Richard Graham charts the background to the Smarter Working initiative in the Civil Service and highlights the deadline for nominations for the 2019 Smarter Working Awards.
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.
The award-winning Team Chaffinch, the team behind the A-Z to Better Wellbeing toolkit, suggest some quick and easy ways to take care of your wellbeing in 2019.
Civil Service Local's Academy programme gives civil servants around the country the opportunity to develop the confidence, contacts and skills they need to progress in their careers.
Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service Mark Sedwill looks at the headline results of the 2018 People Survey.
Department for International Development Permanent Secretary Matthew Rycroft sets out the challenges and opportunities for government in harnessing the potential of technology.
Who won the Civil Service Awards 2018? Mark Sedwill congratulates the winners and looks ahead.
Marking the anniversary of the Disability Confident scheme, this story focuses on how one person's experience of cancer led her to create a new staff support network for those diagnosed with the disease, their carers and colleagues.
Senior civil servant Jacky Wright on why diversity without inclusion is a job only half done.
Keela Shackell-Smith looks at the contribution of volunteers to the Civil Service's Suffrage Centenary celebrations and ahead to the year's concluding event and beyond.
To mark National Mentoring Day (27 October), John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the Civil Service, and Bernadette Thompson, Co-Chair, Race to the Top G6/7 Network, share their experience of reverse mentoring.