Adoption and Fostering

Popular Sheffield Cafe first to recognise Trade Union

The workers and owners of a popular local café/restaurant have forged a union recognition agreement thought to be a first of its kind in the city. South Street Kitchen in Park Hill has agreed to undertake collective bargaining with their workers’ union of choice, Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU). The agreement means that the owners… Read more »

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BASC cooks up a storm with colleges across the country

BASC’s wild food team is celebrating educating more than 700 members of the next generation of chefs about game meat in the last year. BASC has worked with 36 colleges across the UK since early 2021 to highlight the field to fork journey of game meat to students and staff and to highlight and promote… Read more »

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Failed adoption are on the increase
Adoption breakdowns doubles in five years

By Alice Cannet Adopted children are increasingly returned to care homes due to their parents’ inability to cope with them, new data revealed today. Data obtained under the Freedom of Information Act for Channel Four showed that the number of adopted children who were sent back to care homes has doubled in the past five… Read more »

Peers debate fertility bill next week
Peer: Married twins highlight biological ‘right to know’

Fertility law should recognise the rights of children to know their biological parents and not hide their identity, an independent peer has claimed. Independent peer Lord Alton told the House of Lords the right for children to know their biological origins should be treated as a human right. “Sooner or later the truth will out”… Read more »