North East, Yorkshire & the Humber

Building Capability in Project and Programme Management

Civil Service Local is working with HMRC and DWP to promote two Programme and Project Management Events in the centre of Newcastle on 18 May 2015. The first will be of interest to civil servants considering future or potential roles in delivering projects. The second is for existing PPM professionals, and counts towards CPD (Continuing Professional Development).

Discover and join the Leadership Roadshow

You are invited to attend one of the Leadership Roadshow events being held around the country. Permanent Secretaries and Senior Civil Servants will be leading the events including contributions from a Cabinet Office team. Events are due to be held in Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter, London, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Plymouth, and St Leonards on Sea.

Civil Service Apprenticeships

Last week was National Apprenticeship's Week and there's lots to read about what is being done. One exciting opportunity is a Civil Service Apprenticeship - a great alternative to full-time education (16 years and over) 12 - 18 months and could lead to a permanent job in the Civil Service - closing date extended to 10 April. Also Friday has been nominated as Regional and National Day so leave a comment and tell us about what you are doing locally.

Leadership in the civil service

Following on from the focus group and Discovery sessions facilitated by Civil Service Local a new category of blogs has been started on This new series can be found on the Civil Service blog for civil service leaders. In …