£23 billion a year is the cost of adverse childhood, says England's children's social care review report
Independent Review of Children's Social Care publishes economic analysis to back up case for change...
National newspaper criticised for stigmatising children in care
People with care experience and social workers speak out against article published in The Times
Covid's impact on children in care revealed by government figures
Lockdowns restrictions and delay in court proceedings cited as to blame for significant fall in activity
Competitions watchdog suggests regulation of children's placements is 'outdated'
Last day to respond to CMA's interim report speculating on reasons behind lack of places and high prices in market...
Social worker blows whistle on abuses at privately-run children's prison
Ofsted calls on government to act over Oakhill Secure Training Centre
40,000 social workers at risk of being unable to practise from 1 December
England regulator urges social workers to renew registration 'immediately'...
Advice on being a social work student during a pandemic
Leeanne Olivant, a placement coordinator on the University of Huddersfield's social work course and third-year student Natalie Stuart share their learning...
Crime and punishment
It’s time social work’s vital role in criminal justice is recognised, say Caroline Bald and Helen Woods who lead BASW’s criminal justice group. Shahid Naqvi reports