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Have you heard about Report Harmful Content?

We’re calling for your help to answer this questionnaire about the helpline platform Report Harmful Content and to share your experiences…

Working Remotely? – Advice for Professionals & Parents from POSH & RHC

As UK schools close, or run at a limited capacity as a result of COVID-19, we know managing a child’s use of…

Coronavirus – UKSIC Services Update

All partners within the UK Safer Internet Centre are taking the necessary measures to ensure the health and safety of…

From Gaming to Safeguarding concerns: An update from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline (April – June 2018)

The Professionals Online Safety Helpline provides free support to members of the children’s workforce in the UK with an online safety concern.…

Safeguarding young people online: Advice for professionals this Safer Internet Day

As Safer Internet Day is fast approaching, Kathryn Tremlett from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline offers advice on what to…

Professionals Online Safety Helpline update: Oct – Dec 2017

The final quarter of 2017 continued to see a rise in contacts to the Professional Online Safety Helpline, with 24% more…

YouTube unveils new measures to tackle abuse of platform

Social Media giant YouTube has unveiled its plans to clamp down on abuse of its platform.

Helpline founder shortlisted for Hero award

Laura Higgins, Operations Manager for SWGfL and the UK Safer Internet Centre, has been shortlisted for the ‘Hero of the…

Professionals Online Safety Helpline update: April – July 2017

POSH has continued to see a rise in contacts, with 40% more contacts in the second quarter of 2017 compared to…

6 tips for talking about online anonymity

Kathryn Tremlett, Professionals Online Safety Helpline Practitioner, looks at the advice professionals may want to give when talking to young people about anonymous…

Advice for professionals – Talking to young people about extremism online

Advice from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline (POSH) to help professionals talk to young people about extremism online.

Advice for those concerned about the ‘Blue Whale’ story

Advice for those who are concerned about the ‘Blue Whale’ story, as well as expert opinions and other news stories to…