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EY – Supporting and celebrating innovation in the Public Sector for a decade

Diversity, inspiration and innovation are key drivers of transforming the delivery of citizen outcomes to the benefit of society. Every day, civil servants are making this happen.  At EY we believe that asking a better question provides a better answer. Through our decade long partnership with the Civil Service Awards, we celebrate creativity, best practice, and excellence in Government.

It’s how we build a better working world.




The Project Management Institute is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, programme and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value to more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. PMI advances careers, improves organisational success and further matures the profession of project management through its globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools, academic research, publications, professional development courses, and networking opportunities. PMI is proud to recognise the accomplishments of project and programme managers by sponsoring the Civil Service Awards for the fourth year running.



BT is one of the few organisations that works across all areas of the UK public sector, enabling organisations to meet the challenges of controlling costs and maintaining excellence, to be able to access, record and share information both within and across agencies and departments. We believe that working more flexibly, sharing physical infrastructure and information will be a critical area for the Civil Service going forward.  We call it the Art of Connecting, it’s about providing you with the ability to connect and communicate whatever you need to, whenever and wherever you are


Invotra is a fast-growing technology company that specialise in creating bespoke digital workplaces for enterprises all around the globe. Backed by experts with decades of experience delivering robust collaboration solutions, their hard earned reputation has afforded them the opportunity to work with some of the biggest organisations, both within Government and corporate sectors. 

Fast forward to 2017, Invotra are one of the most respected, upcoming tech companies, providing platforms to well over 280,000 users and over 45% of the UK Government, including DWP, Home Office, Department for Transport and HMRC. 

Additionally, Invotra have just expanded their Digital Workplace product with the introduction of Invotra Portal, which allows organisations to extend their user base to external third parties.


Serco is a leading provider of public services to governments or others operating in the public sector. We gain scale, expertise and diversification by operating internationally across five sectors and four geographies: Defence, Justice & Immigration, Transport, Health and Citizen Services, delivered in UK & Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. 



The National Audit Office (NAO) is a public sector organisation that is independent of government. We scrutinise public spending for Parliament to help the government in its drive to improve public services, nationally and locally.

The Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG), Amyas Morse, is an Officer of the House of Commons and leads the NAO. He has statutory authority to examine and report to Parliament on whether departments and the bodies they fund have used their resources efficiently, effectively, and with economy.

We audit the financial statements of all government departments and many other public bodies. Our other work comprises value-for-money reports, investigations and other reviews, most of which are presented to the Committee of Public Accounts. We also provide support for other select committees.

Our work leads to savings and other efficiency gains worth many millions of pounds: £734 million in 2016.



Microlink is Europe’s leading provider of Assistive Technology and disability related management solutions. Our pioneering services in the Education, Public and Private sectors, have positioned us as the most visionary and successful company of our kind.

We drive to empower individuals with or without disabilities to connect, access and achieve their full potential. It is the future we a driving toward and the reason we exist.

Civil Service Healthcare

CS Healthcare is a health insurance specialist for those who work or have worked for the civil service, the public sector, charitable or not-for-profit organisations.

They stand apart from many of their competitors as a mutual friendly society, established to protect their members. They pride themselves on providing a high level of personal service that gives their members access to experienced UK based staff dedicated to helping members at every stage of a claim.



6point6 is an independent award-winning technology consultancy specialising in Big Data & Analytics, Cyber Security, and Digital Transformation. 

The firm works with clients to deliver sustainable business value, reach new markets and navigate industry shifts through business insights, thought leadership and a pragmatic approach to the delivery of complex IT needs.

With a strong reputation for practical and robust delivery, they work with some of the largest organisations across the public and private sectors to deliver the most complex and challenging transformational changes. Collaboration runs through everything they do and ensures that quality is at the very heart of its strategy and culture. 

Its client base includes technology, media and financial services. To date, it has delivered over 30 major complex and transformational projects, including those with budgets exceeding £50 million. They are a proud member of the Government’s G-Cloud and Digital Services frameworks and have their UK headquarters in Mayfair, London.