BASW England 80-20 Campaign Survey 2021: Where are we three years on?
BASW England have refreshed the 2018 survey which resulted in campaigning to reverse the trend which saw children and families social workers spending just 20% of their time in direct contact with...
SASW Team Weekly Roundup
Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week
BASW response to audit report into Government’s response to pandemic
Social care and social work must be recognised as equals to healthcare, with greater transparency on key decisions
BASW Blog: The BASW 50th Anniversary Project - End of a journey and a nod to a new and exciting future
Gaby Zavoli, BASW Heritage project co-ordinator, looks back through a wonderful period of activities and celebrations – and encourages members to join us for a special reflection event next week.
National Age Assessment Board: BASW receives response from Home Office following consultation submission
In the response, the Immigration Minister referred to plans for a National Age Assessment Board (NAAB), a proposal that 50% of respondents to our survey disagreed with.
BASW Blog: Lewis Roberts reflects on recent Westminster Education Forum panel appearance
The panel discussed lessons learned during Covid-19 for improving child safeguarding and explored the future of virtual social work - a fantastic opportunity to ensure the social work voice and...
The Social Workers Union (SWU) is delighted to announce the winners of our World Social Work Day 2021 Essay Assignment Competition
Four social work students have each won £500 for their entries to SWU's WSWD 2021 Student Essay Assignment Competition, and two additional outstanding entries have been awarded prizes as well...
BASW England National Standing Committee election results 2021
BASW England National Standing Committee (NSC) is delighted to announce the following members have been elected to serve on the NSC for 2 years with the option to stand again for a further two years...
EU Settlement Scheme: BASW writes to Home Secretary
Dr Ruth Allen, BASW CEO, urges the Government to extend the deadline for the EUSS and create a more supportive environment for those who come forward.