Clare Moriarty, Permanent Secretary of Defra, on why listening and responding is essential to good leadership.
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.
Stephen Lovegrove on why nominating colleagues for the Skills category in the Civil Service Awards 2017 is important.
John Manzoni reflects on Civil Service Live 2017 - the biggest and best-attended ever - and the progress it highlighted on realising the vision of 'A Brilliant Civil Service'.
One Team Government is a new initiative to promote greater collaboration across departments and make government more effective, as Jeremy Heywood explains.
Jeremy Heywood sets out how the Civil Service is gearing up for the challenge of supporting the Government in managing the UK's exit from the European Union.
Jonathan Jones introduces his five priorities for improving health and wellbeing in the Civil Service.
Jeremy Heywood welcomes the first publication of an index of the effectiveness of civil services around the world, which ranks the UK Civil Service fourth overall.
Jeremy Heywood considers the ongoing responsibilities of the Civil Service following the General Election.
Civil Service Awards Champion Richard Heaton gives his three main reasons for loving the awards and explains why we should all think about nominating someone this year.
Registration for Civil Service Live 2017, the annual learning showcase for the organisation, is now open. This year, as John Manzoni explains, the event is built around the vision of 'A Brilliant Civil Service'.