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.
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.
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.
In the week of International Men’s Day, we hear about men leading by example to promote the benefits of job sharing for everyone.
Who won the Civil Service Awards 2018? Mark Sedwill congratulates the winners and looks ahead.
One year on from the publication of the Stevenson and Farmer Thriving at Work mental health review, Jonathan Jones looks at the progress the Civil Service has made and the challenges still ahead.
Senior civil servant Jacky Wright on why diversity without inclusion is a job only half done.
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.
To mark Black History Month, Shakira Keddo and Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil share their belief in the benefits of valuing each other for who we are.
Bernadette Kelly takes the second presentation of a prize for Social Mobility in the annual Diversity & Inclusion Awards as her cue to give an update on progress in social mobility in the Civil Service.
Sir Jonathan Stephens reports on a staff-led initiative to raise awareness and understanding of the menopause.