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.
A National Spotlight
Selected articles that may be of wider interest than the local region
The walking challenge begins on 14 May and runs until 2 July. If you don’t think you can walk 10,000 steps a day, don’t worry, it’s all about being aware of how much you walk. Exercise is a fantastic way to relieve stress and can be as simple as upping your daily step count. There’s still plenty of time to sign up
Civil Service Live is the government’s annual, cross-department learning event, attracting thousands of civil servants to regional events to learn, network and share best practice. Find out how you can attend an event near you.
Ever wondered how much exercise you get in an average day? It might be a lot more (or a lot less) than you think! What we do know is that keeping active improves our wellbeing.
The Charity for Civil Servants has a new animated learning toolkit which helps you focus on financial capability and how to make the most of your money.
It's time to talk day and Alan tells us how having a conversation rather than just being talked at helped him.
If you think you might be a carer but you’re not sure check out the Carer’s Test designed to ask a few key questions to determine your caring role and how the Charity for Civil Servants can help.
After 6 years as Civil Service Local co-ordinator I’m delighted to be going national in my new role as head of Civil Service Local.
It’s time to dig out your festive woollies, dress up for Christmas and support The Charity for Civil Servants’ Christmas Jumper Day on Thursday 14 December.
The Charity for Civil Servants is this week launching a campaign to help carers. The launch coincides with National Carers Rights Day on 24 November.
We’re pleased to welcome another new member to the North West team, Paul Bruzzese. He tells us how he’s supported staff who’ve taken part in our projects, and now wants to see for himself what it’s all about.
Join the Civil Service Hearing Disability Network and/or Civil Service Visual Disability Network to share information and presentations, offer and get support and attend events on hearing and visual disability across the civil service.
In line with its commitment to double the amount of help it offers to current, former and retired civil servants over the next five years, The Charity for Civil Servants is looking for volunteers right across the country to help spread the message.
October is Black History Month, find out how join an event in Manchester, Newport or Croydon
A short farewell from Leo Castledine, retiring Head of CS Local and welcoming Kathie Bates as she takes the lead
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?