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BASW Advice Note to Members on the Two Child Cap and the ‘rape clause’
BASW has called for the abolition of the UK Government’s two child cap on Universal Credit and on Child Tax Credits. The policy will place more families into poverty and expose more women and...
Austerity Campaign Action Pack is launched by BASW and SWU
A ‘campaign pack’ to help people protest against austerity is being launched by BASW and SWU today, drawing on lessons learned from a 100-mile Boot Out Austerity walk in April. The step-by-step...
Help to shape the What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care
Practitioners’ Events: December 2017 and January 2018 A new What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care is being developed to help improve the lives of children, young people and families. The...
Boot Out Austerity Marches On with launch of Campaign Action Pack (and new supporting song!) - Thursday 30th November, Manchester
Join us today in Manchester to bring an end to austerity measures and call for social justice
A Budget that ignores the most vulnerable in our communities and leaves the worst of austerity intact.
The autumn Budget simply didn’t go far enough for the most vulnerable people in our communities for it lacked the measures needed to make a truly positive difference to those that need it most. ...
One in 10 children 'damaged' by parental alcohol abuse
The lives of an estimated 700,000 young people are being damaged because they live with a parent who abuses alcohol, a charity survey has warned.
Calling BASW Members to share your views on our new Articles of Association
We want to hear your views on how BASW is run and are inviting all members to come along to open meetings or join in the conversation via online webinar to ask questions and share your views on our...
Court of Appeal to hear Carolyne Willow’s fight for full disclosure on restraining children in prisons.