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Disability and Me

Gill Atkinson with Elders of the Eleme People in Ogoniland

Gill Atkinson, Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, shares her inspiring account of living and successfully working with an invisible disability. I was recently asked in a FCDO survey, ‘Do you self-define as disabled?’  At a personal level, the question annoyed …

Next-Gen Leadership in the Civil Service: what to expect

Caroline Murray on what today's aspiring leaders are likely to need for tomorrow. The last couple of years have been a timely reminder why world-class leadership in the Civil Service matters more than ever.  The pandemic response and EU Exit …

The Fight Against Fraud and Covid Vaccine Scammers

Image warning IT user of fraud alert

Even a pandemic couldn’t prevent criminals targeting public services and people vulnerable to fraud in an audacious attempt to con them. Report: Laura Eshelby. COVID-19 forced us across the UK to work virtually, and for many of us, from our …

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 …