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18 October 2018

Moving to the education department brought Jonathan Slater back to a policy area he knows and loves. He speaks to Suzannah Brecknell about his key role in helping the frontline function

16 October 2018

The newest profession in the Government Communication Service focuses on improving the way government talks directly to key stakeholders. Jonathan Owen speaks to members of the new External...

12 October 2018

Tom Smith, managing director of the ONS Data Science Campus, tells CSW's sister title PublicTechnology how and why he wants to 'move the needle' for the use of data across the...

10 October 2018

To mark World Mental Health Day, CSW asked two of the civil service's mental health first aiders to reflect on what they've learned so far

10 October 2018

Lord Deben is as intrepid and combative an advocate for the environment as anyone concerned about climate change could want. Better known as John Gummer, the former environment minister and now...

9 October 2018

"When we first launched, we had no senior champions and no official support from the department... we compiled data, built an evidence base, and did everything we needed to do to prove our worth...

3 October 2018

Ian Ackerley left the world of commercial banking to join NS&I as its chief executive last year. He speaks to Jonathan Owen about the need to turn Britain from being a nation of spenders to a...

1 October 2018

Colin Marrs reports on a Civil Service Live round table discussion exploring how to spread innovation across government

27 September 2018

The civil service is committed to becoming the UK’s most inclusive employer by 2020. But how is it getting on? Tim Gibson listens in to a roundtable about the topic to find out


27 September 2018

"When I was at college, I never knew the civil service was for everyone to join, it thought it was a unique ‘club’. We need to make sure all new talent realises it is a career option for anyone...

27 September 2018

"There are plenty of positive professional role models in the technology industry, but getting access to them is not easy"

26 September 2018

From long-standing initiatives in the intelligence services to new staff networks, training and work experience, the civil service is waking up to the benefits of a more neurodiverse workforce....