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A National Spotlight

Number of UK civil servants - over 440,000
Number of departments and agencies - 43 departments and over 300 agencies and public bodies.

Our CS Local team delivers cross departmental induction, leadership academies and learning/networking events. This blog page will show you the latest national events open for booking. To see events specific to an area, please use the links to our local area teams on the right hand side of the page. From there you will find team mailboxes, but for general enquiries please use

Civil Service Local closure

Civil Service Local Team

With effect from 1 April 2022, Civil Service Local is no longer in operation.
We would like to thank you for working with us over the last 11 years, it has been a pleasure working in partnership with so many different civil servants across the full range of departments and agencies, and across the whole country.

Financial wellbeing and smarter working sessions provided by The Charity for Civil Servants

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Four colourful figures Junior Leaders Networking Events

The Junior Leaders Networking Event (JLNE) has teamed up with the Charity for Civil Servants ( The Charity) to bring junior leaders a wellbeing day to help colleagues adapt as we return to the workplace. The sessions aim to improve personal, emotional, digital and financial wellbeing.

Elephant in the room - It is time to address that difficult conversation

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Are you a manager? A Friend? A colleague? We all have times where we need to have that difficult conversation or approach a difficult subject and address the elephant in the room. Join us to hear more

Not sure how or where to start?

Come and join our CS Local North Connect event on the 25th & 26th January to find out more.

CS Eating Disorders Network Raise Awareness of body image, food and exercise struggles

Join the Civil Service Eating Disorder Network for an introductory session to their network, where they will discuss what eating disorders are, the signs and symptoms, and how they may affect someone in the workplace

Black History Month 2021: Black Women in Public Life - 'Our stories have power'

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Black History Month

Join us on 7 October 2021 to hear from prominent Black women in public life  – ‘Our stories have power’ - a collaborative national online event to celebrate Black History Month brought to you by Civil Service Local East, South-East and London (ESEL) and the Department for Levelling up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) Race network - BAMEnet.

An introduction to Parliament

Houses of Parliament

We are pleased to bring you two dates for Introduction to Parliament courses, being delivered by the Parliamentary Capability Team in Cabinet Office. These are open to any UK civil servant and particularly useful for those new to the Civil Service or new to learning about Parliament.

Apply now for the Future Leaders Academy

Compass pointing to the word leadership

Are you an AA, AO or EO? Do you want to develop your leadership potential? Do you have the ambition and qualities to progress into a leadership position? Would you like to collaborate with civil servants from other departments?