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Barnardo’s celebrates place in the Top 30 of Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2015

15 Jan 2015

Barnardo’s is one of the UK’s best employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff, a new survey reveals today.

Scheme to help prisoners’ families hailed a success

14 Jan 2015

There’s hope on the horizon for the 200,000 UK children with a parent in prison following the success of two-year pilot scheme to improve the lives of families of prisoners.

Celebrities reveal teen pics to launch Barnardo's fostering campaign

12 Jan 2015

Dame Joan Collins, Andy Serkis and the late Lynda Bellingham are among stars who have braved the days of acne and dodgy haircuts to release candid photos of themselves as adolescents. Barnardo’s approached celebrities for their ‘unseen’ teen pics as part of a new campaign to recruit more foster carers in the UK.

Celebrities Reveal Teen Pics to Launch Barnardo’s Fostering Campaign

12 Jan 2015

Dame Joan Collins, Andy Serkis, Linda Robson are among stars who have braved the days of acne and dodgy haircuts to release candid photos of themselves as adolescents. Barnardo’s approached celebrities for their ‘unseen’ teen pics as part of a new campaign to recruit more foster carers in the UK.

Dame Shirley Bassey calls for unwanted gifts to go to Barnardo's

02 Jan 2015

Long term supporter of Barnardo’s Dame Shirley Bassey regularly donates to their shops and is appealing for people in the UK to take their unwanted Christmas gifts to their nearest store.

Help extend the Festive Cheer by Re-gifting Christmas Presents to Children’s Charity

29 Dec 2014

Recycling and re-gifting your Christmas presents can help vulnerable children in the year ahead, and help bring festive cheer to those who have gone without, says Barnardo’s Scotland.

Adoption Maps 2014

24 Dec 2014

Barnardo's response to the release of adoption maps today from the Department of Education

Human Trafficking Bill ‘major step forward in tackling child sexual exploitation’ says Barnardo’s Scotland

12 Dec 2014

Barnardo’s Scotland welcomes today’s publication of the Scottish Government draft Human Trafficking and Exploitation Bill (2) and described it as a major step forward in tackling the perpetrators of child sexual exploitation.

Barnardo’s Scotland response to new Human Trafficking and Exploitation Bill

12 Dec 2014

Martin Crewe, Director of Barnardo’s Scotland said: "We welcome the introduction of the new Bill to strengthen the law on human trafficking.

‘Class Ceiling’ blights poor children's education

08 Dec 2014

Educational success in 2014 remains the preserve of wealthy families, a new study reveals today. The report by the Fair Education Alliance finds that a ‘class ceiling’ continues to prevent poor children getting the education they need to achieve success. The Alliance is made up of 25 UK organisations, including Barnardo’s.

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