A message from BASW Chief Executive and Chair during this lockdown
We are hearing from social workers in different roles and from students around the country about the impact that this new lockdown is having on their morale and wellbeing.
Education Secretary launches review of children’s social care.
The voice and experiences of children and young people must be at the heart of the review
SASW Team Weekly Roundup
Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week
BASW England and BASW Cymru response to proposed reforms to Mental Health Act
The proposed reforms to the Mental Health Act aim to provide greater choice and autonomy for patients in a mental health crisis
BASW England submits evidence to Joint Committee on Human Rights
The Joint Committee on Human Rights is examining the impact of lockdown restrictions on human rights and whether those measures only interfere with human rights to the extent that is necessary and...
BASW backs campaign to retain £20 Universal Credit uplift
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation campaign is supported by more than 80 civil society organisations, including BASW, who are all calling on the Government to extend and retain this lifeline.
New restrictions and unpaid work
Unpaid work can continue under the new Scottish Stay at Home restrictions although distancing requirements may impact the way in which services are delivered.