The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest threat the UK has faced in decades. The virus has caused tens of thousands of deaths, affected the lives of everyone in the country and has had a devastating effect on businesses. This situation …
A range of blogs illustrating the theme of the same name, one of the four supporting pillars of the vision of 'A Brilliant Civil Service'.
The strapline for this theme is: "A brilliant Civil Service needs effective leaders who are inspiring, confident and empowering and who live our values."
The three other pillars of the vision are: Improved outcomes; Skilled people; A great place to work.
I’m Liz Versi, Regional Director for Border Force in the North. Our teams protect the border in all sea and airports in the north of England, North Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. I am usually on the road a lot, …
Earlier this year Clare Moriarty, former Permanent Secretary, launched Leadership in Action, setting out eight attributes of great leadership. At the time of the launch COVID-19 had started to have an impact on UK society; little did we know that …
Part of Clare Moriarty’s personal legacy to the Civil Service was her outstanding work to define the attributes of effective leaders, set out in Leadership in Action. Clare’s goal was to describe excellence in leadership - in a way that …
As she leaves the Civil Service, Clare Moriarty describes a new initiative on leadership that she has helped to develop.
On behalf of the director community, Kate Josephs sets out how the Civil Service Directors' Network, formed last year, is reaching out to grow the community and focus on its collective leadership goals.
Paula Holbrook-Witt, of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, won the Inspirational Leadership Award for her work in supporting people with a hearing disability in the workplace.
Civil Service Race Champion Richard Heaton looks back at progress towards greater diversity and inclusion in 2019 - and looks forward to 2020 and the work that remains to be done.
Following up on their earlier blog post, members of a network of Civil Service directors looking at how to cultivate a strong learning culture in government, update us on how the initiative is progressing.
Zamila Bunglawala explains why the Civil Service has joined up with The Migraine Trust for Migraine Awareness Week.