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Becoming ‘carer confident’ in the Civil Service

The logo of Carers Week

In Carers Week, Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil writes that around half of all civil servants now work in organisations recognised under the Carer Confident scheme.

Personal disability stories: 11 - Julia's and Andy's stories

Portrait photograph of Julia Walsh

To mark the recent Deaf Awareness Week, Philip Rutnam introduces the personal stories of two Civil Service colleagues who live with hearing loss.

'This is me' - opening up about mental health

Head and shoulders image of Rupert McNeil, Government Chief People Officer

In Mental Health Awareness Week, Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil encourages us to break the culture of silence around mental health and talks about his own experience of mental ill health.

Personal Disability Stories: Part 9 – Emil’s story

Head shot of Emil Levendoğlu

To mark Time to Talk Day, Philip Rutnam introduces Emil Levendoğlu's personal account of how he came to open up to others about his mental health.