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Can temporary social workers help with the fallout from Covid-19?
Can temporary social workers help with the fallout from Covid-19?
In the UK, around 100,000 people are employed in social work – that includes adult social workers, children’s soc...
How to navigate your career in fostering
How to navigate your career in fostering
Social work is an extremely diverse profession, which offers you the chance to have a positive impact on the lives of society...
26 Aug 2020
Posted by: Tom Mckenna
7 tips for reducing stress as a social worker
7 tips for reducing stress as a social worker
It’s no secret that social work is a very stressful job. Workloads have increased due to high demands, stress levels am...
16 Jun 2020
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
Success in Social Work: How to start and progress your career
Success in Social Work: How to start and progress your career
The Social Work sector continues to flourish in the UK, with the Adult Social Care sector employing 17,000 social workers in ...
28 Nov 2019
Posted by: Tom Mckenna
Brexit and social care: What does the future look like?
Brexit and social care: What does the future look like?
As the United Kingdom edges nearer to a long-awaited Brexit outcome, businesses and professionals alike are beginning to prep...
24 Oct 2019
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
What do tax rule changes mean for social workers?
What do tax rule changes mean for social workers?
Changes to IR35 tax regulations have been met with interest by many in the industry, with social workers paying close attenti...
19 Aug 2019
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
How can social workers help to tackle gang crime?
How can social workers help to tackle gang crime?
Violent and gang-related crime are ongoing issues in the United Kingdom, with a 19% rise in violent crime recorded by police ...
26 Jun 2019
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
Social work caseloads: How high is too high?
Social work caseloads: How high is too high?
Heavy caseloads in social work are a relatively large source of stress for social workers and 56% of them have related this s...
25 Apr 2019
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
Abby Bryant Joins Compliance+ Standards Committee
Abby Bryant Joins Compliance+ Standards Committee
On the 6th November, APSCo announced the new members of the Social Work and Education Compliance+ Standards Committees. The S...
09 Nov 2018
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
How to Choose an Umbrella Company
How to Choose an Umbrella Company
An Umbrella Company is responsible for making the necessary statutory PAYE deductions for you, including tax and National Ins...
22 Oct 2018