Scottish Parliament Update
SASW’s Communications and Policy Officer Emily Galloway provides a brief overview of what happened last week in Parliament…
A message from Ruth Allen, BASW CEO, for World NGO Day
Ahead of World NGO Day, Dr Ruth Allen shares an engaging and informative webinar from the Council of Europe exploring the challenges for NGOs and civil society groups in conflict and post-conflict...
Local Elections 2021: Register to Vote
Up for election this year is the Welsh Parliament, the Scottish Parliament, many local authorities across England, English metro Mayors, and the Greater London Assembly including the Mayor of London.
SWU Blog: LGBT+ History Month and Ubuntu
February is a time to celebrate LGBT+ people in all their diversity. This year's theme "Body, Mind and Spirit" provides opportunity to explore the complexities of identity and to...
Are you interested in developing our knowledge of practice relating to mothers who are in and leaving care in Scotland?
Emma Young, a researcher based at the University of Strathclyde, is undertaking research looking at professional responses to mothers who are in and leaving care.
Orkney 30 years on
SASW National Director Alison Bavidge reflects on how social work policy and practice has changed 30 years on from the Orkney child abuse scandal
SASW Team Weekly Roundup
Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week
Restitution Orders - Summary for Criminal Justice Social Work
A summary for criminal justice social workers on restitution orders
An open letter: BASW Cymru asks Welsh Government for recognition payment for social workers and students in Wales
Read the open letter sent to Vaughan Gething, Minister for Health & Social Services from BASW Cymru,
World Social Work Week 2021
Find out more about how SASW are celebrating World Social Work Week 2021
BASW welcomes vaccine priority change for people with learning disabilities
Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has issued revised guidance to the Government that all people on the learning disability register should now be prioritised for a COVID...
Social Workers Union seeks to join TUC – comments from SWU General Secretary and SWU Chair
The Social Workers Union (SWU) is making a formal application to affiliate to the Trade Union Congress (TUC). If the application is successful, SWU will become a TUC member representing the...
BASW England Branch Blog: Esme Daley
Today is the day we’ve been waiting for, when our Prime Minister will again share his ‘roadmap’ of how restrictions will be eased. Many have been waiting for this update to find out whether their...
Outlanders - Hidden Narratives From Social Workers Of Colour
In this landmark publication, social workers from Black and other Global Majority Communities showcase a rich and diverse collection of their essays, poems, stories and reflections, providing unique...
BASW Cymru joins call for action on health inequalities
More than 30 organisations from across health, housing and social care in Wales come together to call for action on health inequalities.
SWU World Social Work Day 2021 student essay competition will award £500 grants to four winners
Calling all Social Work Students: Answer this year’s SWU Assignment question for the chance to win a £500 grant. You have until June 4 to submit your entry.
BASW CEO Ruth Allen is joined by Morgan Vine, Independent Age
New vlog: Hear about experiences of older people who access social care services and the impact of Covid
BASW encourages members to respond to Human Rights review consultation
The Review will consider how the Human Rights Act is working in practice and whether any change is needed.