Thursday 30 July is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, and to mark the occasion Civil Service Local will be holding an online event for civil servants across the United Kingdom. The purpose of the event is to provide attendees with a basic knowledge of what modern slavery is, how they can spot the signs of trafficking, and an understanding of where they can go for assistance or to refer suspected cases.
Is it difficult for you to take learning and development opportunities because of your working pattern? Are you an Administrative Assistant or Administrative Officer? Our new Reach Programme could be just what you need to help you develop your career.
CS Local are making every effort to connect you so, why not join our virtual CS Connect event and engage with other civil servants, hear from inspiring people sharing their personal experiences and get involved in breakout sessions focusing on ‘Our Changing Workplace.’
Today I want to reflect back over the thoughts through the week, and give an insight into a couple of stories from Civil Service Colleagues who are happy to share their experiences around caring. Hopefully these little blogs have prompted …
2020 is the Civil Service Year of Inclusion - an opportunity for us to celebrate our achievements to date and to think about how to continue making the Civil Service a great place to work. In this Carers Week mini-blog …
As we progress through carers week with a series of mini-blogs, have a thought about where caring fits into the priorities of your life in respect of your own family. Work is often all consuming and especially at the …
Following on the launch this week of Carers Week, take a bit of time today to think about your own wellbeing. If you are a Carer, it’s important that you take that time to step back sometime, no matter how …
Making Caring Visible, that’s the message for National Caring week 8 – 14 June this year, and the focus is to raise the visibility of carers and caring, why not take a look on the carers week website https://www.carersweek.org/ Carers play …
CS Local North West are launching a new ‘Environment Network’ which will be instrumental in driving change in behaviour and attitudes across the Civil Service for all things green. We are looking for people who want to make a difference.
It’s a simple idea, we all do better when we work together and invest in our future! Do you have curiosity for how others create and deliver learning? Do you have a wealth of experience within the learning and development profession that you can share with colleagues from across government? If yes then CS Local North West needs you! We are looking to re-launch the north west cross-departmental learning and development network. This network is specifically aimed at those with responsibilities for learning and development as part of their role.
The Civil Service has pulled together in a joint working initiative to promote “A Brilliant Civil Service” with teams demonstrating a willingness to learn new skills and a genuine desire to support our citizens within the Department for Work and Pensions and HM Passport Office.
How to recognise neurodiverse conditions such as Dyslexia, Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autistic Spectrum Condition at work. Why don't you lunch and learn?
The Environment Agency will be hosting a webinar on World Environment Day (5th June), to talk about the impact of plastic pollution. Read more to find out how to join.
Our wellbeing group are busy supporting their departments during this particularly difficult time however, they are keen to make you aware that it is Mental Health Awareness Week, the theme this year is Be Kind
Would you like to engage with other civil servants, listen to thought-provoking sessions and meet inspiring people sharing their experiences? If so, why not join us at our virtual CS Connect event.
Building on recent progress Civil Service Local will continue to work with colleagues and partners to improve opportunities showing how our Networks are adding value & making work better.
CS Local Support The Charity for Civil Servants in promoting a series of webinars, Starting with the Power of Kindness
On 4 February 2020 the Prime Minister launched the Year of Climate Action. Climate change is happening already and we need to take action now. Join our new environmental network and be instrumental in driving change in behaviour and attitudes across the civil service.
It’s Deaf Awareness Week and on 13 May it is National Day for Staff Networks, a day to celebrate all networks but in particular the Civil Service Deaf and Hard of Hearing Network. Without hard work and the amazing and …
CS Local Scotland Wellbeing network have put together some practical tips to help you take care of your mind and body whilst staying at home during Covid - 19