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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Lessons learnt from Hungry Little Minds

Friday 31 January 2020

Naomi Alderson, External Affairs officer at Department for Education highlights the importance of stakeholder engagement.

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GCS Apprenticeship: A door to big career opportunities

Monday 27 January 2020

Sam Hutcherson discusses the exciting work he’s been involved in since joining the GCS Apprenticeship Scheme.

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What’s it like to be an Information Officer in the Government Communication Service?

Friday 24 January 2020

Lisa Goering discusses what it’s like to be an Information Officer in the GCS.

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GCS Standards in practice: Interview with Nicola Hudson

Thursday 23 January 2020

Nicola Hudson discusses how she has used GCS Standards in a leadership role.

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Delivering Excellence in Public Sector Communications

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Lester Posner and Anna Milne talk about the on-going GCS 2020 work to help government communicators make delivering excellence one of their daily habits.

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