War in Ukraine - BASW statement
Government scheme must be resourced and managed and appropriate safeguarding arrangements in place for children and adults to ensure the safety and welfare of all.
When Asylum Seekers are White: Media Eurocentrism and Racism Within Refugee Discourses
SASW is pleased to host this guest blog by Renite Gosal, on our EDI hub. Renite is a current MSc student pursuing Global Mental Health and Society at the University of Edinburgh. She holds a Bachelor...
Unions in solidarity with SWU on World Social Work Day
SWU invited fellow unions to celebrate social work and social workers with us on World Social Work Day 2022 and we were touched by the many messages of solidarity and support that we received.
SASW Celebrates World Social Work Day
On World Social Work Day, the Scottish Association of Social Work (SASW) is paying tribute to the invaluable contributions of social workers across Scotland but also urging MSPs to "grasp the...
Ukrainian Refugee Crisis: BASW writes to Home Office urging Government to scale up response
The UK Government needs to go much further, and much faster, in scaling up effective responses to meet this huge need.
BASW launches first annual survey of membership, revealing what social workers want to overcome current challenges
Survey reveals the motivations, hopes and ambitions of social workers, plus current challenges and priorities for the future.
Prevention of Homelessness Duties Consultation
The Scottish Government and COSLA are currently consulting on proposals for new prevention of homelessness duties. Some of the proposals will have an impact on social work and so it is vital that the...
This Week in Westminster: War in Ukraine, Nationality and Borders Bill, Human Rights Act
Kerri Prince, BASW UK Public Affairs Lead, provides an update from Westminster.
A range of anti-racist organisations supported by BASW Cymru are calling for Jimmy Carr event to be cancelled in an open letter
The group are inviting signatures to the open letter to St David’s Hall, Cardiff.