Social workers, unite and take ownership of your profession, says BASW’s new chair
Take a read of the new chair's inaugural speech at the association’s Annual UK Conference and AGM...
People using services ‘paying high price’ for poor social work conditions
Read more on the recent UK Conference which discussed BASW England's initiative on poor working conditions for social workers...
More social workers facing financial hardship due to debt or illness
More practising social workers are seeking financial aid from charity after facing hardship due to spiralling debts or illness
Wales considers social care levy to alleviate austerity’s ‘devastating impact’
The Welsh government is considering introducing a social care levy to boost funding for services and mitigate the “devastating impact” of the UK government’s austerity policies.
BASW votes to campaign against unethical universal credit ‘rape clause’
BASW pledged to campaign against the two-child benefit cap currently being rolled out across the UK under the universal credit welfare reform.
BASW’s outgoing chair Guy Shennan talks campaigning and activism
Shennan told delegates at BASW’s annual general meeting that promoting social change and a fairer society was part of the job of social work.
New framework to put anti-poverty at centre of practice in Northern Ireland
A framework for social workers that puts poverty at the centre of practice is to be introduced in Northern Ireland.
Social work in the shadow of Grenfell
Social worker Mariam Raja spent seven months working with a community traumatised by the Grenfell fire. She tells Shahid Naqvi about the experience
The danger of denying emotions in our work
Without space to reflect, workers can distance themselves from families to try and cope, says Nicola O'Sullivan...