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Midlands

The Midlands spans a large geographical area which includes the major towns and cities of Birmingham, Coventry, Derby, Leicester, Lincoln, Nottingham, Stoke, Telford and Wolverhampton.

Number of civil servants in the Midlands: nearly 52,000.
Number of departments and agencies : 45

Our CS Local team delivers cross departmental induction, leadership academies and learning/networking events. The blog page below will show you the latest events open for booking.

We also run a wide range of departmental networks. These include continuous improvement; diversity and inclusion; health and wellbeing; schools engagement; and apprentices. If you wish to join one of the networks, please email the team mailbox.

The Midlands team are Andrea James, Vanessa Boden and Angela Fisher.

Team mailbox - cslocalmidlands@cabinetoffice.gov.uk

An introduction to Parliament

Houses of Parliament

We are pleased to bring you two dates for Introduction to Parliament courses, being delivered by the Parliamentary Capability Team in Cabinet Office. These are open to any UK civil servant and particularly useful for those new to the Civil Service or new to learning about Parliament.

Join us for our next ONE Midlands Event - National Inclusion Week 28 September

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Join our ONE Midlands online event celebrating National Inclusion Week. The  focus will be on the importance of networking and spotlight the exciting work of some of our regional networks. Sign up to hear their future plans and learn how you can get involved.

Apply now for the Future Leaders Academy

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Are you an AA, AO or EO? Do you want to develop your leadership potential? Do you have the ambition and qualities to progress into a leadership position? Would you like to collaborate with civil servants from other departments?

Applications Open for facilitator/coaches for Future Leaders Academy Online 2021

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The Future Leaders Academy 2021 is getting ready...Are you enthusiastic, energetic and a good communicator then you could be one of our next facilitator/coaches

Learn about the Benefits of Data Sharing in counter-fraud investigations

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Learn about the benefits of the Digital Economy Act 2017 and the benefits of data sharing. Join this session run by the Scottish cross government counter fraud network on 1 September.

Discover opportunities within the Counter Fraud Profession

Discover opportunities for civil servants within the Counter Fraud profession by attending our 2 day live online event on 13 and 14 July.

A Modern Civil Service - a new vision, for all of us

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You might have heard about the launch of the renewed vision for the Civil Service, A Modern Civil Service, and the Declaration on Government Reform. But what does this mean for the Civil Service and all of us?

Boundaryless leadership through role modelling 2021 - an online event

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Join us at our online event on 30 June, where we will be exploring aspects of leadership to support your career progression. Sessions will focus on boundaryless leadership, mentoring and positive role modelling.

Join us for a celebration of the Civil Service on Public Services Day

Public Service Day

Find out how to sign up for our Public Services Day event and broaden your knowledge of the Civil Service.

Online Diversity and Inclusion Event 26 May 2021

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Would you like to know more about the Diversity and Inclusion within the Civil Service?  If so, why not join us at our virtual event to engage with other civil servants, listen to thought-provoking sessions and meet inspiring people sharing their experiences, knowledge and expertise.

How the impact of Covid is changing our workplace

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Whether you have a formal engagement role or are just passionate about improving engagement in your department, take this opportunity to learn about what is taking place across the Civil Service in Scotland to support our colleagues and find out how Covid is changing our workplace culture.

We have speakers from, Insolvency Service, Cabinet Office, Ministry of Defence, Social Security Scotland , Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority and Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs.  As well discuss as discussing topics linked to engagement and culture, there will be opportunities to talk about what future working practices will look like and share your experience, expertise and ideas on how together we can meet the challenges and opportunities facing our departments.