SWU opposes replacing Human Rights Act with “Bill of Rights”
As trade unionists and social workers we cannot settle for legislation that would unabashedly offer us less rights and protection.
SASW calls for more opportunities to study social work
SASW National Director, Alison Bavidge this week met with Scottish Greens Spokesperson on Health and Social Care, Gillian Mackay MSP to discuss ways to improve social work workforce capacity. During...
BASW in Westminster: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigns
Kerri Prince, BASW UK Public Affairs Lead, provides an update from Westminster
Participants wanted for mapping trauma training
The Scottish Government wants to understand the current landscape of trauma training across the children and families workforce. Andthen are conducting this research and would like to hear from...
'Now is the time to stand up for social work' - BASW chair blog
Julia Ross outlines her vision and objectives as the new chair of BASW, the UK’s independent voice for social work.
This Week in Westminster - 5 July 2022
Kerri Prince, BASW UK Public and Political Affairs Lead, provides members with an update from Westminster.
SWU Campaign Fund 2021 - 2022
Read about how the SWU Campaign Fund has assisted members in developing and running campaigns throughout 2021/22.
SASW stands up for Human Rights
Alongside 124 Scottish organisations, SASW has submitted a joint statement to UK Ministers asking them to reverse their decision to replace the Human Rights Act. Social work is built on protecting,...