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New ‘GRID’ data tool to build a more inclusive Civil Service

GRID recruitment platform

This month, Cabinet Secretary, Simon Case and Chief Operating Officer, Alex Chisholm launched A Modern Civil Service. In our series to celebrate the vision, Government Business Services showcases a data analyser to improve recruitment and find the cream of candidates. …

Rising to the Civil Service Challenge of Change

A Modern Civil Service

At Civil Service Live, Cabinet Secretary, Simon Case and Civil Service Chief Operating Officer, Alex Chisholm launched the vision for A Modern Civil Service. To kick off our new series, we’ve invited civil servant Shazia Razzaq to share her ideas …

Serving Queen and Country in Your Spare Time 

Reservists on parade in Horse Guards

Thousands of Civil Servants are part-time members of the Armed Forces – but what motivates them, and what do they gain from it? Civil Servant James Waller joined the Naval Reserves more than 20 years ago and hasn't looked back. …

Lessons in Leadership

Civil Service Award Winner, Chris Atkinson

Civil Service award winner Chris Atkinson topped the category for Inspirational Leadership. Below, Chris shares the secrets of his success. When I was asked to write a blog about leadership, I immediately found the spectre of self-doubt raising its ugly …

Disability and Diversity in Leadership

Sarah Healey, Permanent SecDMCS

DCMS Permanent Secretary and CS Disability Champion Sarah Healey reflects on the success of this new programme. As the Civil Service Disability Champion, one of my priorities is to ensure we continue to provide opportunities for disabled colleagues to progress …