GCS Professional Standards

To build a world-class public communications profession, GCS staff commit to observing the highest standard of communications practice, professional development and ethics.

Standards imageThe purpose of the GCS is to deliver world-class public service communications that support ministers’ priorities, enable the efficient and effective operation of public services, and improve people’s lives. It is held to account for the implementation of the annual Government Communications Plan.

The GCS has established a set of guidelines, models and templates to continually raise the quality of practice and build a world-class communication profession.

Read GCS Professional Standards. (PDF , 163 kb)

Read the Government Communication Plan 2016/17.