Midlands

Update on L+D4U

Notice board with the title My Learning And Development plus cards saying Success Profiles, personal plans, triple action, career progression.

We promised you an update on the recent pilot for our learning and development toolkit, L+D4U. So with sincere thanks to all 337 colleagues who volunteered to test our prototype, read on for the results to date, and another opportunity to register your interest.

Announcing our National Academy Showcase

Civil Service Local presents the National Academy Showcase with images of people networks, people working together, joined hands, joined coloured ropes, an awards trophy with a star on top and a white government looking building

7 years - 31 talent academies - 1,600 leaders - over 30 departments and agencies - 250 facilitators. We are inviting those who have been involved to meet to reflect on and celebrate our success.

Mental Health: it does not have to be a difficult conversation

a dog with the words mental health, it doesn't have to be a difficult conversation alongside

In October The Charity for Civil Servants launched a chatbot, ‘DogBot’ and their Wellbeing Hub. These tools brought together their most popular wellbeing self-help resources, enabling users to identify, choose and receive information direct to their inbox. Additional and refreshed …

Be up to Something

Two women and two men looking down onto camera. they are wearing blue tee-shirts with the words "Volunteer" written on them.

Heather Owen (Assistant Head Secretariat at Defence Infrastructure) explains how an unusual volunteering activity has developed the confidence and capability of a member of staff, inspired her team to use their volunteering days and benefited the local community.