Civil Servants in our region are being offered a wonderful opportunity to help raise money for a local charity that supports autistic people and their families right here in Merseyside. Bootle-based charity, Autism Initiatives, are looking for civil service …
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
Did you know our GAP project has been going on for almost three years? Read more about the project and how its made a difference here...
Read about how Asif had his eyes opened at the Discover Preston event on the 13th February at the HMRC Learning Academy in the Guild Centre, Preston.
Do you know the network magazine is produced by Academy delegates from 2014? We are immensely proud of the team, read more here....
Read how our new comms team member Liam Shiels from HMRC enjoyed his first CS Local event...
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 …
Here our latest opportunities to build your capability through giving some time to Civil Service Local projects.
Receiving recognition from others is always very rewarding so I was thrilled when I found out that the team were to be shortlisted for one of the annual Cabinet Office Awards in the Above and Beyond category.
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….
The 29th November is #GivingTuesday, the global day of giving. It follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday and shifts the emphasis to giving, whether through volunteering, donating money or simply spreading the word.
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.
Being a mentor, as well as a fulfilling experience, can be crucial to developing valuable skills, and being mentored can help you overcome problems, plan your career and develop capabilities. Signing up is easy and only takes a few minutes.
To mark Men's Health Awareness Month, we talk to Pete Miles from our Inclusion Network about his personal story and how it can help to talk about our wellbeing.
The first discovery session on project and programme management has been held at Preston’s Kirkham prison, with a diverse audience of North West civil servants taking part. Alex Scott, covering his first CS Local event, found that the knowledge the audience took away with them could be a springboard into a new career.
We're currently looking for people to help lead and deliver projects which will help people who are looking for work, as well as supporting our local prisons.
I’m sure that most of you realise that November is also Movember and you most probably know someone who won’t be shaving their top lip for the next 30 days. Maybe you’re growing a moustache yourself? Whether it’s a Zapata …
Inspiring people to be the best that they can be is at the heart of Civil Service Local’s programme of events. Glenn Atkins, who now works at the Department for Education, was inspired by attending the Academy and has used his experience as a springboard to further his career – and develop himself.
If you're looking for a development opportunity, we're looking for you - read on to find out more . . .
Connecting people across departmental boundaries is one of the main aims of Civil Service Local. Nick Langford's been doing just that since he first became involved three years ago. In our latest blog celebrating five years of collaboration, he tells us how he’s done it.