Following a recent meeting of 24 female permanent secretaries, past and present, Melanie Dawes reflects on progress towards gender equality in the Civil Service.
Diversity and inclusion
To mark Transgender Day of Visibility, we interviewed Harlean Carpenter about being transgender in the Civil Service.
Hayley Trezel compares her experience of working in the Civil Service with that of BAME colleagues.
Ben Merrick says hearing a colleague say they knew of no visually impaired person in the Senior Civil Service inspires him as a disability role model.
Keela Shackell-Smith of the Cross Government Women's Network previews Civil Service events celebrating International Women's Day.
Jeremy Heywood welcomes the Civil Service's adoption of a new online recruitment tool to help build a more diverse and inclusive organisation.
To mark LGBT History Month, Kit Collingwood-Richardson gives her personal view of being LGBT in the Civil Service.
Civil servant Kevin Oliver on why he believes being an 'ally' is important for inclusivity and fairness in the workplace and society at large.
Sarah Banks, chair of a disability network at the Ministry of Defence, shares her views on what it means to be an inspiring leader.
Civil Service Disability Champion Philip Rutnam's update on recent events includes the commitment by all departments to the Government's Disability Confident scheme.