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 great place to work
A range of blogs illustrating the theme of the same name, one of the four supporting pillars of the vision of 'A Brilliant Civil Service'.
The strapline for this theme is: "A brilliant Civil Service - a great place to work. It will continue to be inclusive, flexible, modern and connected, sitting at the heart of a wider public service. In everything we do we will encourage openness, challenge, innovation and excellence."
The three other pillars of the vision are: Improved outcomes; Effective leaders; Skilled people.
Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil sets out how the Civil Service is increasing its flexible working offer and introduces Michele's flexible working story.
This instalment in the series focuses on the experience of two civil servants with non-visible autoimmune conditions.
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.
Permanent Secretary Shan Morgan describes how they are strengthening the approach to health and wellbeing in the Welsh Government.
Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service Mark Sedwill looks at the headline results of the 2018 People Survey.
On the day that 18 government departments publish their gender pay gap information, Rupert McNeil reflects on progress in closing the gap in the Civil Service.
Philip Rutnam writes about recent activities to promote disability inclusion across the Civil Service.
Ben Merrick, Civil Service champion for visually impaired people, uses the International Day of Persons with Disabilities to tell us what he's been up to in 2018, and what a positive attitude and making sure he gets the support he needs has done for him.
On Carers Rights Day, Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil describes how the Civil Service can support the tens of thousands of civil servants who identify themselves as carers.