North West

The Network Issue 17

Happy New Year to all our friends out there in the Region. The festive period may be over but there's still one present left for you to unwrap.

There's a lot of good reading to be had in the latest edition of The Network, so make it your New Year's resolution to learn more about the Region and the people working in it.

Oldham Job Club 'Do Digital'

The Do Digital project aims to improve citizens’ digital skills to encourage them to use online government services and make the most of an increasingly digital world. A project team in Oldham did just that – and learned a bit about themselves into the bargain.

Opportunity Wall - North West

The Opportunity Wall is your brand new one-stop shop window for keeping track of Civil Service Local North West's volunteering opportunities. Updates to the Wall will be added to the blog over time as new opportunities become available. To use …

Making a Connection

Keith Douglas from the Child Maintenance Group recounts his experience of setting up and hosting a placement for a colleague from another department.  Read about his experience and consider if it is something you'd like to do?

Following the Jesters

Every September, a group of excited - and slightly apprehensive - civil servants meet for the first time at the Front Line Managers’ Academy. Four days later they emerge as confident leaders-in-waiting, keen to deliver a project that will help transform the Civil Service.

Devolution Discovery

Civil servants from across the North West and beyond discovered how the expansion of devolution across the UK will affect the Civil Service - and change how decisions are made that affect all our lives.
Colleagues from across government learned more about devolution’s implications at a Civil Service Local discovery session in Manchester.