aid Agency reissued its Guidance on the Remuneration of Expert Witnesses1. This document, together with regulations made in 2013, fix the payments which can be made by the Legal Aid Agency where experts prepare reports for the... Read more

Review of anonymised judgments on Bailii: Children, privacy and ‘jigsaw identification’

01 Oct 2018

A review of anonymised judgments on Bailii: Children, privacy and ‘jigsaw identification’ Julia Brophy, with Kate Perry and Eleanor Harrison  Download document here October 2015 Read more

Practice Direction 27a – Family Proceedings: court bundles

31 Jul 2018

https://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/procedure-rules/family/practice_directions/pd_part_27a 31 July 2018 Read more

Nagalro Guide to the Cafcass Professional Time Guidance 2019

How to Interpret and Lawfully apply Cafcass' 'Draft Guidance on the use of Professional Time

25 Jul 2018

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Nagalro Press Release re Nagalro Guide to the Cafcass Professional Time Guidance

25 Jul 2018

Cafcass and Cafcass Cymru’s ‘Draft Guidance on the Use of Professional Time to Benefit Children’ came to Nagalro’s attention a year ago. Here, Judith Timms OBE, Nagalro Policy Consultant, explains the decisive action Nagalro has taken to air... Read more

Nagalro Joins Voices Condemning FDAC National Unit Closure

13 Jul 2018

Nagalro Joins Voices Condemning FDAC National Unit Closure Download consultation here  Read more

President’s Guidance: Listing Final Hearings in Adoption cases

20 Apr 2018

https://www.judiciary.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/pfd-guidance-doption.pdf 10 April 2018 Read more

Child Welfare professionals warn of unaccetable risks arising from time managed Cafcass Policies

10 Apr 2018

LEADING CHILD WELFARE PROFESSIONALS WARN OF UNACCEPTABLE RISKS ARISING FROM TIME MANAGED CAFCASS POLICIES For immediate release on 10 April 2018 Nagalro and seventeen other professional bodies and individuals have issued a Joint Position... Read more

Contact: a point of view

Lord Justice McFarlane

05 Mar 2018

Speech by Lord Justice McFarlane at the Nagalro Annual Conference 2018 Keynote Address: Contact: a point of view Download speech here Read more

Response to the FRG Care Crisis Review

A sector-led review of the rise in applications for care orders

15 Jan 2018

Nagalro Response to Care Crisis Review - A sector-led review of the rise in applications for Care orders and the number of children in care facilitated by Family Rights Group Download response here Read more

Response proposed amendment to bundles: PD-PD 27A

15 Sep 2016

CONSULTATION REGARDING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO BUNDLES: PD-PD 27A Download consultation here Read more

Response to consultation on McKenzie Friends

22 Jun 2016

Nagalro response to Reforming the courts’ approach to McKenzie Friends - A Consultation Download consultation here Read more

Open letter in response to DoE paper: Adoption - a vision for change

March 2016

11 May 2016

Open Letter from Nagalro in response to the policy paper: Adoption:  A vision for change (Department of Education, March 2016) Download letter here Read more

Open Letter from Nagalro in response to policy paper: Adoption: A vision for change (DoE), March 2016)

11 May 2016

Open Letter from Nagalro in response to the policy paper: Adoption: A vision for change (Department of Education, March 2016) Download here Read more

Transparency Project: s20 Practice Guidance

02 Feb 2016

This guide is about making decisions to use s.20 and how it should be done.  It is not a legal document. Download here Read more

HHJ Bellamy Practice Guide: the use of Section 20 of the Children Act

01 Feb 2016

HHJ Bellamy Practice Guide: the use of Section 20 of the Children Act Download article here February 2016 Read more