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Tool helps practitioners spot first signs of abuse and neglect

A new screening tool aims to make it easier for early years professionals to spot early signs of abuse and neglect in babies and toddlers.



Conor D'Arcy, Policy analyst at the Resolution Foundation

Conor D'Arcy talks about the likely impact of the new 'national living wage' to Katy Morton


Interview: Iain McMath, chief executive of Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services

Mr McMath is a member of the Childcare Voucher Providers Association (CPVA), which recently lost a Supreme...


Interview: Adam Butler, Policy and research officer, Family and Childcare Trust

Adam Butler has co-authored a new report, 'Access Denied: a report on childcare sufficiency and market...

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Editor's view - Lovely lullabies

Liz Roberts finds out why it's good to slow down and sing with babies


Making space for play

Professor Cathy Nutbrown shows why, in the words of Comenius and Confucius, 'it is better to play than...

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