Iwan Hopkins, one of the delegates from the Wales Academy, tells us his story.
Civil Servants in Bristol recently helped students gain skills for employment. Find out more and how to get involved with future events.
Richard Heaton and the collective leadership team from the Cabinet Office will be holding sessions in Plymouth and Exeter. Find out more and who to contact to reserve a place.
Colleagues from across the Civil Service came together in York for the second meetingof the Yorkshire and Humber Continuous Improvement Network. Read more about the day here
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Volunteers are needed to suppport an expansion in the capability of Credit Unions. DWP is spearheading the work through a financial investment but this alone will not provide the transformation needed.
In London and in Southampton we are building links with charities to offer interview practice sessions to help people improve thee employability skills. In London Crisis need volunteers for an event on Monday 30 March. In both London and around the Solent we are bulding a list of volunteers for future events.
Do you want to get fitter and healthier and raise money for a good cause at the same time? Then why not take up the challenge of the Big Charity Bike Ride on 17 May to raise money for St Catherine's Hospice in Preston?
The first Wales Academy took place last week , Karl Harvey one of the delegates tells us his story.
Volunteers are needed this week in Abergavenny and next week in Harlech and Pwllheli. Find out more here.
Helping support: “The World's Largest Indoor Rowing Competition” LYR (London Youth Rowing) is a ground breaking sports charity - developing young people through physical activity and opening access to rowing at all levels. London Youth Rowing (LYR) is pleased to announce …
Discovery Session: Managing Change. Come along to our session on Thursday 26th March at Land Registry, Peterborough and get thinking about how you and your colleagues can handle change more effectively.
Victoria's and Ty's stories help us to see the benefits that can result of both Job Shadowing in itself and how it can contribute towards the Operational Deliver Qualification helping us to improve our customer service, knowledge of the wider civil service and our personal development.
A team of Civil Servants from Bristol recently volunteered to help revamp a residential home. See how they got on and how you could get involved.
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.
The Incredibles held an event with government departments and Age UK coming together to share knowledge and information. Participants also had the chance to see some of the services offered by Age UK.
A new and exciting primary school project is about to start which needs your help. We need volunteers to go out to schools and give an inspirational talk about work.
The first meeting of the Midlands cross-departmental Equality and Diversity network will be held on Monday 16 March. This will give staff the opportunity to share ideas and discuss common issues.
Public Health England staff spent a day at their Bristol office with local long term unemployed people. Find out more about their visit behind the scenes in the Civil Service
CS Local will be hosting a joint event with The Charity for Civil Servants and The Depression Alliance in Bournemouth on 23rd April, introducing a pilot project in the area supporting colleagues with depression.