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New Adoption and Fostering Group

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The Scottish Government has recently announced the creation of a new organisation to help children and young people find adoptive and foster families.


Women and men across Scotland who suspect their partner has an abusive background may now have that information disclosed to them, as Police Scotland’s Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse in Scotland is to be rolled out across the country.


A divorcing couple in England have been criticised by a family court judge for involving their children in a very bitter access dispute, reports the Telegraph.


Supporting Children in Care

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Provisions of the Children and Young People Act came into effect on 1st April that give extra support and greater rights for children and young people in care.


New Foster Families Needed in 2015

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Fostering charity The Fostering Network has highlighted that there is a pressing need in 2015 for new foster families to provide stable, secure and loving homes for record numbers of fostered children across the UK.


UK taxpayers are set to waste as much as £4.9 billion this year in unnecessary tax payments, including inheritance tax, according to new research by and Prudential. The study also found that Brits are set to gift nearly £200 million more to the taxman, compared to 2014, by not making the most of tax reliefs available to them, or by not using tax-efficient savings products.


Almost 40% of UK children born at the turn of the century lived through at least one change in their parents’ relationship status in their first 11 years – up from just 10% in 1969, a new study has found.


The last of a series of radical changes to the child maintenance system came into effect on 11th August 2014.


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