Making ourselves as inclusive as possible and inspiring our colleagues to be as inclusive as possible too, always looking to make things better for others in the future.
A National Spotlight
Selected articles that may be of wider interest than the local region
Dig out your festive woollies (yes the one hidden in the back of your wardrobe) to support The Charity for Civil Servants’ Christmas Jumper Day on Thursday 13 December
The Tell Us Once service was designed to make things simpler for bereaved families. Find out more about the service here.
Today (12 November) the Charity for Civil Servants is launching ‘JaneBot’, a fun, interactive, virtual money advisor. JaneBot has access to a host of information, digital tools, calculators and downloads to help you make the most of your money.
There is still time to ‘Get Yellow’ ‘Get Yellow’ is The Charity for Civil Servants’ annual community fundraising week, which has been taking place this week, 29 October to 2 November! This year the annual fundraising event coincided beautifully with …
This is an opportunity for you to hear from colleagues from ONS about their plans for the 2021 Census – how it is evolving to reflect changes in society, using new technology (the Census is moving online).
Do you know someone who deserves a little recognition? Nominations for The Charity for Civil Servants Community Awards are open until 29th October. Find out a little more.
As Christmas approaches, it is an especially important time to spare a thought for people more vulnerable than ourselves.
On 17 October The Charity for Civil Servants is launching a Wellbeing Hub and Chatbot, affectionately known as ‘Dogbot’.
It is National Inclusion Week so who are you going to ask to dance
A series of Help and Advice Webinars from The Charity for Civil Servants will start next Tuesday, 18 September. The first will focus on ‘Looking After Your Wellbeing’. All webinars are free to access for all current, former and retired civil servants.
Are you ready to ‘Get Yellow’? ‘Get Yellow’ is The Charity for Civil Servants’ annual community fundraising week, running from 29 October to 2 November.
Kathie talks about the first 10 months leading the CS Local team - and follow the link to read the 2018 Quarter 1 report and see what the team has been doing
Team Chaffinches are introducing the funky chicken exercise as part of a new interactive wellbeing toolkit for civil servants being launched today to help make wellbeing easy, fun and accessible. Please be assured that no chickens were hurt in this exercise.
Join the Civil Service Hearing and Visual Disability Networks to increase awareness of hearing/visual impairment issues and raise and address specific concerns related to hearing/visual impairment across the Civil Service.
This week is National Carers Week. There are over 6 million carers in the UK, 1 in every 8 of the working population, providing essential support to a relative, partner or friend in need. Many people are carers without even knowing it and many are unaware of the help that’s available.
As Volunteers Week comes to an end we’d like to say a big thank you to the thousands who have volunteered with us. From the feel good factor to developing new skills, the benefits of volunteering are numerous.
As part of Deaf Awareness we are sharing this story with you from one of the members of the Civil Service Hearing Network. It truly hits the mark and is well worth the read.
To help celebrate Deaf Awareness Week 2018, The Civil Service Hearing Disability Network are holding a hearing assisted technology awareness day at Porton Down on 12th June to showcase the various types of assisted technology for people with a hearing disability
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