In Ace Awareness Week, Robin explains the term 'Ace' and gives a personal view about progress towards greater understanding of what it means to be asexual.
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.
Marina Bolton outlines the support available to civil servants suffering the effects of the menopause, and she introduces Tracy Rose, who talks about the impact of the menopause on her life and work.
Cabinet Office's Lauren Roberts gives a personal view of the significance of Black History Month for diversity and inclusion in the Civil Service.
For OCD Awareness Week (13 to 19 October), Paul Carter from Civil Service HR interviewed leading OCD therapist Katie d’Ath to raise awareness of Purely Obsessional OCD, a form of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
As part of Working Families Work-Life Week celebrations, Brian Stanislas gives an update on developments in the Civil Service Job Share Finder.
At the close of Mediation Awareness Week, Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil encourages civil servants to consider how they can play a part in embedding a culture in the Civil Service that embraces difference and positively handles conflict through mediation.
Jonathan Slater, Civil Service LGB&TI Champion, talks about the significance of National Coming Out Day for LGB&TI people and the responsibility of all civil servants to help create an inclusive workplace.
On World Mental Health Day, Civil Service Health and Wellbeing Champion Jonathan Jones highlights the need to look after each other's welfare as well as our own.
Madeleine Alessandri introduces the new guide to ‘Managing Work-Related Trauma’, with guidance for frontline, operational and specialist teams on operating in potentially traumatic work environments.
In Mediation Awareness Week, Sarah Albon, newly appointed as the first Civil Service Mediation Champion, talks about her aims in the role and why colleagues should consider mediation when resolving disputes.