SASW stands by teachers and schools
SASW urges the Scottish Government to confirm that school staff are to be in the same priority for vaccination as health and social care staff and to enable local authorities and Third Sector...
BASW England response to report that thousands of vulnerable children have been sent to unregulated care homes during the pandemic
There needs to be significant, long-term investment in children and young people across the country - with support services for vulnerable children and care leavers requiring urgent resources, both...
Covid-19 and Vaccination: A BASW position statement
Social workers are a high priority for vaccination
Seasons Greeting e-Card by Harry Venning: Over £1000 raised to support homeless shelters
This winter BASW has been fundraising to support homeless shelters across the UK by encouraging members to share festive wishes with a specially designed Clare in the Community eCard by Harry Venning.
We need to look past the political bluster and there will be further analysis by sector experts over the coming weeks and months as the impact of this deal starts to become known.
End of year message from BASW Advice & Representation
Lien Watts, Head of BASW’s A&R Service and Assistant General Secretary at SWU, provides an update as the year comes to an end.
BASW Chair Gerry Nosowska reflects on 2020 and looks ahead to 2021
Thank you for your bravery and commitment in working throughout such a hugely challenging year.
A statement of gratitude to BASW Cymru members
In 2021, BASW Cymru will not stop ensuring that social workers have a strong voice and are heard at the highest levels of Government, Policy and Regulation in Wales.
A Christmas message from the Social Workers Union (SWU)
Each and every one of you has come together as social workers to achieve exceptional things while looking after your families, supporting your colleagues and investing in your communities.
A 'Thank You' letter from BASW England
As 2020 draws to a close, BASW England has released a 'Thank You' letter to social workers across the country...
BASW office hours over the Christmas break
We close at 1pm on 24 December 2020 and reopen 9am on 4 January 2021
Being Homeless at Christmas
Caroline McDonald shares what its like working with a homeless family with no recourse to public funds
End of year message from Ruth Allen, BASW CEO
Throughout the last nine months I have often been in awe at the fortitude, positivity and creativity from social workers in the UK and across the world.
BASW in Westminster - Christmas edition
More doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been issued this week around the UK, and we’ll really see a ramping up of jabs being given out in January as people at the top of the priority list get...
Building Relationships at Christmas
Toyin Odenugba shares her reflections on the importance of building relationships with the people you work with as a social worker working in adult services
A Christmas Message from SASW
National Director, Alison Bavidge and Chair, Jude Currie, share a Christmas Message to SASW members
BASW England joins calls for people with learning disabilities to be given vaccine priority status
Government needs to recognise a range of different needs, not just clinical ones
Winter solstice message from Alison Bavidge
On winter solstice 2020, National Director Alison Bavidge shares a message of reflection and hope for 'warmer times'...
Reflections from a Mental Health Officer
Our Committee Member and Mental Health Officer, Ian Jeffries, reflects on how his work has changed since Covid-19