Article 39 and SWU are among 30 signatories of joint letter calling for publication of Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel report
Organisations concerned with the rights and welfare of looked after children believe this CSPRP report on 48 separate incidents could contain critical evidence about systemic failings.
SWU is working with our members in the run-up to the National Care Service Bill
We need to ensure the workforce is protected and that this Bill will bring better care and support to people in Scotland.
DHSC Building the Right Support Action Plan: BASW England response
The release of the Action Plan and the Red Quadrant independent report on funding flows reflect a major step forward for campaigners
SASW Engages with Social Workers on the National Care Service Bill
This week, SASW ran two online engagement sessions for social workers and students across Scotland on the proposed National Care Service Bill. This week, SASW ran two online engagement sessions for...
SWU opposes replacing Human Rights Act with “Bill of Rights”
As trade unionists and social workers we cannot settle for legislation that would unabashedly offer us less rights and protection.
SASW calls for more opportunities to study social work
SASW National Director, Alison Bavidge this week met with Scottish Greens Spokesperson on Health and Social Care, Gillian Mackay MSP to discuss ways to improve social work workforce capacity. During...
BASW in Westminster: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigns
Kerri Prince, BASW UK Public Affairs Lead, provides an update from Westminster
Participants wanted for mapping trauma training
The Scottish Government wants to understand the current landscape of trauma training across the children and families workforce. Andthen are conducting this research and would like to hear from...