With nominations for the 2015 Civil Service Diversity & Inclusion Awards closing on 19 June, our Diversity Champion Sir Simon Fraser explains why it's important to recognise the achievements of those who are helping us to value difference.
Sir Simon Fraser
Sir Simon Fraser was appointed Permanent Under-Secretary, the senior policy advisor to the Foreign Secretary, in August 2010. He is also Head of the Diplomatic Service. On 1 March 2014, Sir Simon became the Civil Service Diversity Champion.
Civil Service Diversity Champion Sir Simon Fraser looks at three new reports into barriers faced by civil servants from under-represented groups, and introduces a refreshed Talent Action Plan to ensure that talented civil servants can progress regardless of who they are or their background.
Sir Simon Fraser announces the appointment of Philip Rutnam, Permanent Secretary at the Department for Transport, as the new Civil Service Disability Champion.
Sir Simon Fraser discusses the importance of bringing the Foreign and Commonwealth closer together with domestic departments and the launch of the Diplomatic Academy.
Sir Simon Fraser welcomes Melanie Dawes to her new roles as Permanent Secretary at the Department for Communities and Local Government and as gender champion for the Civil Service.
Sir Simon Fraser looks at the next steps we need to take as an organisation to address the comments raised in the updated Talent Action Plan.
Sir Simon Fraser, Permanent Secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Civil Service Diversity Champion congratulates the winners from last Friday's Civil Service Diversity and Equality Awards and outlines the priority areas going forward.
Sir Simon Fraser, Civil Service Diversity Champion, congratulates the four Civil Service teams that won Race for Opportunity Awards.
Simon Fraser, Permanent Under Secretary, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, draws from his experience to offer 10 thoughts on leadership skills.
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