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.
BASW UK Statement on The 2021 Budget
BASW UK has outlined its priorities for the upcoming Budget on 3 March