The Prime Minister, Rt Hon David Cameron, introduces - and invites nominations for - a new award for clarity in communication, which he believes is central to the role of civil servants in providing the very best public service we can. The award will be presented at the Civil Service Awards 2015.
Amy Rees turned round morale at HM Prison Brixton during her three years as governor, with an imaginative approach to problem solving and a focus on celebrating success. She writes about how she approached the challenge – which led to the recognition of two Civil Service Awards.
Civil Service Local North West took the 2014 Civil Service Award for Excellence in Civil Service Reform. Kathie Bates explains what the award meant to the team and why they are determined to maintain the standards they have set.
This year is the 10th anniversary of the Civil Service Awards, which recognise the great work of civil servants. Nominations for the 2015 awards are now open and Head of the Civil Service Sir Jeremy Heywood explains why it is important that we celebrate our achievements.
With nominations for the 2015 Civil Service Diversity & Inclusion Awards closing on 19 June, our Diversity Champion Sir Simon Fraser explains why it's important to recognise the achievements of those who are helping us to value difference.
The Environment Agency's Keela Shackell-Smith shares her experiences setting up the department's Women's Network.
Jackie was the winner of the HMRC People Award and CS Award for Leadership in 2011, she shares her views on what makes an outstanding leader.
Ian Marson, Assistant Director UK Visas and Immigration, was shortlisted for the Leadership Award in last year's Civil Service Awards. He discusses some of the attributes he believes helps make a great leader.
HMRC's Suzanne Newton who won the Dame Leslie Strathie Award for Operational Excellence at the Civil Service Awards gives her tips for successful programme management.
Terry Stocks, part of the Civil Service Award-winning Estates Directorate Programme Unit at MoJ talks about project delivery, and winning an award.