BASW UK writes to candidates for Prime Minister
BASW’s Chief Executive, Dr Ruth Allen, has written to both leadership candidates (Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak) about the need to address core issues such as poverty and social work services.
Local Government and Housing Committee’s report in relation to the provision of sites for Gypsy, Roma and Travellers is published
Read the report in relation to the provision of sites for Gypsy, Roma and Travellers
BASW Cymru and SWU celebrate South Asian Heritage Month 2022
BASW Cymru and the Social Workers Union wish you a fabulous South Asian Heritage Month and we invite you to share your stories and celebrations with us.
Care for Every Child: BASW and SWU sign joint statement on the urgent need to safeguard unaccompanied children
The government must put an end to the unofficial and ongoing shadow system of hotel accommodation for children not born in the UK.
SASW Conference: Save the Dates!
SASW's annual conference will take place on 22-24 November. It will be a hybrid event, with delegates having the choice to attend online or in-person. All in-person workshops and events will be...
SASW Supports Bridge the Gap Campaign
SASW has joined with 120 organisations calling on the Scottish Government to double Scottish child bridging payments. Earlier this year, the Scottish Child Payment was doubled for low income families...
SASW's summer of consultations
The SASW team has been busy this summer responding to several important consultations. In July, we gave our views to the Mental Health Law Review on their additional proposals for changes to mental...
Poetry wellbeing project launched to support Scotland’s social workers
A new project exploring how poetry can aid reflection, self-care and rejuvenation for adult social work and social care staff is to be launched in Scotland. Poetry for Wellbeing will be delivered in...