BASW England group statement on student bursaries
BASW England Student & NQSW set out recommendations
SASW Position Statement: Schedule 9 UK Coronavirus Act Equalities & Human Rights Evidence Session
Read our position statement on Schedule 9 of the UK Coronavirus Act, delivered at the Scottish Parliament's Equalities and Human Rights Committee evidence session...
BASW England fully supports the calls for urgent government action to end the scandal of family homelessness.
Response to the Children’s Commissioner report on the impact of eviction and homelessness on vulnerable children.
SWU Blog: Preparing for the Social Workers Union AGM
Social Workers Union (SWU) prepares for the forthcoming AGM. Please register here and click on the SWU website for all the reports for the AGM.
BASW statement on DfE ‘Vulnerable children and young people survey’
The key messages from both, this Government report and our own survey highlight a lack of timely guidance for front line social workers from the outset, a reduction in new referrals of children and...
BASW England’s response to the Deaths from COVID19 (LeDeR programme)
This latest information raises serious questions over the way people with learning disabilities have been treated throughout the pandemic.
How to Survive in Social Work
Social Workers Union General Secretary, John McGowan and BASW Cymru Ambassador Dr Neil Thompson release new book
BASW England encourages members to respond to consultation on reducing bureaucracy
New Department of Health and Social Care consultation
Social Work's Place in Emergencies and Disasters
BASW's "Social Work's Place in Emergencies and Disasters" Special Interest Group, Chaired by Professor Lena Dominelli, is looking for Scottish members...
BASW England Branch Blog: Diana Harris
The chair of the Coventry & Warwickshire Branch shares her experience of branch involvement
BASW calls for practical help on channel crossings
BASW calls for practical help, not war of words, on channel migrant crossings
BASW publishes No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF): Statement and Guidance
Guidance aims to both explain the complexities of the NRPF status, gives BASW’s position and signpost social workers to practice issues.
SWU Blog: Encouraging young members to get involved
SWU is encouraging young SWU members to get involved further with the trade union movement and delighted to sponsor ‘Shout Out UK’ political literacy programme
BASW Cymru statement: A tribute to Gareth Powell
BASW Cymru National Standing Committee and Team are deeply saddened to hear of the death of long-standing member, and ambassador, Gareth Powell.
British Journal of Learning Disabilities Call for Papers
The British Journal of Learning Disabilities is pleased to announce calls for papers for two related special issues to be published in 2021
BASW England response to the Mencap survey highlighting the impact on Carers of lockdown
BASW England welcomes the survey carried out by Mencap who surveyed 1,069 family carers of people with a learning disability to find out how they have been affected during the coronavirus lockdown by...
A message from the Chair and CEO: our Mission and Vision
Thank you to all who provided feedback in June on the last draft of the new ‘2025’ BASW Mission and Vision. The feedback was overwhelmingly positive. However, we have made some further changes based...