News

Celia Brackenridge has died aged 67 from leukaemia.

Topics: Working with our partners International sport Type:News article

International sportswoman and child protection lead Celia Brackenridge has died aged 67 from leukaemia. Read about her achievements and relationship with the CPSU.

May 25 2018

Start to talk campaign

Topics: International sport Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type:News article

The Council of Europe's campaign, Start to talk, includes videos highlighting the reasons why children think they can’t talk about sexual violence, and how sports can take action.

May 22 2018

What's new this month

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type:News article

We've uploaded new guidance on making fair membership decisions and responding to reports of non-recent abuse. Find out what else is new to the website this month. 

Apr 13 2018

Is this sexual abuse? report

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

New research from the NSPCC explores how professionals can support young people who have experienced peer sexual abuse by analysing the concerns being raised through Helpline and Childline.

Apr 10 2018

Keeping children safe in the digital world

Topics: Safeguarding children Online safety Type:News article

We take a look at the great resources provided by the UK Safer Internet Centre that help you to keep children safe online in 2018.

Feb 16 2018

Indecent images of children and young people

Topics: Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type:News article

This campaign is targeting 18 to 24-year-olds, informing them that viewing, sharing, making and distributing indecent images of under-18s is illegal and encouraging them to report such content.

Feb 06 2018

New Standards launched to protect Scottish children in sport

Topics: Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type:News article

The new Standards for Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport encourage sports organisations to adopt best practice for children in Scotland.

Dec 08 2017

How we supported Anti-bullying Week 2017

Topics: Working with our partners Community and school sports Online safety Type:News article

Anti-bullying Week took place 13-17 November this year with a theme of "All different, all equal". Find out how we supported the campaign. 

Nov 22 2017

Government agrees to close loophole

Topics: Community and school sports Safeguarding children Type:News article

The Government has agreed to close a loophole in the law that allows sports coaches and youth workers to have sex with 16 and 17-year-old children in their care. 

Nov 17 2017

Government consultation on Working together guidance

Topics: Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type:News article

Summary of proposed changes to England's statutory safeguarding guidance, Working together to safeguard children, and new regulations.

Nov 06 2017