Jayne Krol

Celebrating success at 2015 Civil Service Awards launch

Following our win at last year's Civil Service Awards, we recently joined colleagues from across government to celebrate 10 years of these prestigious awards. At the fantastic event at Lancaster House, I was reminded once again of the incredible work done by civil servants – something we should celebrate much more often. The night also marked the launch of this year's awards and nominations are open until 07 August.

‘Bake-Off’ is the icing on the cake

One of the winners

They say, “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen”. Luckily for us, 6 young offenders still volunteered to showcase their skills to potential employers by competing in the first ever ‘Bake off’ event between Hindley and Thorncross – two of Her Majesty’s Young Offenders Institutions in the north west of England.