Civil Service Diversity Champion Sir Simon Fraser looks at three new reports into barriers faced by civil servants from under-represented groups.
Sue Owen reflects on Civil Service celebrations of LGBT History Month, how far we have come and how much remains to be done.
Lin Homer explores why leadership is vital for all levels of the Civil Service, and looks at how HMRC are supporting staff developing these skills.
Crown Commercial Services' Andie Beavan talks about her job helping SMEs improve government procurement.
Una O’Brien looks at the links between health and work, and what we can all do to improve workplace health.
Whatever the outcome of the General Election, the Civil Service needs to be ready. Sir Jeremy Heywood talks about our role during this period.
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