Peter Schofield, Permanent Secretary for the Department of Work & Pensions, shares what he’s learnt about leadership since joining the Civil Service in 1991 and now leading the biggest government department.
Civil Service Leaders
Demonstrating its commitment to protecting public services and fighting economic crime, the Government is launching a new Counter Fraud profession. John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the Civil Service, explains why this is necessary.
The first conference on mental health in the Civil Service took place last month. Philip Rutnam and Jonathan Jones report on a successful day.
Dr Patrick Vallance, the new Government Chief Scientific Adviser and Head of the Government Science and Engineering Profession, reflects on his early months in the post and on the role of science in government.
Jonathan Jones writes about the development of a unified expert commercial law service for government, and how this complements commercial capability building across Whitehall.
Alison Saunders writes about how apprenticeships are providing an influx of energy and skills for the Crown Prosecution Service and increasing diversity in its workforce.
On the eve of the 'Pride in London Parade', Sue Owen, Civil Service Champion for the LGB&TI community, explains what Pride means to her.
HMRC Chief Executive Jon Thompson says it’s not just ‘commercial’ civil servants who need to understand and manage contracts. Increasing numbers of colleagues can benefit from being more aware of the skills required and the training available.
It's Civil Service Active Wellbeing Week. As new CSSC chair Philip Rycroft says, there are lots of opportunities to get involved, and you can make your own commitment - big or small - to improving your health and wellbeing.
In Carers Week, Rupert McNeil announces new support for carers in the Civil Service.