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.
Targeted, effective, timely communication is important in enabling any organisation or business to operate effectively. We want to make sure our communications are properly targeted and that we are making the best use of the channels available. This is your chance to have your say. Complete our survey and help us improve our communications with you.
Join us on Monday 30 March 2020 for our Diversity and Inclusion Conference in Birmingham. We have booked an exciting range of speakers who will be speaking around the theme of Social Mobility and have a selection of workshops running in the afternoon.
Aside from birth, dying is the only other experience we will all share. So why is it so hard to talk about it? And, why is it so important that we should? Join us for an interactive session about why it is important to make a will and the things you need to talk about and consider.
Following the Prime Minster's advice to avoid travel and gatherings we have decided to postpone these events until the Autumn.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to expand your capability? We are offering a number of secondment opportunities to work with us on a variety of projects in the Midlands area. Join us on 13 March to find out more.
Do you want to learn from the very best? Why don't you spend a morning with a Director General above all, discover what it takes to lead through complex challenges.
A new network for apprentices has recently been launched in the Midlands providing a forum to provide support and share experiences.
The end of the year and the start of new one is a time to reflect on what we have achieved and to plan and maybe make some new year's resolutions.
Have you ever looked at volunteering opportunity wondered what it would be like? A volunteer from MOD describes the uplifting experience of volunteering at a food bank. The most rewarding volunteering is when you can see the difference you make to the most vulnerable.
Heather Owen (Assistant Head Secretariat at Defence Infrastructure) explains how an unusual volunteering activity has developed the confidence and capability of a member of staff, inspired her team to use their volunteering days and benefited the local community.
The Midlands are looking for a Network Facilitator to join our friendly and dynamic team. To apply please contact VanessaBoden@cabinetoffice.gov.uk to obtain the Expression of Interest Form.
Civil Service Local are holding an event on the 17th September for Civil Servants up to EO grades based in the Midlands.
Academy delegate Clare Tasker demonstrates the power of networking. How attending the Academy led to a stall at Civil Service Live to showcase her family’s project D4D, where she received an invitation to the OneTeamGov Global unconference.
How a students developed their employability skills while raising over £100 for the Young Carers Charity.
Nahida Ahmed on how the Midlands Academy set on her on the road to achieving her goals.
Vanessa Kirk gives her personal account of what it is like to be a mentor and what she gained from the experience.
Vanessa Kirk from Civil Service Local Midlands gives her account of the day and her visit to the Houses of Parliament.
On Wednesday 18th April, Rainbows Children's' Hospice in Loughborough held its very first Civil Service Local Government Access Point (GAP). Volunteers from DWP, HMRC and OPG were joined by local solicitors Actons providing support for our vulnerable citizens
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