Funding to improve social work confirmed for 2010/11
The £23 million local social work improvement fund will be available to local authority children’s services in 2010-11, the new Department for Education has confirmed in a written parliamentary...
World’s poor forced to pay for bank bail-outs
The poor and vulnerable are being forced to bear the costs of bailing out the banks, International Federation of Social Workers president David Jones told the World Conference on Social Work in Hong...
Social worker removed for accessing pornography at work
A social worker has been removed from the social care register for frequently accessing pornography at work during his time employed by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London.
UN lauds social work’s global influence
A top United Nations official has called on social workers to collaborate with the UN on achieving the millennium development goals to cut world poverty.