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Civil Service Awards 2020: Resilience and Rapid Response Award

A great example of cross-government collaboration is the ‘dream team’ which developed the NHS Get An Isolation Note service in March 2020. Combining the might of DHSC, DWP, NHSX and NHS Digital, they beat almost 200 nominees to emerge as …

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 & …

Civil Service Awards 2020: Inspirational Leadership

Chris Atkinson from the Northern Ireland Office scooped the highly-coveted Inspirational Leadership Award. Chris drove the work to establish a payments scheme to recognise and support people living with permanent disablement caused by an incident related to 'The Troubles' in …

Civil Service Awards 2020: The Innovation Award

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The Home Office's Accelerated Capability Environment (ACE) team won the Innovation Award for their work solving public safety challenges using data and technology, at a pace demanded by a fast-changing world. The Innovation Award is for the outstanding advancement or …

Civil Service Awards 2020: Health and Wellbeing

The Health & Wellbeing Award went to Gillian Whitworth from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office. Gillian triumphed in this category for her compassion, courage and commitment in promoting awareness of eating disorders in the workplace, a debilitating but often …

Civil Service Awards 2020: Diversity and Inclusion

Pride, passion and honour summed up HMRC’s touching reaction and team spirit to winning the hotly-contested Diversity & Inclusion category. Alex Chisholm, Cabinet Office Permanent Secretary, and Rohan Malik, UK&I Government & Infrastructure Managing Partner at EY, presented the honour …

Civil Service Awards 2020: Digital, Data and Technology

DWP landed the Digital, Data & Technology Award, beating the cream of Welsh and Scottish Government talent with their ‘Get Your State Pension’ digital service, as well as their remarkable efforts in transforming the way pensioners claim their state pension. …

Civil Service Awards 2020: Developing People Award

The Inclusion Apprenticeship Programme from the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) won the Developing People Award, presented by Elizabeth Gardiner, First Parliamentary Counsel and Permanent Secretary for the Government in Parliament Group in the Cabinet Office. This award recognises …