North West

The Walking Challenge is back

It’s here and it’s bigger and better than ever before! The 2017 Walking Challenge! is back! Whether you want to lift your mood, shape up for summer, get more fresh air or even compete against your colleagues, it’s all possible if you accept the Challenge from The Charity for Civil Servants to walk 10,000 steps a day for 50 days.

Making Your Money Matter

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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

New development opportunities

Here our latest opportunities to build your capability through giving some time to Civil Service Local . . . Do Digital Project After some very successful pilots in 2016, we are expanding our Do Digital offering throughout 2017. This means we …

Let's do digital

We’ve been really busy the past couple of months in Blackpool and Oldham helping a range of vulnerable citizens improve their digital skills. Our “Do Digital” pilots have proved a huge success and we’re about to start a new course with Age UK in January. Here’s our photo-story so far….

Experience life in a different department

We're delighted to add secondment opportunities to our People Connections programme. It's a way to connect with colleagues from other departments across our region to learn new skills; share best practice and bring something back to your own department. Find out more about exciting, short-term, development opportunities at the Environment Agency and HMRC.