All the winners and social media reaction to this year's Civil Service Diversity and Equality awards.
Diversity and inclusion
Sir Simon Fraser, Permanent Secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Civil Service Diversity Champion congratulates the winners from last Friday's Civil Service Diversity and Equality Awards and outlines the priority areas going forward.
Ursula Brennan, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Justice looks at how the Civil Service and the Ministry of Justice are celebrating the important work civil servants are doing to increase diversity in the Civil Service.
Sir Simon Fraser, Civil Service Diversity Champion, congratulates the four Civil Service teams that won Race for Opportunity Awards.
The cross-Civil Service Diversity team and HM Revenue and Customs both picked up awards, whilst the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Crown Prosecution Service's Peter Lewis were highly commended at last night's awards (23 September).
Merran Hilton and Verity Prime, job share partners at the Department for Education, share their tips for making a successful partnership.
Sir Jeremy calls the Talent Action Plan one of the "most important documents and policies we have published in the Civil Service in recent years." Read more of his thoughts on the plan.
Sir Jeremy Heywood introduces the Civil Service Talent Action Plan - a series of new measures to ensure the Civil Service is among the most female-friendly employers in the country, and where the most talented people succeed and reach the top positions, regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexuality or disability.
London was painted in the colours of the rainbow over the weekend, as the city’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* communities and allies came together for ‘Pride in London’.
When the Government Office network was abolished, and we both applied for the same position in the newly created Local Intelligence Team in the office of Civil Society (Cabinet Office), we were offered the post on a job-share basis. We are part of a team of 9, with 1 colleague based in each of the other 7 English regions and we have an outward facing role, engaging with stakeholders from voluntary and community sector organisations, local authorities and business across the whole of the South West.