Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month: a time for reflection and solidarity
Highlighting our response to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill
SWU delivers two motions at General Federation of Trade Unions (GFTU) Biennial General Council Meeting
The Social Workers Union (SWU) is pleased to announce that the two motions we presented at the GFTU’s Biennial General Council Meeting on 17 May 2021 were unanimously passed.
BASW Blog: Practice Educator Professional Standards in England (PEPS) - An Assessor's view of the last 12 months
Dr Jenni Burton explores her experience as a practice educator mentor during the pandemic - and some of the issues arising whilst using the refreshed PEPS.
BASW England raises concerns about the effect of increased charges for care and support
BASW England is concerned about reports of some service users who have decided not to use local services because they cannot afford to pay
SASW Team Weekly Roundup
Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week
Queen’s Speech 2021: BASW England response
BASW England is calling for reform to social care that goes beyond addressing the injustices of social care funding.
BASW and SWU respond to open letter about 'Assaults on Social Workers' petition
The petition, which has over 13,000 signatures, opened a discussion about how best to protect social workers at work
BASW member blog: End of life care from a pandemic focus
The focus of the new briefing paper ‘The State of End-of-Life Care’, from the Institute for Public Policy Research particularly significant at a time when we have collectively faced death
Queen's Speech 2021: BASW response
The Queen's Speech provides the government with an opportunity to highlight its priorities for the months ahead...