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Making space: Why sponsorship matters

Black History Month is an opportunity to acknowledge the rich, expansive culture, accomplishments and contributions of African and Caribbean men and women in British society. Earlier this year, the death of an African American man - George Floyd - sparked …

Breaking Down the Taboos: Lifting the Lid off Cancer in BAME Communities

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Despite the equal access to the National Health Service, there are more inequalities in cancer morbidity and mortality amongst black women compared to women of other racial and ethnic backgrounds, particularly white women. Below, Zahida Ramzan-Asghar, Senior Lawyer at Government …

‘Personal Still …’ - What Black History Month 2020 means to me

‘Working in a highly fast paced environment .… potentially heated interactions in near vicinity .… having to have your wits around you to adapt to constantly changing priorities, issues and risks …. having coping strategies to avoid getting burned out …

The Civil Service Environment Network: why and how to develop your environmental policy capability?

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Why do we exist? The Civil Service Environment Network (CSEN) was created as a space for all civil servants, regardless of background or role, to share and build knowledge and capability in environmental policy. In one short year, we now …

Civil Service Year of Inclusion: what inclusion means to me... Cheryl Avery

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Hi, my name is Cheryl Avery, and this is what inclusion means to me…. The dictionary defines inclusion as “the practice or policy of including people who might otherwise be excluded or marginalised, such as those who have physical or …

Black History Month - Reflections in four parts

Black history month, it is really a time for me to reflect in four parts. My first reflection is a celebration of our amazing history and the contribution black people have made and continue to make in all areas of …

Mediation Awareness Month throughout October

All aspects of our working lives have been impacted by COVID-19, and mediation is no different. As this month is Mediation Awareness Month, I thought I would highlight some of the fantastic work that is taking place across the Civil …