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Disability History Month 2020: Influencing Change in the Civil Service for 21 Years

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The Civil Service Disability Network has been around for 21 years now. Our remit is to champion disability, remove barriers and influence change. I guess all those years ago, we didn’t think that it would still matter today as much …

The prisons that transform offenders’ lives and job prospects

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External shot of The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton which used to be the Governor's house dating back to 1811.

The Clink training restaurant opened its doors at HMP High Down 10 years ago, the first ever restaurant to open to the public within the walls of a working prison. Since then, The Clink has taught culinary skills to more …

Supporting Victims and Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

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Working at the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, I have seen first-hand how victims and survivors of trauma still live with the mental and physical effects decades later. Survivors of child sexual abuse often stay silent about their suffering …

Civil Service Awards 2019 - Week of Winners: Resilience & Rapid Response Award

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The Maritime & Coastguard Agency winners of the Resilience & Rapid Response Award, with award presenter Sir Tom Scholar, Permanent Secretary for HM Treasury

The Aeronautical Rescue Coordination Centre Blue Watch of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency won the 2019 Resilience & Rapid Response Award for their actions in operations including the evacuation of 130 people from an oil rig.

Civil Service Awards 2019 - Week of Winners: Commercial Award

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The DHSC winners of the Commercial Award, with award presenter John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the Civil Service & Permanent Secretary for the Cabinet Office

The Voluntary Pricing and Access Scheme Negotiating Team in the Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England received the Commercial Award for securing a five-year deal to accelerate the uptake of new innovative medicines for NHS patients.