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 …
Leading and managing change
As she leaves the Civil Service, Clare Moriarty describes a new initiative on leadership that she has helped to develop.
On International Women's Day, Civil Service Gender Champion Melanie Dawes talks about some of the 'Wonder Women' in public service who have inspired her and others.
Ken Thomson writes about the new approach to learning in the Civil Service Leadership Academy, including the use of immersive case studies.
Pete Vowles passes on some of the practical lessons he's learned helping to lead a change programme at the Department for International Development.
On her becoming Finance Director at BIS, people began to ask Charu Gorasia how she overcame the barriers that prevent more civil servants from under-represented groups reaching senior levels. Read about the inclusion lessons she learned from other leaders on the way up the ladder.
No one has all the answers about good leadership - it takes time to learn. The Northern Ireland Office's Colin Perry recounts his experience of learning how to lead.
How should our leaders behave under pressure? Graham Black, a deputy director at HMRC, talks about the importance of leading by example in good times and bad.
Steve Thorn, a senior vice-president with global IT services company CGI, believes the public sector can learn from private sector experience of leading and managing change in large organisations.
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.