Do you know what the People Board is and what it does? The board's new chair, Melanie Dawes, lifts the lid.
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Working on public consultations can be daunting - especially one as large as the BBC Charter review - but Sue Owen offers some tips to do it successfully.
Jeremy Heywood introduces the updated principles underpinning policy consultation, which he calls one of the most important activities undertaken by government.
Civil Service Disability Champion Philip Rutnam uses the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities to look at initiatives supporting greater inclusion for civil servants declaring a disability.
With the 2015 People Survey showing DCMS in the top four departments for staff engagement, Permanent Secretary Sue Owen looks at what the department has been doing to improve its standing.
DCMS' Chris Townsend congratulates the Value for Money team for their work on the rollout of superfast broadband across the UK, for which they've been shortlisted for a Civil Service Award.
Tim Scott from DCMS reflects on the learnings and success he had working with two private sector companies explaining IoT to colleagues at Civil Service Live.
Jeremy Heywood announces the appointment of Sue Owen as the new Civil Service Diversity Champion, and of Jon Thompson, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence, as the first holder of the new position of Civil Service Social Mobility Champion.
Sir Simon Fraser welcomes Melanie Dawes to her new roles as Permanent Secretary at the Department for Communities and Local Government and as gender champion for the Civil Service.
I’m a big fan of job shares – so am delighted this network has been established. I was recently involved with some work on getting more women into senior positions in the civil service. One of the major issues we identified was managers not understanding the benefits of having jobsharers working for them – and not thinking creatively enough about how they can design jobs to suit jobsharers.