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A Brilliant Civil Service

A range of blog posts illustrating the vision of:

"A brilliant Civil Service that helps to keep the United Kingdom prosperous and secure, supporting the governments we serve in
implementing their commitments and delivering high quality services for the public."

Blogs in this category will illustrate aspects of the vision and how it is being implemented across the organisation under its four supporting pillars: Improved outcomes; Effective leaders; Skilled people; A great place to work.

Supporting Parents: Wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic

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Jonathan Jones, Civil Service Health and Wellbeing Champion hears from parents balancing personal and professional circumstances during the coronavirus pandemic. Colleagues across the Civil Service are dealing with incredibly challenging personal and professional circumstances in impressive ways to support the …

Civil Service Live Online: What we learned from this year’s themes

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Shaping our future together We are responding to some of the biggest peacetime challenges this country has faced. We have shown what is great about our Civil Service: our passion for improving citizens’ lives, our tenacity to get the best …

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.

Civil Service Awards 2019 - Week of Winners: Resilience & Rapid Response Award

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The Maritime & Coastguard Agency winners of the Resilience & Rapid Response Award, with award presenter Sir Tom Scholar, Permanent Secretary for HM Treasury

The Aeronautical Rescue Coordination Centre Blue Watch of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency won the 2019 Resilience & Rapid Response Award for their actions in operations including the evacuation of 130 people from an oil rig.