As the civil service Fast Track apprenticeship programme opens for a new round of applications, the Cabinet Office's deputy director of early talent Greg Hobbs explains how the scheme can offer a springboard into a variety of government careers – and introduces two apprentices who've benefited from it
As the civil service Fast Track apprenticeship programme opens for a new round of applications,...
“We have to be intolerant of the wrong behaviours and celebrate the right ones," says international trade perm sec, as he reflects on drive to achieve gender parity in the Department for Business
Exclusive: First woman to lead the Scottish civil service says “ingrained and rather old fashioned” views of what perm sec and director general roles involve must be confronted
Panel of experts — which include former Paralympic swimmer Chris Holmes — launched to help civil service to improve inclusion for disabled staff
Interview: Scottish government permanent secretary Leslie Evans – "Where else would you want to be a civil servant than in Scotland at the moment?"
With the future of the United Kingdom once again in the balance after the vote to quit the European Union, Jess Bowie sits down with Scotland's top official to discuss Brexit, independence – and whether the culture at the top of the civil service is holding women back. Photos by David Anderson
Minister Ben Gummer says 27 departments have offered places as part of drive to improve diversity in civil service's flagship graduate scheme
Andrew Rhodes, director general of operations at the Department for Work and Pensions says civil service risks missing out on different views and perspectives "because we are not socially diverse enough"
Civil service diversity: how an award-winning women's group took on the gender gap – and brought men along too
The Border Force's Sara Alexander, winner of last year's Diversity and Inclusion Award for Championing Gender, tells CSW why buy-in from men is vital in confronting the issues faced by women in the civil service
The highest proportion of top public sector jobs on record went to women in the last year, new figures from the Commissioner for Public Appointments show
Equalities and Human Rights Commission paints stark picture of differing outcomes for ethnic minority groups and urges government to join up disparate initiatives
Latest bid to change the culture of the civil service sees 4,000 top officials asked questions on their background
MPs call on Department for Communities and Local Government, Department for Work and Pensions and Department for Education to develop new inclusion programmes particularly targeting women
"The tricky bit is trying to engage middle management" – how the Civil Service Rainbow Alliance is holding feet to the fire on LGBT diversity
The Civil Service Rainbow Alliance won praise at last year's Diversity and Inclusion Awards. Here, the CSRA's chair Oliver Entwistle tells CSW about the cultural gap that still exists between the top of the civil service and the frontline – and why he hopes the award will be a "catalyst for change"