Congratulations to the Department for Work and Pensions for winning Gold at the Public Service Communications Awards

Friday 15 March 2019

The ‘You Work, Your Pension Works’ campaign from DWP supports the automatic enrolment policy, implemented in 2012 to reverse the decline in the number of people saving into a workplace pension.

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Working as a GCS Apprentice in DIT

Thursday 14 March 2019

I’ve never really known what I wanted to be growing up. I certainly never thought I’d see myself in the Civil Service. But since starting the GCS apprenticeship in October 2017, I have been working at the heart of government in the Department for International Trade (DIT).

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Towards GCS 2020: GCS Leaders’ Conference

Monday 4 March 2019

The GCS Leaders’ Conference addressed out the upcoming challenges and opportunities facing government communications professionals across the UK to deliver Government priorities, and laid out the tools and guidance GCS provides to help them deliver world-class public service communications.

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Working as a GCS Apprentice

Monday 25 February 2019

Sophie Barber, a GCS Apprentice at HMRC, writes about her experience as a GCS Apprentice and gives her top tips to people thinking about applying.

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“I employ the right person for the job”

Thursday 21 February 2019

Louise Fulton, Head of Internal Communications at the Legal Aid Agency, writes about working part-time for GCS.

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Why you should deliver a GCS Comms Exchange

Monday 18 February 2019

Kelly Dolan, who recently delivered a GCS Comms Exchange on Expo 2020 Dubai on behalf of DIT, shares her experience of delivering a GCS Comms Exchange and tells you why you should host your own.

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Alex Aiken introduces GCS 2020

Thursday 7 February 2019

Over the past few weeks I’ve been visiting departments and agencies to assess the quality of communication and leadership across the GCS. I’ve been extremely impressed by the exceptional work I’ve seen and inspired to consider where we can improve further to use our skills to explain policy and help deliver services.

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Rapid Response Unit: A Year in Digital Trends

Tuesday 22 January 2019

An analysis of 2018’s digital trends provides essential insights into the modern media landscape, for all government communicators.

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Standards, Democracy and Communities: GCS Challenges for 2019

Monday 14 January 2019

Alex Aiken, Executive Director of Government Communications, sets out the challenges and opportunities for the Government Communication Service in 2019.

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Sign up for the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai Comms Exchange

Friday 21 December 2018

On 30th January, DIT is running a two-hour workshop on how HMG will promote the UK at the second largest event on Earth – Expo 2020 Dubai. Learn how DIT is convening the whole of Whitehall to maximise this major international moment for the UK, with 190 participating nations and 25 million expected visits.

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