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Scottish social workers 'happier with workloads' than UK counterparts

Social workers in Scotland are happier with their workloads than their colleagues in other UK countries but most still feel overworked, a Guardian survey has found.

13th September 2017

With over half of social workers intending to leave practice, BASW meets MPs to lobby for better working conditions and to end devastating cuts

With over half of social workers intending to leave practice, BASW meets MPs to lobby for better working conditions and to end devastating cuts

8th September 2017

BASW CEO, Ruth Allen, discusses Croydon's children services on radio

BASW CEO, Ruth Allen, discusses Croydon's children services on radio

6th September 2017

BASW statement on tragic death of Ayeeshia-Jayne Smith

BASW statement on tragic death of Ayeeshia-Jayne Smith

5th September 2017

BASW makes official complaint over false and inflammatory articles on ‘Christian child-Muslim foster family’

BASW makes official complaint over false and inflammatory articles on ‘Christian child-Muslim foster family’

1st September 2017

UK policies 'a human catastrophe' for disabled people according to UN

UK policies 'a human catastrophe' for disabled people according to UN

25th August 2017

BASW appears on Victoria Derbyshire show to promote fostering

BASW appears on Victoria Derbyshire show to promote fostering

25th August 2017

BASW's comment on Barcelona attacks

BASW’s thoughts and condolences are with the victims and all those affected by the awful attack in Barcelona yesterday.

18th August 2017

Statement from Scotland Committee on BBC Documentary

Following the BBC documentary "Fife's Child Killings: The Untold Story", the National Standing Committee for SASW releases a statement.

3rd August 2017

Leading social worker Trisha Hall calls for review of social work in Scotland

In a radio interview last weekend, Scottish Association of Social Work (SASW) manager, Trisha Hall, called for a “robust review of social work practice” in Scotland.

1st August 2017

More hardship and more demand for services: BASW looks at the real findings from IFS report

More hardship and more demand for services: BASW looks at the real findings from IFS report

25th July 2017

BASW congratulates Article 39 for raising £10,000 to fight child restraints

BASW congratulates Article 39 for raising £10,000 to fight child restraints

24th July 2017

Alleged misuse of Section 17 funding and use of NRPF worries BASW

Increasing concern about alleged misuse of Section 17 funding and families who have No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) has led BASW to call for greater funding from councils to support penniless refugee and asylum-seeking families.

19th July 2017

UK Social workers are working more than £600 million of unpaid overtime

UK Social workers are working more than £600 million of unpaid overtime Government cuts leads to forced extra hours New research has revealed that social workers in the UK are working £644,736,000 worth of unpaid overtime every year.

14th July 2017

Briefing update - The Children & Young People (Information Sharing) Bill

The Children & Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill To help support understanding and communication of the Bill, GIRFEC have drafted a briefing document which highlights the main points on what has changed and what has not changed. Read this document below.

7th July 2017

BASW concerned over role of social workers in rape cases under Universal Credit scheme

Letter to MP’s also questions possible legal ramifications for social workers in Northern Ireland

5th July 2017

BASW wishes you a blessed and happy Eid

BASW wishes you a blessed and happy Eid

26th June 2017

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