Justice Committee Call for Views on the Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Bill - SASW Response
The Justice Committee issued a call for views on the Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Bill. The main aim of the Bill is to improve how children in the most serious cases...
BASW calls on FCA to investigate umbrella companies
BASW is calling on the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to investigate the umbrella service company industry as too many self-employed workers – including social workers – have been affected by...
Launch of first inter professional guidance to protect adults
The UK's first guidance to help healthcare staff more effectively protect adults who are at risk of abuse or neglect because of the level of care they need has been launched...
Have your say! New survey on social worker wellbeing
BASW, SWU and Bath Spa University launch updated research study on the wellbeing of social workers
BASW response to green paper on CAMHS
Significant shortfalls in Government consultation on transforming CAMHS
SASW protests against move by Serco to evict refugees
SASW and allies sign letter in protest of planned imminent eviction of 300 asylum seeking refugees
BASW Chair blog: Gerry Nosowska
I love seeing the passion of BASW members, hearing from members and member-involvement is what keeps BASW relevant and helpful.
BASW presses government to clarify its position on pay rises for social workers
Once again, there is no mention of social workers in a government announcement on public sector pay rises so BASW is pressing the government to clarify its position. BASW chief executive Ruth Allen...
Consultation on Review of Part 1 Children (Scotland) Act 1995
As was outlined in the 2017 Programme for Government, the Scottish Government seeks to bring Part 1 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 up-to-date. The consultation considers how the law can better...