Explore our latest articles, insights and news on the topics that matter in social care.

Finding placements for young people with complex needs can be hard

Published: 11/12/2023

If you’re up to date with current affairs in social work, you’ll be familiar with the debate around unregulated placements. In 2021 the government announced it would become illegal for children under 16 to be placed in unregulated children’s homes or supported living placements.

Refresh your retention strategy today

Published: 01/12/2023

In a candidate-short sector like social care, employers are realising they need to become more focused on the experience of their employees, and the impact it can have on their retention figures.  

Presenting a case to an agency decision maker

Published: 25/11/2023

Most children’s social workers will eventually have to present a case for adoption to the agency decision maker. In my experience it’s something that people can find challenging, and even daunting at times.

Equinox teams make a real difference for children and young people

Published: 08/11/2023

We’ve been working with a particular local authority since senior managers recognised high caseloads had been leading to unavoidable drift and delay. Equinox was asked to provide a specialist court team in summer 2021.

Why Equinox?

Published: 11/10/2023

Equinox was founded in direct response to the challenges our clients face.

Why listen to your employees?

Published: 05/09/2023

The social care workforce is made up of highly skilled, responsible individuals who are serious about their careers, and committed to the people they support.

Sustainable recruiting

Published: 15/08/2023

At Equinox, we offer specialist consultancy based on really incisive human capital management.