Are you building a skilled team? Enter the Civil Service Awards

Written by Stephen Lovegrove, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence on 19 July 2017

The Civil Service Awards are a great way to showcase the excellent work completed to a high standard by teams and individuals across the Civil Service. I have the pleasure of being the Category Champion for the skills category again this year.

In a recent blog, Richard Heaton, Permanent Secretary at Ministry of Justice (MOJ), talked about the three things he loves most about the Civil Service Awards.

All of his reasons are valid, but his second point stood out for me.

He said: ‘They are a reminder to ourselves that the Civil Service does innovation, science, leadership, service delivery and project management as well as anyone, anywhere.’

The fact that we have 25 recognised professions in the Civil Service is something that we don’t shout about enough. We should acknowledge the wealth of skilled individuals we have across government  and what better way to do so than by celebrating achievements at the Civil Service Awards?

See the full blog here

Stephen Lovegrove, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence