We are looking for volunteers to share their skills and knowledge and give advice to Civil Servants on competency writing at Competency Surgeries in the North East, Yorkshire and Humber.
Would you like the opportunity to work across government to learn more about the delivery of public services and how these can benefit civil servants whilst at the same time developing your project management and collaboration skills? If so the CS Local North East Yorkshire and the Humber team would love to hear from you.
Thousands of civil servants descended on Manchester for the return of Civil Service Live to the North West. They learned new skills, made new contacts, and came away inspired to help deliver the vision of a Brilliant Civil Service.
Now that the dust has settled on Civil Service Live in Manchester, it’s a good to time to reflect on the event – and say a big thank you to all those volunteers who made it happen.
Julie Birkett from HM Land Registry took part in a fun scheme to raise the aspirations of primary school children in Blackpool, and tells us why she can thoroughly recommend it.
Engage for Success and Emenex (IBM Kenexa Business Partner) invite you to participate in a free half-day workshop hosted by IBM Kenexa at IBM UK, Birmingham Road, Warwick, CV34 5JL on 11 May 13.30-16.30 Research identifies that high performing organisations …
We recently extended the membership of the North East, Yorkshire and the Humber Engagement Network and the group met in Newcastle last week.
We invite you to our next Discovery Session in London to learn about Engage for Success, share your experience, expertise and ideas on the topic and listen to what others are doing.
Join the CS Local North East, Yorkshire and the Humber Engagement Network to focus on staff engagement; sharing experiences and good practice, organising ‘go sees’ across departments and identifying where joint working can benefit us all.
Building capability is one of the key aims of Civil Service Local. As part of our ongoing look back at our first five years, Steering Group member Steve Field tells us how empowering people to be the best they can be is at the heart of what we do.
Civil Service Local is celebrating its fifth birthday, so we’re taking a look back at some of the things our committed, inspiring people have achieved in the last five years. Becky Collins from HM Revenue and Customs tells us about her current project helping vulnerable citizens and, as someone who has been involved since the start, she explains why she keeps coming back for more…
Our new pilot project helping vulnerable citizens in Lancaster has been a great success. I went along to meet Civil Service volunteers and citizens to find out what it was all about.
As I leave the Civil Service and begin my retirement, I would like to share with you some of my experiences as a member of the Civil Service Local NW Steering Group. The activities I’ve seen and taken part in have inspired me and left a lasting impression.
Our Engagement Network has identified that Bullying and Harassment remains a concern and undertook to investigate ways in which everyone can help address the problem.
This is the first in a series of blogs where we’ll be following a cross-government group of middle managers called Team Quattro, who are focusing on helping citizens in our community who find themselves in vulnerable circumstances. We start by looking at their recent visit to an Age UK day centre in Manchester.
As part of our new project helping vulnerable citizens, we spent a day supporting volunteers in Blackpool to enable them to serve the local community better.
The second part of the Middle Managers’ Academy was held in Preston at Lancashire Police HQ, so the appearance of TV detectives Kojak and Columbo wasn’t surprising. But the serious message of the event was the importance of middle managers developing themselves so they can be better, more inspiring leaders.
After five years with CS Local NW, it’s going to be really hard to leave. Never before has a job taken over my life and energy in such a positive way.
In the second of our blogs by journalism students from City of Liverpool College, Michael Kazich finds out about the drive for efficiency, digitalisation – and professional speed-dating!
Civil Service Local North West connects civil servants with their communities, and a partnership with City of Liverpool College has enabled their journalism students to see how our volunteers are making a difference. In the first of two blogs from students, Eli Regan reports on a discovery session highlighting the wide range of government departments in Liverpool.