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Skilled people

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, made up of skilled people who are high-performing, adaptable and take personal responsibility."

The three other pillars of the vision are: Improved outcomes; Effective leaders; A great place to work.

Civil Service Awards 2020: Project Delivery Excellence

DWP received well-deserved recognition in the Project Delivery Excellence category for the Virtual Machine Environment-Replacement (Jobseeker’s Allowance). This was a project to replace DWP's ageing legacy systems within the UK's National Critical Infrastructure, and was the biggest of its kind …

Civil Service Awards 2020: Policy and Use of Evidence

The esteemed Policy & Use of Evidence award for a team which has shown excellence in the field of policy-making was presented by Simon Case, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service, accompanied by Rohan Malik, UK&I Government & …

The Apprentice - Henry's journey

  Thinking of an apprenticeship? Go for it, says former Civil Service apprentice, Henry Reed. It gave him recognised qualifications, valuable work experience, lasting friendships and much more. I joined the Civil Service in 2015 as a Business Administration Apprentice. …

Civil Service Awards 2019 - Week of Winners: Inspirational Leadership Award

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Paula Holbrook-Witt, winner of the Inspirational Leadership Award, with award presenter Dame Shan Morgan, Permanent Secretary for the Welsh Government

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.