Jeremy Heywood and Civil Service Social Mobility Champion Jon Thompson look at how the service is responding to the Bridge Group report on socio-economic diversity in the Fast Stream, and more widely to the need to make the organisation truly representative of society.
Posts about what we're doing to support the Government's agenda on social mobility, particularly how we're working to improve the social and educational mix of civil servants.
Responding to the Bridge report on socio-economic diversity in the Fast Stream, Minister for the Cabinet Office Matthew Hancock sets out his plan for equal access to and progression within the Civil Service.
Jon Thompson, Permanent Secretary to the MOD and social mobility champion, explains how the Civil Service is changing to allow everybody to achieve their career aspirations, regardless of background.
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.
John Manzoni looks at why social mobility is so important for the Civil Service, and how it's integral part of the Talent Action Plan.