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Civil Service Awards 2021: DWP's evolution of inclusion

CS Awards 2021 Diversity and Inclusion Award Winner OFFICIAL

The Diversity and Inclusion team in the Department for Work and Pensions paves the way for civil servants in the North East to achieve successful careers. ‘Diversity’ and ‘inclusion’ may look to some like a) a dance group, b) corporate …

Civil Service Awards 2021: All aboard the data train

CS Awards 21, Evaluation and Analysis Winner

The Analyst and Data teams from the Department for Transport have been responsible for helping you navigate your journey through the behaviours of coronavirus. The pandemic has highlighted many things in society; one of these is the importance of having …

Civil Service Awards 2021: Keeping up with the Jones 

CS Awards 21, Rising Star winner

Civil servant Andrew Jones has snapped up the Rising Star Award at age 45, but promises that ‘The best is yet to come!’ Only 16 months after joining HM Courts & Tribunals Service, Andrew Jones is going places at break-neck …

Civil Service Awards: Why victory is ‘over the rainbow’

2022-02-01 Developing and Supporting People Award Winner

The Civil Service LGBT+ Network, led by John Peart, triumphed in the prestigious Developing and Supporting People category for its groundbreaking mentoring scheme.  As winning reactions go, it’s fair to say that John Peart’s on cloud nine right now. As …

Civil Service Awards 2021: shortlist revealed

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Drumroll... We can now present the shortlisted nominees for the prestigious Civil Service Awards 2021! Today, the Civil Service Awards 2021 officially unveiled the shortlist ahead of next month’s award ceremony, following a record number of entries. Following a refresh …

9 Reasons Why: you must tune into Civil Service Live!

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  There’s a growing buzz with the return of Civil Service Live (16-17 June) just three weeks away. Lorraine McBride has the lowdown on what you can expect from the online event. One of the biggest staff events in Europe …

Civil Service Awards 2020: The Rising Star Award

Rising Star Award winner Abigail Agyei has certainly made an impression in her work at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. This award, announced by Antonia Romeo, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Justice, recognises a civil servant …

Civil Service Awards 2020: Resilience and Rapid Response Award

A great example of cross-government collaboration is the ‘dream team’ which developed the NHS Get An Isolation Note service in March 2020. Combining the might of DHSC, DWP, NHSX and NHS Digital, they beat almost 200 nominees to emerge as …