Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) Implementation Delay
Statement from the British Association of Social Workers
Pay uplift for social workers still unclear after public sector pay announcement
Today Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that 900,000 public sector workers are to get an above inflation pay rise.
SWU Social work campaign hits the airwaves
Blog by John McGowan, General Secretary of the Social Workers Union (SWU)
Scottish Parliament Committee launches inquiry into impact of covid-19 on human rights
The Equalities and Human Rights Committee have launched an inquiry into how Covid-19 has disproportionately affected the human rights of certain groups and individuals.
BASW increases support for social workers overseas in fight against Covid
An update on BASW's International Development Fund (IDF)...
BASW Vodcast with new co-editors of the British Journal of Social Work (BJSW)
BASW CEO Ruth Allen is joined by Professor Vasilios Loakimidis and Dr. Reima Ana Maglajlic
As we start to experience a gradual opening up of lockdown, it is timely to update you on BASW services.
An update from BASW Chair, Gerry Nosowska
Social work associations across the world took part in the first ever online general meeting of the International Federation of Social Workers.
BASW Chair Gerry Nosowska gives a round-up of the IFSW Global Meeting 11-13 July 2020
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.