DfE consults on new Working Together guidance

The Department for Education is consulting on proposed revisions to the Working Together 2013 guidance. Changes are around: the referral of allegations against those who work with children; and notifiable incidents and the definition of serious harm. Deadline for responses is 2 February 2015.
Source: Department for Education 06 January 2015
Further information:
Revisions to Working together to safeguard children: government consultation (PDF)
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