Diversity and inclusion

Publication of the Civil Service Talent Action Plan

Entrance to the Cabinet Office

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.

A tale of two women – how two part-timers became a job-split

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.