BASW England Statement on ‘Anti-Racism, Anti- Discrimination & Anti-Oppression in Social Work’
This BASW England position statement has been formulated based on the feedback of members, social work academics, practitioners, managers, and students.
BASW releases statements on EDI and Anti-Racism
These important statements are part of our commitment to ensuring social work is an inclusive profession that stands for a fairer, more equitable society – and challenges social injustice in all...
BASW / SWU service update
BASW services will be closed for a short period at the end of July / early August 2021
A warm welcome for new appointments to BASW Council
Members have elected two new Directors and a Treasurer.
Be at the heart of exciting new social work research with service users – and gain valuable CPD hours
Adult social workers encouraged to take part in new research study on the use of digital technologies with Disabled service users.
Black and minoritised ethnic social workers continue to experience racism at work, a report from the Scottish Association of Social Work finds
Read our press release on the launch of our report, "Racism in Scottish Social Work: a 2021 snapshot"...
Racism in Scottish Social Work: a 2021 snapshot
Read SASW's report exploring racism in the social work profession in Scotland...
SWU Blog: Stand Up Against Racism
The Social Workers Union has written to the new General Secretary of the Professional Footballers Association in solidarity with the three England players who have been facing a torrent of racist...
SWU Blog: Shout Out UK workshop brings SWU to Year 10 students in Birmingham
This SWU funded workshop was a brilliant opportunity to engage over 100 young people with political literacy.
Ruth Allen, BASW CEO and Gerry Nosowska, BASW chair share concerns for this stage of the pandemic
‘Social workers’ ethical response to Covid has gone far beyond the letter of the law and as a profession we need to continue acting on professional evidence and principles to promote the wellbeing of...