As part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Kerry Twort shares her experience of using assistive technology and the difference it makes.
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.
Dr Francesca Emmett, of Civil Service HR, writes that diversifying the Civil Service is everybody's job – and that job includes diversifying the HR profession itself.
Marking the National Day for Staff Networks, we hear how one civil servant at the Ministry of Justice set up a support network for women at work experiencing the menopause.
To mark National Day for Staff Networks, Brian Stanislas focuses on the stories behind two prominent flexible working networks within the Civil Service.
The creator of the Homeworkers Network within HMRC explains why she started it and why it's more important than ever that we embrace homeworkers in the drive for inclusion.
In Deaf Awareness Week, Civil Service Deaf and Hard of Hearing Network Champion Debbie Alder writes about a valuable resource in preparation that is designed to help us all understand the challenges faced by our colleagues who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Ben Merrick, Deputy Disability Champion for the Civil Service, considers from his own experience the challenges and opportunities for those with a disability of working during the coronavirus pandemic.
Mark Pettitt introduces a staff network that encourages conversations between civil servants across government and which has new relevance in keeping people connected during the coronavirus pandemic.
As he prepares to rejoin Kensington and Chelsea Council, Tunde Olayinka, currently Deputy Director for Integration at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, sets out his hopes for the future of diversity and inclusion in the Civil Service.
Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil describes how staff networks are going "above and beyond" to support civil servants during the coronavirus pandemic.