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My Life, My Career

TV meteorologist Clare Nasir

TV meteorologist and Met Office civil servant Clare Nasir takes a look back over her extraordinary 28-year career. “I would do this job for nothing,” – I recently admitted to my colleague Adrian. We were having one of those inspired …

Inside Policy: Laptops for learning in lockdown  

Children with Chromebook devices with Inside Policy logo

Graham Archer, Director for Qualifications, Curriculum and Extra-Curricular, Department for Education, speaks about the challenge of delivering more than 1.3 million laptops and tablets to UK pupils in lockdown. It has been a trademark feature of working in this pandemic …

New ‘GRID’ data tool to build a more inclusive Civil Service

GRID recruitment platform

This month, Cabinet Secretary, Simon Case and Chief Operating Officer, Alex Chisholm launched A Modern Civil Service. In our series to celebrate the vision, Government Business Services showcases a data analyser to improve recruitment and find the cream of candidates. …

Rising to the Civil Service Challenge of Change

A Modern Civil Service

At Civil Service Live, Cabinet Secretary, Simon Case and Civil Service Chief Operating Officer, Alex Chisholm launched the vision for A Modern Civil Service. To kick off our new series, we’ve invited civil servant Shazia Razzaq to share her ideas …

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Getting back to nature can do wonders for mental health

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, Civil Service HR have relaunched their This Is Me campaign. It’s goal? They aim to foster a more inclusive workplace for people suffering mental ill-health. Today marks the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week …