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Stop! Think Fraud: Home Office-led campaign empowers people to protect themselves against fraud

Stop! Think Fraud advert from the Home Office

Fraud accounts for around 38% of all estimated crime in England and Wales, that’s nearly one in 17 adults who fall victim to fraud every year, and the cost of fraud to society is estimated to be £6.8 billion a …

Meet the Modern Civil Service: Jim Harra

  Hello! Welcome to another interview in the Meet the Modern Civil Service series. The aim of this series is to showcase the people in the civil service who are driving innovation, whether that be through being a learning champion, …

What the heck is 'Interoperability'?

It's an odd word with a huge impact and a key part of building A Modern Civil Service. Interoperability means making it easier for different departments to work together, unlocking potential and getting rid of things that slow the job …

Meet the Modern Civil Service: Sarah Munby

Sarah Munby Innovation Mission Sponsor and Permanent Secretary at the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT).

Hello! Welcome to another interview in the Meet the Modern Civil Service series. The aim of this series is to showcase the people in the civil service who are driving innovation, whether that be through being a learning champion, embracing …

An Innovative Journey: Why 20% really matters

Moodboard capturing the real-time content creation assistant ideas

Guest blog by Ross Middleham, Creative Lead at the Met Office. At the Met Office, one of our core values is that ‘we keep evolving’. We are constantly horizon-scanning for ways to make improvements and deliver value. So in August 2023, …

Government is one of the largest employers of digital and data professionals in the UK

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Guest blog by Mike Potter, Government Chief Digital Officer. At the end of last year, the Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO) launched Government Digital and Data, a community of experts leading digital transformation in government. Together, we are a …

Meet the Modern Civil Service: Jenny Brooker

Jenny Brooker, Chief Data Architect, CDDO

  Hello! Welcome to the fourth interview in the Meet the Modern Civil Service series. The aim of this series is to showcase the people in the civil service who are innovating change, whether that be through being a learning champion, …

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 …

Meet the Modern Civil Service: Sue Bateman

Sue Bateman, Chief Data Officer (Interim), CDDO

  Hello! Welcome to the third interview in the Meet the Modern Civil Service series. The aim of this series is to showcase the people in the civil service who are innovating change, whether that be through being a learning …

The innovation book club: great reads to give a hoot about!

An owl sitting on a chair reading a book.

What are the best books to read on innovation? We asked a range of leaders across the Civil Service for favourite literary recommendations to inspire innovative thinking, from popular guides to to inspirational novels, with a few videos and podcasts …