Philip Rutnam challenges us all to remove the stigma of mental health and to help colleagues and others simply by starting a conversation.
Diversity and inclusion
Jeremy Heywood and Civil Service Social Mobility Champion Jon Thompson look at how the service is responding to the Bridge Group report on socio-economic diversity in the Fast Stream, and more widely to the need to make the organisation truly representative of society.
A report from the REM Network and the Civil Service Race Forum's cross Whitehall Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 event this week.
MoD's Walter Scott, a lifelong stammerer, recounts his experience of an Employers' Stammering Network workshop that reinforced his conviction that "It is OK to stammer".
Adam Taylor, co-chair of JNet, the Civil Service Jewish Network, offers a personal take on why we should all take a moment to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 Jan.
Civil Service Gender Champion Melanie Dawes looks back at the progress on diversity and inclusion over the last 12 months, and highlights the value of mentoring to underrepresented groups.
Sue Owen, Civil Service LGB&TI Champion, congratulates all the Civil Service departments and agencies recognised in the annual Stonewall list of the top 100 best employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff. And who came top?
Co-chairs of the Cross-Government Women's Network, Keela Shackell-Smith and Eleanor Binks look back on the successes in their first year, and forward to the challenges ahead.
Cabinet Office's Kate Dixon takes inspiration from a recent gender summit with EY to rethink about how we can have more effective flexible working arrangements.
Cabinet Office Disability Network co-chair Sam Todd gives five top tips for helping civil servants with a disability make the most of their talents in the workplace.