Capital relaxes its timescales for conducting safeguarding investigations

Timescales for conducting safeguarding investigations have been relaxed in the capital to allow a more personalised approach to protecting adults at risk.

The policy and procedures for adult safeguarding in London now contains desired targets, rather than more definitive timescales, … Read more

Government updates its guidance on what to do if you find yourself being barred from DBS

The application process for DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service), or CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) up until recently, has always been considered a straightforward system. Put simply if someone is likely to be working with children or vulnerable people they need … Read more

International Women’s Day: Sharing my story – Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

After losing her mother to ovarian cancer in 2013, Sarah Carlick was determined to raise awareness and help other women with the disease. Here she talks about the loss of her mother, the BRCA gene and why she’s opted for Read more

Sarah is Raising Awareness for Ovarian Cancer

An event raising awareness for Ovarian Cancer will be led by Target Ovarian Cancer ambassador and Manchester-based Sarah Carlick.

Sarah is also chair of the Tic Tock Committee (TTC) set up by her late mother Ros who died from the … Read more

Aspire lectures provide opportunity to celebrate next generation of decision makers

I was recently asked to take part in a series of “Aspire” lectures at Bury Grammar School for Girls to talk to the next generation of female decision makers.

It was a hugely successful session and I felt that it … Read more

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