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.
SASW stands by teachers and schools
SASW urges the Scottish Government to confirm that school staff are to be in the same priority for vaccination as health and social care staff and to enable local authorities and Third Sector...
BASW England response to report that thousands of vulnerable children have been sent to unregulated care homes during the pandemic
There needs to be significant, long-term investment in children and young people across the country - with support services for vulnerable children and care leavers requiring urgent resources, both...
Covid-19 and Vaccination: A BASW position statement
Social workers are a high priority for vaccination
Seasons Greeting e-Card by Harry Venning: Over £1000 raised to support homeless shelters
This winter BASW has been fundraising to support homeless shelters across the UK by encouraging members to share festive wishes with a specially designed Clare in the Community eCard by Harry Venning.
We need to look past the political bluster and there will be further analysis by sector experts over the coming weeks and months as the impact of this deal starts to become known.
End of year message from BASW Advice & Representation
Lien Watts, Head of BASW’s A&R Service and Assistant General Secretary at SWU, provides an update as the year comes to an end.