BASW England Social Work in Disasters review
BASW England hosted the Social Work in Disasters Conference 2019 this month, which saw people with experience of tragic events such as the Grenfell fire, Hillsborough and Manchester Arena bombing...
Quarterly update from the Scotland Team
The SASW team share an update on what we have been doing for our members over the last 3 months
The new government has a duty to listen, to understand and to make positive change to people’s lives.
BASW comments on the newly elected government
Social Work and Human Rights guides launched
To mark Human Rights Day on 10th December 2019 BASW has launched two documents
November Council – Reasons to be hopeful
Council met on 20th November in our BASW Cymru Office in Cardiff. It was good to see BASW Cymru staff and members and, particularly, to meet Chris and family. Chris is an incredible activist, who...
Young carers celebrate 70 years of the commonwealth
Around 50 young carers are gathering this weekend in Nairobi for a festival of play, fun, reflection and campaigning.
Scottish Government Review of Advance Payment Scheme
Scottish Government announces update on review of advance payment scheme for survivors of historical child abuse in care.
BASW congratulates award winning social workers
BASW would like to congratulate all the social workers who were recognised last week at the Social Worker of the Year Awards for the incredible work they do.
UK election: Party policies v our manifesto
With the general election just over two weeks away, how do the manifesto promises from the four main political parties – Conservatives, Green Party, Labour and Liberal Democrats – stack up against...
BASW UK – Maniffesto ar gyfer Gwaith Cymdeithasol
Mae Cymdeithas Brydeinig y Gweithwyr Cymdeithasol (BASW) yn galw ar ymgeiswyr seneddol yr holl bleidiau gwleidyddol i addo rhoi eu cefnogaeth i weithwyr cymdeithasol ac i’r plant, oedolion a’r...
Do you know a social worker who has left the profession?
We are looking for social workers who have left or are considering leaving the profession to share their stories.
Social Workers celebrate colleague’s lifetime of achievement
BASW NI's Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to Ms Liz Stevenson at the 2019 Social Work Awards...
BASW UK – A Social Work Manifesto
We are calling for support for social workers and the children, adults and families who use their services.
Launch of the CPD guidance on social work roles undertaken during disasters
A full day conference looking at the role of social workers in disasters will be taking place on the 2nd of December 2019 in Birmingham, organised by BASW. As part of this conference, new CPD...
SASW response to call for views on Children (Scotland) Bill
Read SASW's views on the Children (Scotland) Bill, which makes changes to how disputes are settled when families break down...
BASW NI launches all-island professional identity survey
Take part in our exciting research study exploring social workers’ sense of professional identity.
General Election 2019 – Registering & using your vote
Polling date for the 2019 General Election is 12th December 2019 and the deadline for registering to vote is midnight 26th November 2019.
Social Workers launch all-island research project exploring professional identity
The all-island study into social work identity is being conducted by BASW NI in partnership with its counterpart in the Republic of Ireland and social work regulators.
Urgent reform is needed to maximise people’s potential for independence and self-determination, living the lives they want and are entitled to live
BASW comment on the Join Select Committee for Human Rights report calling for an overhaul of inspections and changes to the Mental Health Act to protect autistic adults and people with learning...