Proving the worth of early help

Why focus on Cost Benefit Analysis? In Greater Manchester we have seen first-hand how important a robust approach to evaluation and Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) is in supporting effective decision making, particularly where Local Authorities and partner organisations are investing …

Parental Conflict and the Local Family Offer

Why consider parental relationships? It is evidently clear that inter-parental relationships characterised by acrimonious and destructive conflict are harmful for children. Parental conflict increases a child’s risk of developing emotional problems such as depression and anxiety.  Children may also develop behavioural …