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With 112 pages of ‘guidance’, who would organise a kids’ sports event?

The NSPCC has produced 112 pages of ‘updated guidance’ for how to organise ‘safe’ sports events for children. ………. One can only conclude that ‘safeguarding responsibilities’ for kids sports events are not about sports events, or safety, or children, but about the imposition … Continue reading

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Contrasts in Punishment

Why do some modern societies punish their offenders differently to others? Why are some more punitive and others more tolerant in their approach to offending and how can these differences be explained? Based on extensive historical analysis and fieldwork in … Continue reading

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Payment by results

A very good article linked through VPF’s (Venture Partnership foundation) website on the use of payment by results and the social impact bond. View here. I hear that a number of very worthwhile charities running programs have gone under due to cash … Continue reading

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