You might have heard about the launch of the renewed vision for the Civil Service, A Modern Civil Service, and the Declaration on Government Reform. But what does this mean for the Civil Service and all of us?
South West England
Number of civil servants in the South West - over 42,000
Number of departments and agencies in the South West - 48
The South West covers a large geographic area and consists of 7 counties – City of Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall.
Our CS Local team delivers cross departmental induction, leadership academies and learning/networking events. The blog page below will show you the latest events open for booking.
We also run cross departmental networks for those who work in, or are passionate about, continuous improvement; engagement and wellbeing; environmental issues; men's issues; women's issues; talent; social mobility, diversity and inclusion and HR. If you wish to join one of the networks, please email the team mailbox.
The South West of England CS Local team are Nita Murphy and Heidi Stephens.
Team mailbox - firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us at our online event on 30 June, where we will be exploring aspects of leadership to support your career progression. Sessions will focus on boundaryless leadership, mentoring and positive role modelling.
Join a webinar with the Environment Agency on the 6th or 7th of July. Find out more and book your ticket online
Find out how to sign up for our Public Services Day event and broaden your knowledge of the Civil Service.
Would you like to know more about the Diversity and Inclusion within the Civil Service? If so, why not join us at our virtual event to engage with other civil servants, listen to thought-provoking sessions and meet inspiring people sharing their experiences, knowledge and expertise.
Hear the latest on Civil Service Reform at our next session on 26 May 2021 which is open to all UK Civil Servants
Do you have a strong passion for social mobility? Would you like to make a difference by joining the South West and Wales Social Mobility Network?
Whether you have a formal engagement role or are just passionate about improving engagement in your department, take this opportunity to learn about what is taking place across the Civil Service in Scotland to support our colleagues and find out how Covid is changing our workplace culture.
We have speakers from, Insolvency Service, Cabinet Office, Ministry of Defence, Social Security Scotland , Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority and Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs. As well discuss as discussing topics linked to engagement and culture, there will be opportunities to talk about what future working practices will look like and share your experience, expertise and ideas on how together we can meet the challenges and opportunities facing our departments.
We are re-launching the South West and Wales Environmental Network and any Civil Servants are welcome to join the next meeting. For those of you in different parts of the UK, the article does also contain links to networks in other areas.
Tickets are still available for our online International Women's Day sessions running throughout the week commencing 8th March.
A week of online events open to all Civil Servants across the UK to celebrate International Women's Day on the 8th March...
Due to the due to the popularity of these sessions we have added extra dates available to colleagues in any location....
We are pleased to invite all civil servants to join our online event on 23 February 2021 where you will hear from a member of the Modern Registration Division about the voting process. Find out more and how to register.
We are running an event for civil servants in England and Scotland, which will focus on lasting power of attorney and wills. Find out how to book a place...
We have been working with colleagues from the Government Digital Service and are pleased to invite you to an online session about the work of The Data Standards Authority.
We are looking for speakers, sessions, ideas from civil servants in Cornwall to run an online Civil Service Connect event in January.
Join our online events taking place on 1st, 2nd and 9th December 2020 in support of the United Nations International 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign.
South West and Wales Talent Network. Do you have a curiosity for how other departments are designing and delivering staff training, learning and development? Join us at our online event.
A great opportunity to bring devolution to the forefront of your minds, to engage with those new to intergovernmental working and to start important conversations about the opportunities presented by devolution.
Places are still available for our South West and Wales online event themed around International Men's Day and we have a little more detail on the sessions, so you can pick and choose which to join.