Philip Rutnam explains why Autism Awareness Week matters to the Civil Service and provides a five-point guide to making the workplace more inclusive for people with autism.
Diversity and inclusion
On the eve of International Women's Day, Eleanor Binks looks back on her time as co-chair of the Cross-Government Women's Network (CGWN).
As LGBT History Month draws to a close, our LGBT&TI champion Sue Owen looks back on how departments have supported the initiative and the importance of continuing to do so.
Martin Hill looks back on an eventful celebration of Chinese New Year, put on by the Civil Service Race Forum and DECC's REM network to raise understanding of the Chinese culture.
GDS executive director Stephen Foreshew-Cain explains why the theme of this year's LGBT History Month has particular resonance for him.
Robert Devereux, Permanent Secretary of DWP, hails their new video relay service as a sign of how the Civil Service is harnessing technology to support all our citizens.
Alison Saunders, Director of Public Prosecutions, looks at how CPS staff diversity complements their successes in race hate prosecutions, to the benefit of all.
Charlotte Dring, Private Secretary to DCLG Perm Sec Melanie Dawes, looks at her career in the Civil Service in the light of the recent Bridge Group report.
Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil outlines what we're going to be doing to support the Ban the Box campaign and help ex-offenders back into work.
Philip Rutnam challenges us all to remove the stigma of mental health and to help colleagues and others simply by starting a conversation.