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A National Spotlight

Selected articles that may be of wider interest than the local region

Join our online event to discuss part time working

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We are pleased to bring you a 2 day online drop in event open to all UK Civil Servants on 1 and 2 December. Find out more about the sessions and how to book

National call up - Diversity and Inclusion Network are you with us

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Diversity and Inclusion Network National call up! Civil Service Local has a newly established national D&I network, you may have attended our CS Connect event “Unity, Not Uniformity” in September.  Listening to your feedback we want to do more by …

Join our events celebrating International Men's Day

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We are proud to offer civil servants the chance to join a number of online events that we are staging to celebrate International Men’s Day (IMD), which takes place on 19th November.

Employ Autism awareness and work experience programme is coming to the North West!

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Did you know that 84% of autistic people are unemployed? Yet most want and are able to work. As 2020 is the Year of Inclusion, we wanted to introduce a fantastic opportunity for people to get involved and help make the Civil Service a diverse and inclusive place to work.

Join our Black History Month (BHM) online event: Past, Present & Future

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Civil Service Local: East, South-East & London (ESEL) and cross-government Race to the Top G6/7 network are proud to invite you to their first ever cross-departmental Black History Month national event on 30 October 2020.

How time management techniques and a sense of awe can increase our well being

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CS Local Scotland Wellbeing network have put together a short article on recognising the relationship between satisfaction with time use and wellbeing. In order to enhance wellbeing, we need to look at optimising our use of time. read on for some tips...

Honouring Inclusion week: How the Honours is tackling diversity and inclusion

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Civil Service Local see the Honours system as a chain of inclusion between departments alongside all civil servants and would like to take this opportunity to showcase the Honours System, what is being achieved in Diversity and Inclusion and how you can nominate an individual.

Learning at Work Week

Learning at Work Week

Join us for Learning at Work Week from 5 - 11 October. This year the theme is 'Learning Journeys' and we bring you a series of virtual sessions intended to inspire you, encourage you to learn, approach an issue at work differently or think about your own approach to learning and development. There is something of interest for everyone - you can attend one session or as many as you like!

Online Civil Service induction event

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Have you joined the Civil Service in the past 2 years? If you have, then take part in our Civil Service Induction event being hosted online on Thursday 24th September 2020.

CS Local Networks are unique in providing opportunities to engage across departments

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Are you interested in finding out more about what networks are in place in your area? Would like an opportunity to explore establishing a new network? We need your drive and commitment.

Join CS Connect - world day against trafficking in persons

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Thursday 30 July is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, and to mark the occasion Civil Service Local will be holding an online event for civil servants across the United Kingdom. The purpose of the event is to provide attendees with a basic knowledge of what modern slavery is, how they can spot the signs of trafficking, and an understanding of where they can go for assistance or to refer suspected cases.

Carers Week 2020 - Sharing stories across the Civil Service

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Today I want to reflect back over the thoughts through the week, and give an insight into a couple of stories from Civil Service Colleagues who are happy to share their experiences around caring. Hopefully these little blogs have prompted …

National Caring Week 2020 - Making Caring Visible

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Making Caring Visible, that’s the message for National Caring week 8 – 14 June this year, and the focus is to raise the visibility of carers and caring, why not take  a look on the carers week website https://www.carersweek.org/ Carers play …

Genius Within - Live Webinar

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How to recognise neurodiverse conditions such as Dyslexia, Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autistic Spectrum Condition at work. Why don't you lunch and learn?