A short farewell from Leo Castledine, retiring Head of CS Local and welcoming Kathie Bates as she takes the lead
A National Spotlight
Selected articles that may be of wider interest than the local region
Are you ready to Get Yellow? ‘Get Yellow’ is The Charity for Civil Servants’ annual fundraising week, running from 2 to 6 October. It’s a great opportunity to get together with your colleagues and be as inventive as you like!
In any year around 1 in 4 of us experiences a mental health problem. This training will help you to recognise the symptoms of mental health issues, provide initial help, and will also provide information on how to guide a person towards seeking appropriate professional help.
Insights from the recent launch of The Charity for Civil Servants’ mental wellbeing campaign indicates that many people are looking for advice on ‘How to Sleep Better’.
Support is available from the Charity for Civil Servants for those affected by the incident in Manchester
Civil Service Live is a great opportunity to see first-hand what the Civil Service of tomorrow looks like. You could attend as a delegate, or why not consider volunteering to help at one of the venues?
The Charity for Civil Servants is this week launching a new campaign to help civil servants improve their wellbeing. The launch coincides with Mental Health Awareness Week.
We are looking for volunteers to share their skills and knowledge giving 1:1 advice to civil servants on competency writing at Civil Service Live 2017
It’s here and it’s bigger and better than ever before! The 2017 Walking Challenge! is back! Whether you want to lift your mood, shape up for summer, get more fresh air or even compete against your colleagues, it’s all possible if you accept the Challenge from The Charity for Civil Servants to walk 10,000 steps a day for 50 days.
Our very own occupational charity, The Charity for Civil Servants, has recently been talking to more and more people about effective budgeting, offering financial capability information as well as emergency help and debt advice.
The Charity for Civil Servants has recently been talking to people about effective budgeting, offering financial capability information as well as emergency help and debt advice. If you want to make informed decisions about your finances, and understand the risks and benefits of particular options, the Charity’s website has top tips to help you
Receiving recognition from others is always very rewarding so I was thrilled when I found out that the team were to be shortlisted for one of the annual Cabinet Office Awards in the Above and Beyond category.
The 29th November is #GivingTuesday, the global day of giving. It follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday and shifts the emphasis to giving, whether through volunteering, donating money or simply spreading the word.
If you are in an emergency situation and affected by flooding or other extreme weather the Charity for Civil Servants is here to help.
Being a mentor, as well as a fulfilling experience, can be crucial to developing valuable skills, and being mentored can help you overcome problems, plan your career and develop capabilities. Signing up is easy and only takes a few minutes.
In time for Christmas The Charity for Civil Servants has launched its Budget Calculator; a tool enabling any civil servant concerned about their finances to quickly see whether they need to take urgent action or not.
Get some early Christmas magic for your children with a personalised letter from Santa. Order from The Charity for Civil Servants.
Our new pilot project helping vulnerable citizens in Lancaster has been a great success. I went along to meet Civil Service volunteers and citizens to find out what it was all about.
It's time for our monthly wellbeing catch-up courtesy of our Attendance Management Network. In our wellbeing-north-west-september-edition, Karen Mawdsley from the General Registrar Office explains more about National Personal Safety and the Suzy Lamplugh Trust. This year, National Personal Safety day is on …
I recently volunteered to attend a careers fair which was a big challenge for me. It built my confidence and brushed up my face to face communication skills and I would do it again. The Civil Service is a leading employer and it’s great to be a part of it and to tell the next generation.