Lin Homer, Permanent Secretary at HMRC, gives her personal reflections on managing difficult conversations following the publication guidance on this issue by the Business Disability Forum.
Civil Service Leaders
Guest blog from Martin Donnelly, Permanent Secretary at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, who discusses the progress his department are making in gender diversity.
Una O'Brien discusses the highlights from this year's Civil Service Awards and thanks those who helped make the Awards a success.
Sir Jeremy Heywood thanks civil servants for taking part in the People Survey and discusses the results.
Talent Action Plan is only the first piece in the jigsaw, now it's your chance to influence the next steps of the policy. Sir Jeremy encourages us all to get involved.
Sir Nicholas Macpherson, Permanent Secretary at HM Treasury talks about the important role the Civil Service played in the First World War.
Sir Jeremy Heywood discusses what civil servants at all grades can do to improve their commercial skills.
Mark Sedwill, Permanent Secretary of the Home Office explains why we should think differently about overseas work, and how it can impact on the UK.
Lin Homer, Permanent Secretary at HMRC, talks about sickness absence in the Civil Service and what we are doing to reduce the number of average number of working days lost due to sickness.
Jon Thompson, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence thanks those civil servants who have contributed to the leadership consultation and gives his own personal thoughts on leadership at the Ministry of Defence.