Sue Owen reflects on the part her department plays in organising the national commemorations for those who have died for the country in armed conflict.
Historian Ian Beesley considers the evolution of the Cabinet Office and the role of Cabinet Secretary during their first 100 years.
With the news that all 44 of Sir Edwin Lutyens war memorials have been listed, Simon Holder looks at the little-known memorial to the Civil Service Rifles at Somerset House.
Jeremy Heywood pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II as she becomes our longest-serving monarch.
On the Civil Service Commission's 160th anniversary, Sir Jeremy Heywood looks at how the need for constant improvement in the Civil Service is supported by the core principles of the modern service, which we can trace to the commission.
With International Women's Day this weekend, Una O'Brien looks at how her department is supporting gender equality in the workplace.
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The History of Government site explores how civil servants kept departments functioning during WW1, and which staff were allowed to enlist and which were not.
A link pack highlighting the activities various government departments are doing to commemorate the outbreak of the war and Remembrance Day.