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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Civil Service Awards 2015

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There has never been a better, or more necessary, time to celebrate the achievements of civil servants.

Now in their 10th year, the Civil Service Awards continue to recognise and celebrate the wealth of inspirational individuals and innovative projects in the Civil Service and help spread best practice right across government.


Matt Hancock at the 2015 Civil Service Awards launch

Rt Hon Matt Hancock, Minister for the Cabinet Office, offers his congratulations to this years nominees and explains why the Awards are so important.

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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