Celebrate World Social Work Day 2020 with BASW
For WSWD 2020 we are excited to share that BASW is planning a series of events across the UK – to celebrate World Social Work day with as many teams, services and individuals as possible
Happy New Year to you all!
Ruth Allen CEO BASW reflects on the year ahead: We need to be ready and strong - not only to respond, but to shape and create the narrative and the vision for now and tomorrow.
BASW NI 2019 Round-Up
At the end of another busy year we look back at some of the vital work undertaken by BASW NI to represent the interests of the social work profession.
Festive best wishes to you, to all our members and to social workers across the UK!
A message from BASW chair Gerry Nosowska and CEO Ruth Allen
BASW responds to the Queen’s Speech
Despite the inclusion of a bill to repeal the Fixed Term Parliaments Act, it is highly likely that this Parliament will last four to five years so the contents of today’s Queen’s Speech will lay out...
Help develop more resources for social workers working with autistic people and people with learning disabilities
We are developing additional resources and activities to support social workers working with autistic people and individuals with learning disabilities to help embed the frameworks into social work...
BASW England Social Work in Disasters review
BASW England hosted the Social Work in Disasters Conference 2019 this month, which saw people with experience of tragic events such as the Grenfell fire, Hillsborough and Manchester Arena bombing...
Quarterly update from the Scotland Team
The SASW team share an update on what we have been doing for our members over the last 3 months
The new government has a duty to listen, to understand and to make positive change to people’s lives.
BASW comments on the newly elected government
Social Work and Human Rights guides launched
To mark Human Rights Day on 10th December 2019 BASW has launched two documents
November Council – Reasons to be hopeful
Council met on 20th November in our BASW Cymru Office in Cardiff. It was good to see BASW Cymru staff and members and, particularly, to meet Chris and family. Chris is an incredible activist, who...
Young carers celebrate 70 years of the commonwealth
Around 50 young carers are gathering this weekend in Nairobi for a festival of play, fun, reflection and campaigning.
Scottish Government Review of Advance Payment Scheme
Scottish Government announces update on review of advance payment scheme for survivors of historical child abuse in care.
BASW congratulates award winning social workers
BASW would like to congratulate all the social workers who were recognised last week at the Social Worker of the Year Awards for the incredible work they do.
UK election: Party policies v our manifesto
With the general election just over two weeks away, how do the manifesto promises from the four main political parties – Conservatives, Green Party, Labour and Liberal Democrats – stack up against...
BASW UK – Maniffesto ar gyfer Gwaith Cymdeithasol
Mae Cymdeithas Brydeinig y Gweithwyr Cymdeithasol (BASW) yn galw ar ymgeiswyr seneddol yr holl bleidiau gwleidyddol i addo rhoi eu cefnogaeth i weithwyr cymdeithasol ac i’r plant, oedolion a’r...