A team of volunteers from four different government departments has given students a taste of life in the Civil Service and helped to prepare them for the world of work.
There were no signs of a post-election hangover as an assembly of civil servants from across the North West attended a Discovery Session in Preston on the workings of Parliament. Simon Jolley joined them.
Do you know someone whose life has been touched by dementia? This Discovery Session will help you to understand more about it, and how you can provide help and support to people in your community who are living with the disease.
John Pendlebury tried hard to progress in his career for many years – without success. Then he met Gemma Harris through People Connections, and things started to look up . . . .
Mandy Morris tells us how her first experience of leading a project in a prison involved mentoring new team members, motivating offenders – and eating lots of chocolate!
“There is no script and no process’. These words could be unsettling to civil servants, accustomed as we are to plans, procedures, standard work instructions and the like. But the idea of working without the usual restrictions can also be liberating, as I found out on my first day with Civil Service Local.
Learning and development is something we hear a lot about, and we're always being told to make the most of our minimum five days' learning. But how do we do that? I went to a discovery session in Salford to find out.
Do you want to get fitter and healthier and raise money for a good cause at the same time? Then why not take up the challenge of the Big Charity Bike Ride on 17 May to raise money for St Catherine's Hospice in Preston?