Dr Francesca Emmett, of Civil Service HR, writes that diversifying the Civil Service is everybody's job – and that job includes diversifying the HR profession itself.
Diversity and inclusion
Marking the National Day for Staff Networks, we hear how one civil servant at the Ministry of Justice set up a support network for women at work experiencing the menopause.
To mark National Day for Staff Networks, Brian Stanislas focuses on the stories behind two prominent flexible working networks within the Civil Service.
In Deaf Awareness Week, Civil Service Deaf and Hard of Hearing Network Champion Debbie Alder writes about a valuable resource in preparation that is designed to help us all understand the challenges faced by our colleagues who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Ben Merrick, Deputy Disability Champion for the Civil Service, considers from his own experience the challenges and opportunities for those with a disability of working during the coronavirus pandemic.
With so many civil servants currently working from home, Keela Shackell-Smith lists the seven things that make flexible working work for her – and may do so for others, too.
Civil Service Race Champion Richard Heaton introduces Sherin Aminossehe, the new Race Champion at the Ministry of Defence, who explains why, during the coronavirus pandemic, it is more important than ever that we leverage our diversity.
Mark Pettitt introduces a staff network that encourages conversations between civil servants across government and which has new relevance in keeping people connected during the coronavirus pandemic.
As he prepares to rejoin Kensington and Chelsea Council, Tunde Olayinka, currently Deputy Director for Integration at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, sets out his hopes for the future of diversity and inclusion in the Civil Service.
Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil describes how staff networks are going "above and beyond" to support civil servants during the coronavirus pandemic.