Independent Review of Children's Social Care - Oversimplification of the role of social workers and negative government narrative of social worker engagement with children and families
Andy Gill, BASW England Chair and Maris Stratulis, BASW England National Director comment on the Sunday Times article
BASW UK writes to Foreign Secretary on overseas aid
Cutting overseas aid at such a crisis point for humanity is a mistake and will make the journey to pandemic recovery even more difficult for the world’s poorest.
SWU 10th Anniversary Blog: Why Unions Matter
BASW / SWU Advice & Representation Service Trade Union Officer Lisa Fitzpatrick writes an in-depth blog about the A&R Service for SWU's 10th Anniversary. She is passionate about working...
APPG for Social Work call for evidence - new models of children's social work
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Social Work has launched an inquiry into new models of children’s social work and is inviting interested groups and individuals to submit written evidence.
This Week in Westminster - Friday 11 June 2021
Kerri Prince, BASW UK Public and Political Affairs Lead, provides an update from Westminster.
SASW joins "urgent" call to First Minister for National Disability Summit
SASW has written to the First Minister, joining a call for an "urgent" summit to address the impact of Covid-19 upon disabled people...
SASW Team Weekly Roundup
Find out what the team in Scotland have been doing on behalf of members this week
The G7, the pandemic and Social Work
Global leaders must recognise and invest in the importance of frontline health and care professionals to both combat the pandemic and build fairer, safer societies post-pandemic.