SWU Blog: International Transgender Day of Visibility 2021
International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDoV) is an annual event observed around the world on March 31. SWU Stands in solidarity with SWU and BASW trans and non-binary members and their right to...
More than 50% of children in care who are EU nationals yet to register for EUSS
There is a risk that many children and young people across the UK will find themselves to have no legal status in the UK as of 1st July.
Social Workers Union and Bath Spa University begin new research on reflective supervision best practices
It is well known that one of the best support mechanisms for the psychological wellbeing of social workers is support from both peers and managers. Over the last three years SWU, BASW, and Dr...
This Week in Westminster - Friday 26 March 2021
Kerri Prince, BASW UK Public Affairs Lead, provides an update from Westminster
BASW England raise further deep concerns on how the Review of Children’s Social Care will be conducted.
Contract shared for the Secretary of State for Education review of the children’s social care sector
BASW is part of a new UK Centre named ‘IMPACT’ which has secured £15 million to help improve Adult Social Care
New UK partnership to improve Adult Social Care
Welsh Government statement: Police Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill
Jane Hutt MS, Deputy Minister and Chief Whip, Welsh Government has released a statement setting out some key concerns.
Asylum and Age Determination: Proposed Government Changes
The Home Secretary has today announced proposals for profound changes to the law and guidance in relation to asylum law and age determination
Appeal dismissed on rates of pay for night time care
The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed the appeal brought by trade union UNISON in respect of rates of pay for night time care.