The Clink training restaurant opened its doors at HMP High Down 10 years ago, the first ever restaurant to open to the public within the walls of a working prison. Since then, The Clink has taught culinary skills to more …
Hi, my name is Cheryl Avery, and this is what inclusion means to me…. The dictionary defines inclusion as “the practice or policy of including people who might otherwise be excluded or marginalised, such as those who have physical or …
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.
In Mediation Awareness Week, Sarah Albon, newly appointed as the first Civil Service Mediation Champion, talks about her aims in the role and why colleagues should consider mediation when resolving disputes.
A discussion at Civil Service Live 2018 led to a new initiative on strengthening collective leadership. The three colleagues behind it describe the genesis of the directors network and its aims.
Martin Donnelly, Permanent Secretary at BIS, tells how some straight-talking feedback made him take a new approach to engaging with his colleagues and finding out what they really think.
Matthew Coats, chief executive at the Legal Aid Agency, explains why he believes no organisation can succeed that does not fully embrace diversity and inclusion.
Amy Price from the HM Passport Office tells us how her team keep customers happy and team morale high during their busiest time of the year.
Ashley Prime, who has been working on the GREAT campaign at the FCO, remembers inspirational mentor Professor Aidan Halligan, a former Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England, and what he learned from him about leadership.
Just how different are the leadership challenges in the public and private sectors? After taking part in a senior leaders exchange programme, guest blogger Erik Bonino, Chairman of Shell UK, records his impressions.