EU Settlement Scheme: Social workers see the obstacles every day – why can’t the Government?
Extending the deadline and providing a supportive environment reassures people that coming forward to register themselves is the right way forward.
IMPACT – Improving Adult Care Together – Call for Social Worker Nominations to the National Assemblies
New four-nation initiative aimed at sharing innovation and good practice in Adult Social Care
British Association of Social Workers (BASW) and the Social Workers Union (SWU) re-sign new Co-operation Agreement
John McGowan, SWU General Secretary and Ruth Allen, BASW Chief Executive signed a new, formal co-operation agreement between the two organisations in London on Thursday 10th June. The new Co-...
Independent Review of Children's Social Care - Oversimplification of the role of social workers and negative government narrative of social worker engagement with children and families
Andy Gill, BASW England Chair and Maris Stratulis, BASW England National Director comment on the Sunday Times article
BASW UK writes to Foreign Secretary on overseas aid
Cutting overseas aid at such a crisis point for humanity is a mistake and will make the journey to pandemic recovery even more difficult for the world’s poorest.
SWU 10th Anniversary Blog: Why Unions Matter
BASW / SWU Advice & Representation Service Trade Union Officer Lisa Fitzpatrick writes an in-depth blog about the A&R Service for SWU's 10th Anniversary. She is passionate about working...
APPG for Social Work call for evidence - new models of children's social work
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Social Work has launched an inquiry into new models of children’s social work and is inviting interested groups and individuals to submit written evidence.
This Week in Westminster - Friday 11 June 2021
Kerri Prince, BASW UK Public and Political Affairs Lead, provides an update from Westminster.