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Guidance for witnesses

How we use personal information

This guidance explains the circumstances in which we share information outside Social Work England, and what we do to keep the disclosure of personal data to a minimum.

Witness support guidance

This document is for those appearing as a witness before a fitness to practise hearing panel.

Equality and diversity

This policy outlines Social Work England’s legal obligations with regards to equality and diversity as well as a reasonable adjustment process at fitness to practise hearings.

Special measures guidance

This guidance sets out how decisions about special measures are made and what special measures may be available.

Witness expenses policy

This document outlines our principles, rules and thresholds as a non-departmental public body in relation to travel, subsistence and expenses incurred by those required to attend hearings, familiarisation visits or other meetings at our request.