The Department of Education published the Child and Family Social Worker Workforce Government Consultation Response in October 2023 which set out the national rules on the use of agency social workers in local authority children's services and confirmed their commitment to introducing statutory guidance.
The DfE will be attending a virtual roundtable on Monday 19th February 2024 11am to 12pm to discuss the consultation on the draft statutory guidance with our Social Work members. This will be your opportunity to feedback to the DfE, please reserve you place here.
Global Public Policy Director, APSCo
Tania is the Global Public Policy Director. She is a solicitor who has worked exclusively in the professional staffing sector since 1999, joining APSCo in 2016.
As Head of Global Public Policy Tania represents our members’ interests in meetings and communications with Government departments, ministers, MPs and other interested stakeholders. She is responsible for APSCo’s public affairs activity on a global basis representing APSCo members’ views to governments and contributing to the debate on the future of the global professional labour market.
General Counsel, APSCo
Shazia is General Counsel and manages the Legal and Compliance team, joining APSCo in 2021. Shazia is a UK qualified lawyer with over 15 years extensive international expertise gained in both private practice and in house. She has worked across diverse industries including the recruitment sector, overseeing corporate, commercial and employment law matters.
Shazia provides expert guidance to members and trusted partners on legal issues and regulatory changes affecting the industry, overseeing our members’ and trusted partners’ adherence to our codes of conduct, and delivering legal services to members including model documents, precedents, legal updates, and the legal helpdesk. She works alongside Tania Bowers on APSCo's public affairs, representing our members’ interests in consultations with the government and other bodies on regulatory change.