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COP26 and the power of collaboration

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The Civil Service Environment Network (CSEN) is run by just 35 volunteers from across the organisation and has more than 3,000 members – we demonstrate the power of working together. Last month’s COP26 summit may be over, but its influence …

How apprenticeships inspire great opportunities

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The Civil Service recognises the value of apprenticeships to nurture talent and help new recruits  get started. Below, three apprentices from disadvantaged backgrounds tell how their apprenticeships in different industries opened new doors.  Jack’s Story Jack Tennant from Knottingley, West …

I'm living proof you're never too old to be an apprentice

Nichola Hanmer

Apprenticeships aren’t just for teenagers, and age is no barrier. When mum, Nikki Hanmer, 27, wanted to change career, she set her sights on a Civil Service apprenticeship and hasn’t looked back. Hello, I’m Nikki Hanmer and I’m a recent …