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Making space: Why sponsorship matters

Black History Month is an opportunity to acknowledge the rich, expansive culture, accomplishments and contributions of African and Caribbean men and women in British society. Earlier this year, the death of an African American man - George Floyd - sparked …

Breaking Down the Taboos: Lifting the Lid off Cancer in BAME Communities

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Despite the equal access to the National Health Service, there are more inequalities in cancer morbidity and mortality amongst black women compared to women of other racial and ethnic backgrounds, particularly white women. Below, Zahida Ramzan-Asghar, Senior Lawyer at Government …

‘Personal Still …’ - What Black History Month 2020 means to me

‘Working in a highly fast paced environment .… potentially heated interactions in near vicinity .… having to have your wits around you to adapt to constantly changing priorities, issues and risks …. having coping strategies to avoid getting burned out …

Civil Service Year of Inclusion: what inclusion means to me... Cheryl Avery

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Hi, my name is Cheryl Avery, and this is what inclusion means to me…. The dictionary defines inclusion as “the practice or policy of including people who might otherwise be excluded or marginalised, such as those who have physical or …

Black History Month - Reflections in four parts

Black history month, it is really a time for me to reflect in four parts. My first reflection is a celebration of our amazing history and the contribution black people have made and continue to make in all areas of …

‘Our 10 Year Job Share Story’ by Tina & Deanna

Introduction by Brian Stanislas I first met Tina and Deanna at the second HMRC Job Share Conference held in Newcastle in February 2020 (the first ever HMRC Job Share Conference took place in London in May 2019). They were asked …

Grace Moronfolu MBE - My Personal Perspective on Black History Month 2020

I joined the Crown Prosecution Service in 1988 and have had a variety of roles in the service. I became chair of the National Black Crown Prosecution Association in April 2019, and Deputy Chair of the Civil Service Race Forum …

Presenting the 'Golden Thread'! (GRID)

The Government Recruitment Information Database (GRID) is a recruitment database used to produce insights that improve Civil Service recruitment. Golden Thread uses data from GRID to produce interactive dashboards. Why is Golden Thread (GRID) significant for Government Recruitment Service (GRS)? …

Civil Service Year of Inclusion: what inclusion means to me... Me We Workplace Empathy Programme

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How to embed empathy into everything we do We are the Me We Empathy community, we work across HMRC to embed empathy into all of the work we do, to put people before process and build an inclusive culture. Our …