Reflections on NAVSH Annual Conference 2024

It was another successful NAVSH conference for Welfare Call this year, and we were very proud to be part of NAVSH’s 10 year anniversary celebration. Over the course of the two days, it was not only lovely to see and… Read more

Posted by on 20th March 2024

Come and meet us at the NAVSH Annual Conference in Birmingham, 11th-12th March 2024

With the NAVSH conference only a week away now, Welfare Call always looks forward to this time of year, when we can catch up with new and familiar faces. Our goody bags are becoming infamous as well (I’ll keep it… Read more

Posted by on 4th March 2024

Come and meet us at the National Children and Adult Services Conference 2023

We’re excited to announce our participation in this year’s National Children and Adult Services Conference, a must-attend event for councillors, directors, senior officers, directors of public health, policymakers and service managers, and any individuals or organisations with responsibilities for… Read more

Posted by on 20th November 2023

Unifying Services for Better Care: How Welfare Call Leads the Way

In the ever-evolving landscape of health, social care, and education, effective coordination and collaboration are crucial for ensuring the well-being of vulnerable children and young people. Welfare Call stands at the forefront, playing a key role in unifying services to… Read more

Posted by on 23rd September 2023

Why work for Welfare Call?

Our people are our greatest asset. Help us build our story and be part of something special.   What we do Here at The Welfare Call Group, we provide solutions and services to over 100 Local Authorities and organisations throughout… Read more

Posted by on 23rd August 2023

Our Attendance Service Continues to Expand: Welcome to Welfare Call

Attendance Monitoring data is a vital tool allowing Authorities to take control and react where problems arise and strive for improvements in their absenteeism and exclusion figures. We already work with more than 75% of Local Authorities to ensure that… Read more

Posted by on 17th April 2023

Reflections on the NAVSH conference 2023

A massive thank you to everyone who came to say hello and chat with us at the NAVSH conference 2023.   We had a fantastic two days at the event and as always it was lovely to catch up with… Read more

Posted by on 31st March 2023

Cyber Essentials: Some big changes made in 2022

In January, the NCSC announced an update of the Cyber Essentials technical controls. This move was part of a regular review of the scheme to ensure it keeps evolving as the threat landscape and technologies change. That update was… Read more

Posted by on 7th March 2023

Come and meet us at the NAVSH 2023 Annual Conference in Manchester, Weds 8th & Thurs 9th March 2023

This week we’re taking part in the NAVSH annual conference at the Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester on Weds 8th & Thurs 9th March 2023. We’re very much looking forward to seeing you all during the two-day… Read more

Posted by on 6th March 2023

Welfare Call accepted for the government G-Cloud 13 Framework

Welfare Call are happy to announce that we’ve once again been accepted on the latest iteration of the Government certified Digital Marketplace framework, G-Cloud 13. The G-Cloud framework is an initiative that the Government began in 2012 to provide UK… Read more

Posted by on 12th December 2022

National Mourning Closure : Monday 19th September

As you will probably be aware Britain has been given an extra bank holiday for the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral on Monday September 19th. The DfE has confirmed that all schools and colleges should close on the bank… Read more

Posted by on 13th September 2022

Celebrating Success: Internal Staff Changes

We have recently conducted internal interviews for two senior posts and are pleased to announce the following internal staff changes:   Rebecca Fevers – Head of Product Development Rebecca has worked for Welfare Call for over ten years and over… Read more

Posted by on 28th June 2022

Welfare Call Forum: Give us your views

For the last two years, we have been unable to host our annual forums (usually hosted in Leeds and central London in November) due to the impact which COVID has had. Instead, we have hosted and conducted a series of… Read more

Posted by on 22nd June 2022

Further £16.6m Funding Confirmed for Virtual Schools by Will Quince MP

Last month saw the return of the National Association of Virtual School Heads Conference as an in-person event at London’s Earls Court. It was great to catch up with virtual heads in person after working alongside them remotely for so… Read more

Posted by on 24th March 2022

Cyber Essentials : 2021 Confirmed Compliant

“Despite the challenges and substantial changes in working practices over the last 12 months, as we all get used to a new ‘normal’ we are delighted to say that our security processes have met the everything 2020 could throw at… Read more

Posted by on 14th December 2021

Covid-19: business continuity updates

During this outbreak we are communicating directly with our customers daily and issuing regular business continuity updates by email.  You can see the status of our services in the table below: Service Status Extranet Running as usual ePEP Running as… Read more

Posted by on 3rd April 2020

Remembering Francis Holt

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Francis Holt. Francis passed away on the evening of the 23rd January 2020 after suffering from a long-term illness. After exhausting all treatment options he had spent… Read more

Posted by on 12th February 2020

Welfare Call 2019 Annual Forum

Event: London ForumDate: Friday 8th NovemberVenue: Mary Ward House Conference and Exhibition Centre, 5-7 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SNView on map Event: Leeds ForumDate: Friday 22nd NovemberVenue: The Queens Hotel, City Square, Leeds, LS1 1PJView on map WELFARE… Read more

Posted by on 18th September 2019

Welcome to our community! Poole, Wokingham and Aberdeen City join Welfare Call

It’s a new term and we’re happy to welcome some new Local Authorities to our community . . . as well as welcoming back some longer standing customers!   We are pleased to welcome back Birmingham and Islington to our… Read more

Posted by on 17th September 2018

Welcome aboard Birmingham!

Welfare Call is over the moon to announce that Birmingham’s Virtual School have chosen Welfare Call to support them in the collection of school attendance for their looked after children. Birmingham has the biggest cohort of children in care in… Read more

Posted by on 17th March 2018
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