Andrew Wright, who lost his hearing in his 20s, joined the Civil Service Fast Stream after 15 years as a teacher.
Rosie Melville talks about her experience of the Summer Diversity Internship Programme. This gives talented people from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to see what a career in the Civil Service is like and was Rosie's introduction to the Fast Stream.
Head of the Civil Service Jeremy Heywood explains why diverse and inclusive workplaces are so important – particularly in the Civil Service.
Welcome to this special Diversity & Inclusion edition of Civil Service Quarterly, introduced by Civil Service Diversity & Inclusion Champion Sue Owen.
Civil Service Quarterly interviews Robert Chote, Chair of the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), about the role of the OBR and the challenges it faces.
Steve Darling, Head of Better Regulation at Defra, describes an innovative approach to managing the department's stock of legislation and the benefits of easier access to it.
Richard Banks, Head of the Policy Profession Support Unit, and Helen Anderson, Government Equalities Office, consider how the Civil Service can use knowledge-sharing to help policy professionals learn and develop.
Conrad Bird, Director of the ‘GREAT’ campaign at the Department for International Trade (DIT), explains how they measure its impact.
Exploring Economics is a cross-Civil Service network for increasing awareness and understanding of economics among civil servants and breaking down barriers to smarter economics in government. Thomas Bearpark, Andrew Heron and Ben Glover of the Government Economic Service (GES) explain the principles behind its creation.
Defra Chief Economist John Curnow sets out the insights that economics can provide for environmental policy and the important new approaches being developed on natural capital.