An Act to make provision about looked after children, to make other provision in relation to the welfare of children, and to make provision about the regulation of social workers.
The Social Workers Regulations 2018 sets out the new regulatory framework under which Social Work England will regulate social workers in England.
This is our first annual report and accounts since we were established under the Children and Social Work Act 2017.
This business plan sets out our intentions for the financial year ending March 2020.
In this document, we present our findings and introduce the rules and standards that came into force when we became the professional regulator on 2 December 2019.