Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

Wednesday 20 May 2020

Matt Dolman highlights the importance of Mental Health Awareness week and ways that we can support our wellbeing.

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Leading the GCS Way

Friday 15 May 2020

Over recent years, the Government Communication Service (GCS) has invested hugely into recruiting and developing communications professionals while constantly challenging ourselves to stay ahead of the curve as the world of communications evolves.

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Introducing GCS Academy

Thursday 14 May 2020

The Aspire curriculum has been a valued and integral part of GCS life for years, and now we’re proud and excited to introduce the next evolutionary stage: GCS Academy. 

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What’s it like to be a Software Developer in the Government Communication Service?

Friday 1 May 2020

James Reaver reflects on his time as a Software Developer for the Government Communication Service.

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How we are fighting the spread of false coronavirus information online

Thursday 16 April 2020

Subhajit Banerjee, Head of Digital Transformation & Rapid Response Unit (RRU) for the Prime Minister’s Office & Cabinet Office Communications, highlights the great work the RRU are doing to stop the spread of fake news.

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Helping new government communicators settle into their roles

Tuesday 24 March 2020

We have launched the GCS welcome pack to help new joiners across the civil service settle into their roles during this difficult time.

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Virtual mentoring, real support

Tuesday 24 March 2020

If you’re new to our programme, it brings together communication specialists in a mentoring partnership. Mentors are able to guide their mentees through a series of informal one-to-one discussions. 

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

Friday 6 March 2020

Over the past week, we’ve asked some of our colleagues to share stories about the women who inspire them.

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What’s it like to be a Senior Communications Manager in the Government Communication Service?

Tuesday 25 February 2020

The GCS career framework is for everyone in government communications and can help you develop your career and improve your skills. Mark Harrop is part of the GCS Flex Team, and writes that adding new skills to your repertoire is the key to a successful career.

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Supporting our people to enjoy fulfilling careers in communication

Thursday 6 February 2020

Welcome to Our People, the GCS 2020 work stream that’s grappling with these exciting and often knotty challenges. We recognise that skills and experience are the lifeblood of our profession.

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