Vanessa Kirk from Civil Service Local Midlands gives her account of the day and her visit to the Houses of Parliament.
On Wednesday 18th April, Rainbows Children's' Hospice in Loughborough held its very first Civil Service Local Government Access Point (GAP). Volunteers from DWP, HMRC and OPG were joined by local solicitors Actons providing support for our vulnerable citizens
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.
'A Brilliant Civil Service in Action’, 1 May 2018, 9:30 - 12:30, Sheffield. Last Chance to register for this cross-departmental event, which is an opportunity for civil servants to connect with others from across the region, collaborate on the challenges you all face and create real change in your locality.
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.
‘A Brilliant Civil Service in Action’, 1 May 2018, 9:30 - 12:30, Sheffield. Join us at this cross-departmental event for civil servants to connect with others from across the region, collaborate on the challenges you all face and create real change in your locality.
An exciting opportunity for a substantive HEO or equivalent to join the Civil Service Local Midlands and South West team!
Micha Smith from MOD in Lichfield reflects on the last 6 months and what she has learnt from taking part in the Civil Service Local Midlands Academy.
Do you want to take some positive steps in your career this year? Do you want to develop yourself and network with colleagues from the across the region? Then consider the Midlands Academy!
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.
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.
You do a fantastic job in supporting e4e and they are hoping that you will be able to help again. Volunteers are needed to support Enterprise Challenge Days and CV Workshops. Laura Smith explains...
Could you help out if there was an incident such as a flood or serious fire? Volunteering is one of the best ways you can gain experience and build your skills while helping others in your community. Staffordshire Civil Contingencies Unit are seeking volunteers.
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.
We are looking for experienced volunteer sifters for our latest competency surgeries in Peterborough on 26 September and 3 October.
The Learning and Development Network is looking to expand and recruit additional members. Susan Brookes-Morris explains why she joined and describes the benefits of being involved.
Jo Robinson, schools project lead for Civil Service Local, has been forging links with Department for Work and Pensions schools advisers across the Midlands.
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’.