What we do

The Civil Service helps the government of the day develop and implement its policies as effectively as possible.

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Fast Stream now open

Summer Diversity Fast Streamer Shamini in the GDS Office

There are no ordinary careers in the Civil Service and no ordinary civil servants.

Fast Stream graduate recruitment now open until 1 November.

The programme offers talented graduates an accelerated route to leadership in the Civil Service, with a starting salary of £25,000.

No ordinary careers

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Want to know what it's like on the Fast Stream? Watch the video to discover the extraordinary careers available to our graduate entrants.

Meet our diversity & inclusion special advisors

Karen Blackett

Karen Blackett

Karen Blackett OBE is Chief Executive Officer of media agency MediaCom UK.

Stephen Frost

Stephen Frost

Stephen was Head of Diversity and Inclusion at KPMG from 2014 to 2015. Previously, he was Head of Diversity and Inclusion at LOCOG from 2008 to 2012.

Helena Morrissey

Helena Morrissey

Helena Morrissey CBE is CEO of Newton Investment Management and Founder of the 30% Club.

Civil Service Reform

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Diversity & Inclusion

The Civil Service is a modern and diverse workplace, committed to promoting and ensuring equality and valuing diversity. Read more about our work on our blog.

Civil Service Learning

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Civil Service Learning provides courses and resources for developing skills common to all UK civil servants in all Civil Service roles.

Civil Service Pensions

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This is for current and prospective members of the Civil Service pension arrangements. It also contains links to information for past members who are not yet receiving their pension.

There are also links for pensioners who are already receiving their Civil Service pension.

Contact the Civil Service

Media enquiries

General enquiries

Communications team
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