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Civil Service Awards 2021: Vaccines victorious

CS Awards 21: Excellence in Delivery

The Vaccine Taskforce, from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the hub of vaccine supply to the UK and beyond is home to the AstraZeneca and Pfizer Project Teams. They have recently been crowned the winner of the …

Civil Service Awards: Big win for the caring collaborators

CS Awards 21, One Civil Service

The Department of Health and Social Care’s ventilator team scoops the award for best Civil Service-wide collaboration - and they have never even met each other. Dubbed as a ‘career highlight’, the team responsible for the COVID-19 Oxygen, Ventilation, Medical …

Civil Service Awards: ‘No secret sauce to leadership’

CS Awards 2021 Outstanding Leader, Steve Glass

Steve Glass topped the Outstanding Leader category for his role rising to the challenge of COVID-19. Steve Glass, officially the Civil Service Awards 2021 Outstanding Leader, is the personal pick of Cabinet Secretary Simon Case who championed this category. Steve …

Civil Service Awards 2021: DWP's evolution of inclusion

CS Awards 2021 Diversity and Inclusion Award Winner OFFICIAL

The Diversity and Inclusion team in the Department for Work and Pensions paves the way for civil servants in the North East to achieve successful careers. ‘Diversity’ and ‘inclusion’ may look to some like a) a dance group, b) corporate …

Civil Service Awards 2021: All aboard the data train

CS Awards 21, Evaluation and Analysis Winner

The Analyst and Data teams from the Department for Transport have been responsible for helping you navigate your journey through the behaviours of coronavirus. The pandemic has highlighted many things in society; one of these is the importance of having …

Civil Service Awards 2021: Keeping up with the Jones 

CS Awards 21, Rising Star winner

Civil servant Andrew Jones has snapped up the Rising Star Award at age 45, but promises that ‘The best is yet to come!’ Only 16 months after joining HM Courts & Tribunals Service, Andrew Jones is going places at break-neck …

Civil Service Awards: Why victory is ‘over the rainbow’

2022-02-01 Developing and Supporting People Award Winner

The Civil Service LGBT+ Network, led by John Peart, triumphed in the prestigious Developing and Supporting People category for its groundbreaking mentoring scheme.  As winning reactions go, it’s fair to say that John Peart’s on cloud nine right now. As …

From serving customers to serving the community

Image of the letters spelling Justice on a scrabble board

I knew nothing about the probation service I was joining. I was merely Joe Public from a privileged existence. “What does ‘the social’ mean?” I asked colleagues who looked at me in disbelief.  Sixteen years ago, I began my employment …