When it comes to championing diversity, the Government Digital Service is leading the way, beating industry averages and introducing innovations that have been adopted across government. In the first of a series of conversations between civil service leaders and experts from Civil Service Awards sponsors EY, GDS chief Kevin Cunnington shares his insights and motivations with Radhika Chadwick, Partner in Strategy at EY
DfID’s Fergus McBean won the Use of Evidence Award at this year’s Civil Service Awards through an innovative approach to inform cholera prevention in war-torn Yemen. He tells Naomi Larsson how the department did it
When it comes to cyber security, the role of government is to set an example.
See the full run-down of winners from the 14th annual awards
By supporting a new record label run by and for prisoners, EY is involved in an innovative approach to reducing violence in prisons and driving down reoffending rates. InHouse Records was set up last year and has already achieved some remarkable results. CSW talks to Alex Deeming from EY about the scheme.
With two weeks to go until the winners of the 2018 Civil Service Awards are announced, Darra Singh, who sits on the judging panel and leads EY's Government and Public Sector practice in the UK, shares why the event means so much to him
Each year the Civil Service Awards celebrates a team or individual who has made excellent use of evidence to support policy or decision making - but what is the government doing to improve the way government as a whole uses different forms of evidence? Mark Smulian finds out more about the newly-formed analysis function
After it won the Civil Service Communication Award last year, Helen Duggan, head of marketing for Public Health England, reflects on how the Stay Well This Winter campaign leveraged people's trust in health professionals to change their behaviour
The 2017 Commercial Award went to a team who supported "22 feisty local authorities" to reduce waste through innovative technology and collaborative working. Naomi Larsson finds out more
EY is collaborating with public agencies to help support society’s most vulnerable
The late Dame Lesley Strathie’s 40-year career spanned roles from admin assistant to HMRC chief exec. Former cabinet secretary Gus O’Donnell remembers her as an “influential voice” among the ranks of perm secs
The EY Foundation is an independent social mobility charity working with government to help young people fulfil their potential. Its chief executive Maryanne Matthews tells us more
Two years after winning for operational delivery at the 2016 Civil Service Awards, the SRRT’s head explains why it’s all about reputation
London Ventures, a partnership between EY and London Councils, is driving innovation across local government. They’ve teamed up with Southwark and Waltham Forest, landlords, tenants, and providers to design Transition Insurance, a promising new initiative that could lead to levels of homelessness being reduced across the country. CSW speaks to Tom Schneider from EY.
Once “lost in detail”, the Fatal Incidents Investigations Team got a grip on investigative processes to deliver reports quicker to families and coroners
Greater Manchester Police, in partnership with EY, has become a pioneering connected police force, enabling thousands of officers to spend more time working in the community
Two of the architects of the former Department of Energy and Climate Change tool for mapping the future UK energy system, which won the 2013 Civil Service Award for Analysis, explore its birth, benefits and demise
The Council saved £85m with another £100m in the pipeline after putting in place an innovative commercial model with EY
The team behind the award-winning campaign explains how it brings “private sector expertise into the heart of the challenge”
A winner of the Civil Service Awards 2014 talks of the legacy of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict
The inspirational line manager award winner from the Civil Service Awards 2015 talks about his department’s pioneering work in aerial surveys
At the Civil Service Awards 2015, an HMP Standford Hill team won for operational excellence. Three years on, manager Joe Rook tells Civil Service World about all the employment and training opportunities on offer for offenders
In an EY report on the gender pay gap, many companies identified flexible working as a key area for attention. Forward-looking organisations realise a flexible offer can give them a competitive edge
With nominations open for the Civil Service Awards 2018, the government communications chief takes a look at some past winners of the communications award and explains why his is one of the most exciting professions in government