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FCO honours staff association co-founder who left “an important legacy to LGBT+ diplomats”
Black History Month reminds us that celebrating differences helps people understand other people’s experiences and illustrates the opportunity to create a culture where everyone can help push the civil service, and the government, forward
Diversity and inclusion must be "an integral part of every part of the defence operating model", according to the strategy
"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 and why we were needed"
Champions who make a difference to staff and service users saluted at Whitehall ceremony
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
"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."
"There are plenty of positive professional role models in the technology industry, but getting access to them is not easy"
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. Tamsin Rutter reports on what is being done – and what more is to come
Dawn Butler pledged to end situation that has seen seven ministers for equality tagged onto four different departments
Chief people officer Rupert McNeil reveals figure alongside new mental health guide for managers
IfG explainer reveals more than 30% fall in number of civil servants in east of England, the east Midlands and the south east since 2010
Six departments given responsibilities to help tackle rough sleeping in plan published by housing secretary James Brokenshire
Cabinet Office minister told by FDA trade union that gender pay gap “will not close on its own”
Just four departments currently publish detailed information about parental leave and pay policy on their websites
Staff survey conducted by Government Communication Service finds just 27% of women believe GCS is supportive of working parents
Geraldine Clement explains how she harnessed her own humble beginnings to push for the civil service to do more to support staff from disadvantaged backgrounds
Ross Duncan, of HM Passport Office, says the civil service should make the most of people with neurodiverse conditions as it prepares for an era of digital government and automation
The annual awards ceremony celebrating diversity work across government will take place in October
Intelligence and Security Committee notes recruitment challenges of “bureaucratic” security vetting and outdated perceptions
By the end of 2019, 90% of senior civil service leaders will be trained as Wellbeing Confident Leaders
Simon Fraser says civil service can teach MPs lessons on workplace behaviour and predicts intensification of Brexit woes
Departments work with small innovators and big business to help specific groups
Ministers have reiterated the government’s support for plans to boost diversity in public appointments. But departments need to do more to make sure a wide variety of groups are aware of public appointments, says Peter Riddell, the Commissioner for Public Appointments