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Rupert McNeil, Government Chief People Officer

Rupert McNeil was appointed Government Chief People Officer in January 2016.

The Civil Service Workforce Plan - A Brilliant Civil Service, realised

Prior to the last parliament, The Civil Service Board (CSB) established three broad priorities for the Civil Service: Improving the commercial capability of the Civil Service Ensuring that the Civil Service is world leading in terms of digital transformation Improving …

Achieving Impact Through Innovation

Introduction from Rupert McNeil I am thrilled that the Civil Service Job Share Finder has won the ENEI 'Impact through Innovation' Award. This is the third innovation themed award win for the site since it was launched in 2015! COVID-19 …

Making caring visible – an update on implementing the Carers Strategy

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Marking the start of Carers Week, Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil picks out some highlights from the newly published progress report on the Civil Service Carers Strategy.

HR profession leading the way in Success Profiles guidance

A man and woman in conversation

Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil describes how the HR profession is breaking new ground in the implementation of Success Profiles for recruitment and selection in the Civil Service.

Championing mental health and wellbeing through the pandemic

Head and shoulders image of Rupert McNeil, Government Chief People Officer

In Mental Health Awareness Week, Government Chief People Office Rupert McNeil introduces a virtual wellbeing and leadership learning package developed by the Civil Service Leadership Academy on how to manage through a crisis and work towards a common goal.

Always adding value – staff networks in the Civil Service

Head and shoulders image of Rupert McNeil, Government Chief People Officer

Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil describes how staff networks are going "above and beyond" to support civil servants during the coronavirus pandemic.

Mediation and inclusion in the Civil Service

Head and shoulders image of Rupert McNeil, Government Chief People Officer

At the close of Mediation Awareness Week, Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil encourages civil servants to consider how they can play a part in embedding a culture in the Civil Service that embraces difference and positively handles conflict through mediation.