Shortlist announced Communications Excellence Awards

Friday 25 October 2019

We are very pleased to announce the shortlist for this year’s Public Service Communications Excellence awards. Congratulations to the shortlisted entries and a huge thank you to everyone who entered this year’s awards. 

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Congratulations to the Ministry of Defence for winning Campaign of the Month

Monday 23 September 2019

The Ministry of Defence’s D-Day 75 campaign has won August’s GCS Campaign of the Month competition. This campaign marked the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, placing Veterans at the heart of the campaign.

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Book now for GCS Accelerate Essential training courses

Monday 19 August 2019

GCS Accelerate, the digital and culture transformation programme at the forefront of making digital integral to the work of government communicators, launches close to 500 places for GCS members.

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Government Communications Functional Standard published

Friday 9 August 2019

Government Communications Function standard published by GCS. The new standard underpinned by extensive GCS guidance and resources sets the expectations for the management and practice of government communications.

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Welsh language guidance published

Monday 5 August 2019

The UK Government in Wales has developed guidance with input from the Welsh Language Commissioner’s office to provide you with general advice when planning and delivering bilingual communications activity aimed at Welsh speakers.

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Book now for the GCS and LGcomms Public Service Communications Academy 2019

Tuesday 23 July 2019

The Public Service Communications Academy will feature over 30 masterclasses and workshops covering the themes of Raising our Standards, Strengthening our Democracy and Delivering for our Communities.

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GCS wins at PRCA Internship and Apprenticeship Awards

Friday 19 July 2019

On Wednesday 17 July, the Professional Standards team attended the PRCA Internship and Apprenticeship awards ceremony, an industry awards programme aimed at celebrating diversity and inclusion within the PR and communications industry.

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GCS welcomes new interns

Thursday 18 July 2019

After a rigorous search for interns and a record-breaking number of applications, GCS has welcomed 71 interns for a 6 – 12 week placement across 25 government departments and agencies.

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Congratulations: GCS Apprentices graduate

Friday 5 July 2019

The GCS Apprenticeship scheme has celebrated its second graduation ceremony, with 90% of apprentices having secured roles in the civil service following their apprenticeship, and 79% having passed their Level 4 PR and Communications Assistant Standard.

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Congratulations to the Department for Work and Pensions for winning Campaign of the Month

Friday 5 July 2019

The Department for Work and Pensions has won Campaign of the Month with their Workplace Pension campaign and partnership with Gogglebox.

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