Adult & Children http://www.govtoday.co.uk/ Wed, 09 Apr 2014 02:45:46 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) en-gb Reform of child neglect law ‘will change lives’ http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/18074-reform-of-victorian-child-neglect-law-will-change-lives The emotional neglect of children will soon be illegal in England and Wales thanks to a three year campaign by Action for Children.

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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 08:48:55 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/18074-reform-of-victorian-child-neglect-law-will-change-lives
Scottish families face childcare challenge http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/18067-scottish-families-face-childcare-challenge Families in Scotland are being put under pressure because of patchy provision of childcare and above inflation prices rises, a report published today has warned.

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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:17:43 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/18067-scottish-families-face-childcare-challenge
Do teenagers have the resiliency skills to cope? http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17904-do-teenagers-have-the-resiliency-skills-to-cope Kevin Gallagher from the CPA (Creative Psychology in Action) tells Govtoday about the pressure young people face in school and at home. 

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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:30:15 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17904-do-teenagers-have-the-resiliency-skills-to-cope
Media stereotypes hold young people back in jobs market http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17880-media-stereotypes-hold-young-people-back-in-jobs-market False stereotyping of young people in the media and wider society is having a negative effect on both their self-esteem and employment opportunities, reveals a new Demos report supported by National Citizen Service (NCS).

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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 09:32:06 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17880-media-stereotypes-hold-young-people-back-in-jobs-market
Negative attitudes leave disabled children 'desperate' http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17877-negative-attitudes-leave-disabled-children-isolated-and-desperate Six in 10 parents of disabled children (59%) say their son or daughter has been unable to access youth clubs, play groups and other local activities, because they are disabled.

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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:20:46 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17877-negative-attitudes-leave-disabled-children-isolated-and-desperate
Before considering surrogacy overseas do your research, advises FCO http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17837-before-considering-surrogacy-overseas-do-your-research-advises-fco The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is today encouraging prospective parents to seek professional legal advice before entering into surrogacy arrangements abroad.

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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:27:01 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17837-before-considering-surrogacy-overseas-do-your-research-advises-fco
Why are we failing to support bereaved people? http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17751-why-are-we-failing-to-support-bereaved-people Every minute someone in Britain dies, and almost half of us say we've been bereaved in the last five years. Yet society's response before and after a death often falls short, which can make dealing with loss so much more difficult.

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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 11:18:30 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17751-why-are-we-failing-to-support-bereaved-people
More than a quarter of young adults live with parents http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17724-more-than-a-quarter-of-young-adults-live-with-parents More than a quarter of 20 to 34-year-olds in the UK were living with their parents in 2013, including nearly half of 20 to 24-year-olds, figures published today revealed.

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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 12:19:23 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17724-more-than-a-quarter-of-young-adults-live-with-parents
Get single parents into work to save on welfare - report http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17697-get-single-parents-into-work-to-save-on-welfare-report-urges Of the 1.8 million single parent households in the UK, 650,000 – almost 1 in 4 – are not in any sort of work, with the average single parent household claiming twice as much in benefit support as the average two parent household.

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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 10:30:32 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17697-get-single-parents-into-work-to-save-on-welfare-report-urges
Bereaved people being failed by lack of support in the workplace http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17664-bereaved-people-being-failed-by-lack-of-support-in-the-workplace New report published by NCPC, Dying Matters and the National Bereavement Alliance highlights failings and makes recommendations for improvements.

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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 10:19:47 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/local-government-news/37-adult-children/17664-bereaved-people-being-failed-by-lack-of-support-in-the-workplace