Asylum charity pulls out of England's Social Worker of the Year award over Capita sponsorship
Social Work Without Borders says sponsorship of championing social work values category by firm criticised over handling of deportations is 'problematic'...
Who's caring for the carers?
A new pressure group aimed at ensuring the mental health and wellbeing of people working in caring professions has been launched
Austerity isn't over for everyone
Responding to Theresa May's announcement of an end to austerity, disability action group DPAC say as long as Universal Credit exists it still real for many...
Life of a social worker
As he fights cancer, life-long BASW member John Kemmis reflects back on the twists and turns of a 50-year career in social work across both the statutory and voluntary sector. He does so in the hope...
HMRC: If it looks too good to be true it probably is
In the wake of concern that agency staff are inadvertently being drawn into tax avoidance by some umbrella companies, HM Revenue and Customs issued the following warning to social workers
Why I'm supporting the Social Workers Union
We can't empower others if we don't empower ourselves, says Dr Neil Thompson ...
PSW: 'I found myself idealising my professional years in Sweden'
Swedish social worker Soulmaz Bashirinia had a “culture shock” when she came to England to work six years ago. Attending a global gathering of social workers recently made her reflect on her...
PSW: Better guidance for cross-border social work needed
Research shows one in four children known to services travelling abroad remain at risk