BASW Blog: In praise of LGBT+ History month
As a gay man, this month I am celebrating LGBT+ History Month. As a social worker, next month I will celebrate World Social Work Day on 16th March with the common message ‘I am Because We Are’.
Blog: SWU shares Article 39’s deep concern about the Children’s Social Care Review 2021
This is a ‘once-in-a-generation’ opportunity for desperately needed change to the children’s social care system, so why is the government acting like it’s just another contract to award to their...
Government Minister responds to BASW CEO letter on Universal Credit uplift
Last month BASW added its voice to the call to retain the £20 weekly Universal Credit uplift
BASW England policy statement on the Independent review of children’s social care
This policy statement comes after consideration by relevant BASW England member-led groups and the National Standing Committee
Blog: 'Why testing is just as important as vaccines in social work'
What has happened to standardised Covid-19 Testing for social workers in England? BASW's Liz Howard asks the question and urges social workers to do the same...
Write to your MP: Put child poverty at the heart of the upcoming Budget
BASW backs the End Child Poverty campaign and encourages members to write to their local MP.
This Week in Westminster – 12th February 2021
Parliament went into recess yesterday so MPs will have travelled back to their constituencies to spend a week…continuing to do everything virtually!
SASW Team Weekly Roundup
Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week