BASW responds to tragic death of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes
The British Association of Social Workers sends its heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and all those affected by the horrific murder of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes. We await the outcome of the...
Measuring Well-being in Welsh Social Work: A Research Report by Professor Neil Thompson, Abyd Quinn Aziz and Allison Hulmes
Measuring Wellbeing in Welsh Social Work: a research report This important survey led by Professor Neil Thompson, an expert in workforce wellbeing, consolidates and builds on our knowledge of...
Social workers write to Priti Patel opposing inhumane Police Bill that discriminates against Romani and Traveller families
The British Association of Social Workers, the Social Workers Union and partner organisations express concern that recent guidance is inhumane and unlawful.
16 Days of Action against gender-based violence
BASW supports the 16 Days campaign and is sharing a range of social work resources and content around the issue of gender-based violence.
BJSW Editor’s Choice vlog: in conversation with Will Mason and Lisa Bunting
BJSW co-editor Dr Reima Ana Maglajlic speaks to Will Mason and Lisa Bunting about their research into inequalities in UK child welfare interventions.
SWU looks forward to attending the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Children Event on the Health and Care Bill
The APPG for Children, supported by their secretariat the National Children’s Bureau, are hosting an event to explore what a good Integrated Care System looks like for children and identify...
Season's Greetings e-card by Harry Venning
BASW is fundraising to support Homeless and Asylum Seeker charities across the UK by sharing festive wishes with a specially designed Clare in the Community eCard by Harry Venning.
SWU supports former BASW Chair Guy Shennan’s 60th Birthday Quiz-A-Thon!
Every two years since 2009 (other than in 2017 when he walked 100 miles as part of the BASW/SWU Boot Out Austerity campaign), Guy has done a sponsored activity for 12 hours nonstop to raise money for...
SWU Campaign Fund launches the #FoodIsCare campaign
We are pleased to announce that the SWU Campaign Fund in partnership with Campaign Collective has launched its first campaign!
Carers Rights Day - 25 November 2021
BASW England statement - Social workers also have a key role to play in supporting carers, such as providing information, advice and guidance with a focus on rights and entitlements.
BASW England statement in response to BBC News findings that “100 people held more than 20 years in ‘institutions’”
These findings reaffirm the importance of our Homes Not Hospitals campaign
Reflections on COP26
By Lena Dominelli, University of Stirling, Head of Delegation for the International Association of Schools of Social Work at COP26
BASW is deeply saddened and shocked by the tragic deaths of people crossing the Channel to reach the UK this week.
BASW comment on human tragedies
World Social Work Day 2022
WSWD Poster launched by the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW)
Review of Children's Social Care agrees to Children's Rights Impact Assessment: BASW England response
BASW England’s members have consistently stated that children's rights must be at the heart of the Review of Children's Social Care...
This week in Westminster - Tuesday 23 November
Kerri Prince, BASW UK Public and Political Affairs Lead, provides an update from Westminster.
Social Work Employment Services: Plant a tree this Christmas!
For every worker registered through SWES, the team at Flexr will arrange for a tree to be planted through a commercial scheme to support the Woodland Trust.
Share your views: CQC new strategy and initial proposals for the Quality Assurance of Local Authorities
The BASW England response will be general and based on key themes identified from member responses.