BASW launches UK wide Professional Peer Support Service
Find out more about BASW's UK wide Professional Peer Support Service...
IFSW honours Margaret Humphreys with award
BASW is delighted that the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) honoured Margaret Humphreys CBE for her life-long service to international social work with its Andrew Mouravieff-Apostol...
BASW vodcast: Steve Appleton, Regional Lead for Europe at the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL)
Steve Appleton joins BASW CEO Ruth Allen for our latest Vodcast
Blog by John McGowan, General Secretary of the Social Workers Union, on the launch of SWU's 6 Point Action Plan
Recent findings from the Social Workers Union members’ survey highlight that the social work system faces collapse as they expect a massive increase in referrals to social services as lockdown...
Congratulations to all the social work students that have graduated this year!
BASW Cymru is incredibly proud to welcome the newest cohort of qualified social workers to the ranks of the profession in Wales.
BASW Cymru raises concerns with Swansea University regarding the proposed cut in staffing to their Social Work Programme.
Read BASW Cymru's National Director, Allison Hulmes' full letter to Swansea University raising members' concerns to the proposed cut in staffing to the BSc and MSc Social Work...
SWU: Social Work’s Six-Point Urgent Action Plan
The UK’s social work system faces collapse as a third of social workers look to leave the profession, according to data collated by the Social Workers Union (SWU).  A survey of SWU members found...
The Social Workers Union (SWU) responds to the budget
SWU's response as it prepares to launch six point plan for action...
BASW’s initial comment on the Summer Economic Statement
BASW sets out initial views on Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s summer economic statement
National co-production week
As part of national Co-production week check out the latest resources from BASW and our partners the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).
Help us tackle homelessness
Share your views and expertise and play you part in eradicating homelessness across Scotland.
Caldicott Principles: a consultation about revising, expanding and upholding the principles
BASW England asks members for feedback on proposed changes to good practice principles which are applied to the use of confidential information
BASW Cymru is piloting the Social Workers Working Conditions and Wellbeing Toolkit in the Swansea Council Child and Family Services
BASW Cymru is really pleased to announce that we will be piloting the Social Workers Working Conditions and Wellbeing Toolkit in the Swansea Council Child and Family Services.
BASW vlog update: BASW 50
The first vlog in July with BASW CEO Ruth Allen discussing BASW’s 50th birthday celebrations and IFSW's upcoming International Conference...
Refugee rights must be protected
BASW supports cross-party amendments to maintain the full rights of individuals under Dublin III regulation.
PM must prioritise children as much as health and economy
Plea from over 150 organisations including Social Workers Union
Social Graces: A practical tool to address inequality
On January 1st 2020, if you had asked the average social worker whether they operated in a fair and just society, the resounding answer would have been ‘no’.
Cardiff University student amongst winners of recent Social Worker Union competition!
The Social Workers Union (SWU) has announced the winners of their World Social Work Day Essay Assignment Competition.
BASW blog: Social work with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities
In June every year we celebrate Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Month and I was recently thinking about my second-year placement during my social work training where I was placed with the Educational...