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Tinnitus: From banging tunes to burglar alarms

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Alan Dillon, Head of Chancery from the British Embassy Muscat, on his experience of living with the hearing condition, tinnitus. ‘Buzzing, whooshing, humming, ringing, throbbing, hissing, music, singing.’ Dr Seuss could have hardly described it better had he rewritten his …

World Cancer Day: Big wins from small acts of kindness 

World Cancer Day 2022

Ahead of World Cancer Day on 4 February, Seonaid Webb tells how small kindnesses can help make such a difference to colleagues facing cancer. Over the past two years, the impact of COVID-19 on people affected by cancer has been …

Civil Service Awards: Helping Welsh businesses survive the pandemic

Civil Service 2021 Project Delivery Award Winner

During  the pandemic, one team in the Welsh Government freed up £2bn plus to help support businesses, communities and families. To help revitalise the Welsh economy, a cross Welsh Government team of civil servants formed the Economic Resilience Fund (ERF) …

Civil Service Awards: Big win for the caring collaborators

CS Awards 21, One Civil Service

The Department of Health and Social Care’s ventilator team scoops the award for best Civil Service-wide collaboration - and they have never even met each other. Dubbed as a ‘career highlight’, the team responsible for the COVID-19 Oxygen, Ventilation, Medical …

Civil Service Awards: ‘No secret sauce to leadership’

CS Awards 2021 Outstanding Leader, Steve Glass

Steve Glass topped the Outstanding Leader category for his role rising to the challenge of COVID-19. Steve Glass, officially the Civil Service Awards 2021 Outstanding Leader, is the personal pick of Cabinet Secretary Simon Case who championed this category. Steve …

COP26 and the power of collaboration

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The Civil Service Environment Network (CSEN) is run by just 35 volunteers from across the organisation and has more than 3,000 members – we demonstrate the power of working together. Last month’s COP26 summit may be over, but its influence …

Civil Service announce their top 10 blogs of 2021

Top 10 Civil Service Blogs 2021

Forget who won Bakeoff or I’m a Celeb. The real burning issue is: who topped the Civil Service’s most-read blog posts this year? Time to reveal all! As we reach the end of 2021, we want to take this opportunity …

Making your comms clear and inclusive - our top tips

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Government information should be as clear and accessible as possible. Sarah Healey's simple guide for what everyone should know. Civil servants send out hundreds of thousands of emails and documents every week, which is why it’s important to make them …