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.
SASW joins "urgent" call to First Minister for National Disability Summit
SASW has written to the First Minister, joining a call for an "urgent" summit to address the impact of Covid-19 upon disabled people...
SASW Team Weekly Roundup
Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week
The G7, the pandemic and Social Work
Global leaders must recognise and invest in the importance of frontline health and care professionals to both combat the pandemic and build fairer, safer societies post-pandemic.
New naming convention for COVID variants
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced a new system for naming COVID-19. From now, Greek letters will be used to refer to variants first detected in countries like the UK, South...
'Social Distance in Social Work: COVID Capsule One'
invites a range of leading social work thinkers, practitioners, and people with lived experience of services to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 crisis through lenses such as poverty, culture and...
BASW joins calls for Government to place tackling child poverty at heart of Covid-19 recovery
The UK Government must work with the devolved governments, organisations such as BASW UK, and those with lived experience to prioritise the voices and needs of children and young people.