MPs to debate World Social Work Day
Ahead of the debate, BASW will be spending out a briefing to every MP.
SASW Team Weekly Roundup
Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week
World Social Work Month: BASW Cymru explores race and ethnicity in social work
Watch the interviews here
BASW Cymru: Tackling racism against Romani and Traveller communities
Resources to support the development of anti-racist practice when working with Romani and Traveller families
Elections 2021 – Supporting citizens right to vote
Guidance for social workers and people using social work services.
World Social Work Month Blog: Anti-racist social work in Wales
Jade Forbes, a Social Worker/ Approved Mental Health Professional, reflects on how anti-racist Social Work can be developed and practiced across Wales.
Survey for diaspora social workers working in the UK
BASW is keen to understand both the needs of individual social workers from overseas and of the networks and support groups that already exist.
BASW England response to changes in care home visiting guidelines
BASW England recognises the value and importance of working in partnership with families, friends, carers and providers and is aligned with organisations that have been and continue to advocate for...
Health care workers including social workers employed by NHS should get the pay they deserve
BASW urges government to reconsider 1% pay-rise for health care staff
Westminster Committee calls for evidence on vulnerable children
The committee is keen to hear from those working directly with children and families or frontline services.
International Women’s Day: Choose to Challenge
Blog by Carys Phillips, Social Workers Union Chair and Gerry Nosowska, BASW UK Chair
Blog: 'We have to develop a narrative of social work based on gender equality'
Allison Hulmes, BASW Cymru National Director, writes a thought-provoking piece connecting #IWD2021 with the theme of Ubuntu.
SWU Blog: Social workers speak up about the new workforce statistics for social work in England
Despite some positive figures regarding the general adult social care workforce, the reality is that ongoing budget cuts in local government have raised fears that social work and social care...
Government Independent Review of the Human Rights Act
BASW UK has submitted a response to the review giving evidence on the way that the human rights act is used by social workers.
BASW writes to MP about Social Work Employment Services (SWES)
The letter to Ruth Cadbury MP outlined the employment service set up by BASW, which we are keen to promote as a model of best practice
BASW responds to Budget 2021
There was nothing in this budget for social work, social care or health services and the incredibly hard-pressed workforce.
BASW / SWU Advice and Representative support - Covid update
Supporting and representing you in the workplace
BASW responds to National Social Worker Healthcheck report
BASW CEO Ruth Allen and England National Director Maris Stratulis comment on the National Social Worker Healthcheck Report.