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A National Spotlight
Selected articles that may be of wider interest than the local region
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
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
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.
Devolution means the transfer of some previously centralised UK powers to the Parliament and Assemblies of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. This session will be held in Bristol on the 21st November. Find out more and book your place online.
Volunteers are needed at Salisbury College to help out with employability workshops and mock interviews. Read more and find out how you can register.
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.
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.
Due to its popularity Civil Service Local are holding a further session of Getting the best out of Civil Service Jobs on the 4th October in Bournemouth. Read more to register
Are you ready to take on the Get Yellow Challenge? ‘Get Yellow’ is The Charity for Civil Servants’ annual fundraising week, running from 3 to 7 October. It’s a great opportunity to get together with your colleagues and be as inventive as you like!