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Rupert McNeil, Government Chief People Officer, Civil Service Human Resources, Cabinet Office

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

Building a carer-inclusive Civil Service

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In the Year of Inclusion, Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil looks at progress towards making the Civil Service a great place to work for carers.

Mediation and inclusion in the Civil Service

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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.

Becoming ‘carer confident’ in the Civil Service

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In Carers Week, Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil writes that around half of all civil servants now work in organisations recognised under the Carer Confident scheme.

'This is me' - opening up about mental health

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

In Mental Health Awareness Week, Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil encourages us to break the culture of silence around mental health and talks about his own experience of mental ill health.

International Women’s Day – achieving #BalanceForBetter in the Civil Service

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Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil looks at progress towards balanced gender representation in the Civil Service.

Promoting flexible working in the Civil Service

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Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil sets out how the Civil Service is increasing its flexible working offer and introduces Michele's flexible working story.