We are temporarily changing our ways of working following the PMs advice, looking at how we can remain social and cooperative whilst maintaining an appropriate distance.
John Mark Haskey
I am a Knowledge & Information Management professional with expertise in programme and project leadership, communications and IT (inc Social Media). I started my civil service career, after working in the chemical / plastics industry for ten years, by joining the Manpower Services Commision. Since then, either through personal moves or by 'machinery of government' changes I have worked in DWP (including the Employment Service and Jobcentreplus), DfEE, DfE, DfES, DCSF, DCLG, Government Offices for the East of England (GOEE) and London (GOL), HMRC and Civil Service HR (Resourcing). I am keen to help government move fully into the 21st century, by appropriate use of modern IT, Social Media and ways of working. I introduced a MediaWiki site into a 'Microsoft Only' department and you may find me on LinkedIn, Twitter, WhatsApp, Wikipedia and FaceBook.
7 years - 31 talent academies - 1,600 leaders - over 30 departments and agencies - 250 facilitators. We are inviting those who have been involved to meet to reflect on and celebrate our success.
It's Mental Health Awareness week when we are all being encouraged to think about not only our own wellbeing but how we can help others
Today we are supporting National Staff Networks Day. Networks are a core, integral part of what we do in bringing civil servants from across the departments together, to break down barriers, provide insight into what matters to them and to share practical and creative solutions to common issues.
Support is available from the Charity for Civil Servants for those affected by the incident in Manchester
Civil Service Local has been Finding Innovation and Value in Everyone for 5 years. Read about what we are doing next.
Emergency procedures have been put in place by the Charity for Civil Servants to speed up the process of applying for help for civil servants affected by the current flooding.
The next Reserves Experience in fast approaching - Thursday 15 October. Book your place now and come to Manchester Town Hall. This exciting experience will show you how the skills and experience you gain in the Reserves can benefit your career
Aleem has recruited volunteers from HM Treasury - read the article to see how you could make a difference by joining the list of civil service volunteers waiting to help various disadvantaged groups in our City.
There has been a tremendous response to our call for volunteers and we have enough for the events outside of London. In London more are needed!
What does Devolution mean to the typical civil servant? What do you need to know? This session aims to discuss and answer those questions
The next meeting of our Employee Engagement Network is on Tuesday 21 July 2015 in the HM Revenue & Customs Office in Worthing. Please give me a call if you wish to attend on 07775404009 or drop me an email. …
Civil Service Live 2015 will soon be with us and we need your help. We need volunteers for a variety of roles at each of the venues in Newcastle, Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh and London. Sign up now.
Leadership and Championing Difference events have been happening around the country. Read about the events in the London and the south east of England.
In London and in Southampton we are building links with charities to offer interview practice sessions to help people improve thee employability skills. In London Crisis need volunteers for an event on Monday 30 March. In both London and around the Solent we are bulding a list of volunteers for future events.
Victoria's and Ty's stories help us to see the benefits that can result of both Job Shadowing in itself and how it can contribute towards the Operational Deliver Qualification helping us to improve our customer service, knowledge of the wider civil service and our personal development.
The Operational Delivery Profession (ODP) are coming to give a presentation at Wingfield House, Portsmouth on Wednesday 3 December and Osprey House, Chelmsford on Thursday 4 December, which will help you understand it's relevance to your work.
Do you want to learn and develop? Do you want to try something different? We have a number of opportunities within our three areas in the east and south east corner of England, including London, that could be useful to you.
Sir Jeremy Heywood, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service has written to launch the consultation on the Leadership Strategy. As part of that consultation Civil Service Local are hosting Discovery Sessions or focus groups across the country. The first …
On Monday evening I attended a reception held in 70 Whitehall, the office of the Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General, Francis Maude. It was good to see colleagues from a number of departments who had worked together …