Institute for Government says department has to put officials’ accountability at the heart of new review
Cabinet Office-based post is ‘a high-profile role at the centre of key strategic decision making’
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