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National Crime Agency help tackle child abuse

NCA top Civil Service Awards Productive Partnerships category

NCA top Civil Service Awards Productive Partnerships category in for their valuable tooling to help identify, locate and protect vulnerable victims of sexual abuse. National Crime Agency (NCA) officers’ close collaboration with BAE Systems is protecting children around the world …

Salute to empowering military women’s health

CS awards 2022, D&I award, Servicewomen’s Health Improvement Focus Team (SHIFT) in the Ministry of Defence

How one small MOD team smashed the taboo over women’s health in the armed forces through popular blogs and an educational booklets to raise awareness Your mission should you choose to accept it: ensure a section of our talented armed …

ICYMI: Round up of blogs from Week of Winners

Collage featuring Civil Service Awards 2022 Week of Winners

In December, the Civil Service handed out its very own Oscars equivalent - the Civil Service Awards. Below are our most-read blogs from our Week of Winners campaign, celebrating (and virtually high-fiving) the winners and the amazing stories behind them.  …

CS Awards: PM's Award for Exceptional Public Service

CS Awards 2021: the Prime Minister's Award for Exceptional Public Service winner is Rizwan Ahmad

Rizwan Ahmad paved the way to help more than 5,500 young East Londoners join the Kickstart scheme. Rizwan Ahmad was “proud, privileged and humbled” to scoop the inaugural Prime Minister's Award for Exceptional Public Service. Rizwan saw off stiff competition …

Civil Service Awards 2021: Is AI helping you go on holiday?

CS Awards 2021: the Best Use of Data and Technology winner is the DAP Project from HM Passport Office

Whether it’s augmented reality, NFTs, or the impending arrival of the Metaverse, we’d be forgiven for getting lost in this modern digital age. But for a team in HM Passport Office, the power of technology is being harnessed to help …

Civil Service Awards: Vaccines rollout, call to arms

CS Awards 2021: the winner of the Programme of the Year Award is The Vaccines Programme from DHSC and BEIS

The primary call to action for the last two years has been to roll up your sleeves and get jabbed, but how much do you know about the team behind the needles? On the whole, the public has responded with …

Civil Service Awards: Data modelling isn't a crystal ball

CS Awards 2021: the winner of the Science and Innovation Award is the SPI-M Secretariat

The government has often talked about “following the science” - but how? One way is by utilising the Scientific Pandemic Influenza group on Modelling (SPI-M), all made possible by a small team of brilliant civil servants.  The SPI-M Secretariat is …