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Business Planning - Promotion and Publicity

A question for you: how are you going to get people to purchase, or to sign up for, what you're offering? Whether you're a private or voluntary provider, you'll have a certain set of customers you want to attract, and you need to set out…

Business Planning - Research

This section of your business plan is one of the most important - it's where you need to demonstrate the need or demand for your new services. This might include statistical information such as the growth in population and live births, the increasing number of…

Business Planning - Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats

A simple 'SWOT' analysis will help you and the reader see the strengths and weaknesses of your project, as well as the opportunities and threats you should bear in mind. Generally, strengths and weaknesses occur inside your project, while threats and opportunities are found outside.…

Business Planning - The new services; Premises; People and resources

The New Services  Give a summary here of the new services you want to develop. You've already set out the need for the services and said how you will promote and market them, so by now your reader should be eager to find out more.…

Buying your home

Buying a home is probably the biggest purchase you'll make in your life, so get as much advice as you can. Check out the local papers and sign up with local estate agents. This is free and they will send you details of properties that…

Care Planning, the Courts, and the Role of the Social Worker

Have you ever felt confused by the court process, or the complexities of care planning? When thinking about the range of people who work with each looked after child, do you know who everyone is and what they do? Do you understand the role of…

Care to Learn - Childcare funding for teenage parents

Care to Learn (C2L) provides financial support for teenage parents who want to continue in, or return to learning. It helps with the cost of their childcare and travel. What learning can a young parent do and what childcare will be funded? Care to Learn…

Caring for Children with a Learning Disability

Fostering a child or young person is one of the most challenging and rewarding things you can do.  It is a way of providing a family life for children who cannot live with their own parents.

Caring for someone with autism

If you care for someone with autism, their wellbeing will be your main concern but don't ignore your own needs. Getting help and support and the occasional break will be good for you as well as the person under your care. Benefits and help for…

Caring for Unaccompanied Migrant Children

This is a new 2 day training course written by CoramBAAF, in partnership with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the EU. It was designed specifically for foster carers in the UK who might wish to care fo unaccompanied migrant children, to be delivered…

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