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An Ambitious Civil Service: introducing the Policy System Framework

Serena Nüsing, Senior Service Designer in the Policy Profession Unit, facilitating a DWP workshop.

A guest blog by Serena Nüsing, Senior Service Designer in the Policy Profession Unit Are you a civil servant who’s passionate about improving policy capability at an organisational level? Do you want to know if your organisation is best set …

Environmental principles: putting nature at the heart of our policy making

A sunrise coming up over a lush green field.

Environmental principles — how does it fit into the vision for a Modern Civil Service? A Modern Civil Service is about being skilled, innovative and ambitious – and equipped for the future.  The environmental principles duty is an excellent example …

Connecting to communities through policy making

Policy professionals gathered at the policy event in Sheffield.

Sheffield is home to the first government Policy Campus outside of Whitehall. As part of the Places for Growth programme, the Civil Service is delivering a range of Government Hub sites across the UK as well as relocating 22,000 roles …

Building the first policy campus beyond Whitehall

Sheffield policy building

A new government campus will help Sheffield become a powerhouse for policy making and talent development, in line with the Capability and Place missions as part of A Modern Civil Service. In June, the Government’s first policy campus launched in …

A Skilled Civil Service: the Policy Profession

Policy profession showcase in the South West

A guest blog by Toyin Owolabi, Policy Profession HR Business Partner Civil Service policy professionals live and work in locations all across the UK. Some are based in cities, others in more rural areas. Regardless of location, they live alongside …