7 episodes

Podcast by Civil Service World

The Civil Service World Podcast Civil Service World

    • Government
    • 4.9, 14 Ratings

Podcast by Civil Service World

    Who is the modern civil servant?

    Who is the modern civil servant?

    On this week's Civil Service World Podcast, the last of the series, Jess and Suzannah are discussing changes to diversity and inclusion within the civil service, and how that's changed and challenged preconceptions about who civil servants are. For the conversation, they're joined by Charlotte Dring, co-founder of the Cross-Government Social Mobility Network, and Emran Mian, Director General, Decentralisation and Growth at MHCLG.

    Hosted by Jess Bowie and Suzannah Brecknell.
    With Charlotte Dring and Emran Mian.
    Produced and edited by Nick Hilton for Podot.

    Visit www.civilserviceworld.com/ for more!

    • 37 min
    Can we make the civil service kinder?

    Can we make the civil service kinder?

    On this week's Civil Service World Podcast, Suzannah Brecknell and Jess Bowie are discussing kindness in the civil service. They're joined for the discussion by former civil servant and founder of One Team Gov, and also, down the line from Scotland, by Sarah Davison, CEO of the Carnegie UK Trust, and Dr Elizabeth Kelly, a GP.

    Hosted by Jess Bowie and Suzannah Brecknell.
    With Kit Collingwood.
    And Sarah Davidson and Elizabeth Kelly.
    Produced and edited by Nick Hilton for Podot.
    Additional recording by Alexis Adimora.

    Visit www.civilserviceworld.com/ for more!

    • 35 min
    Can we trust statistics?

    Can we trust statistics?

    On this week's Civil Service World Podcast, Jess Bowie and Suzannah Brecknell discuss Suzannah's visit to the first annual conference of the Office for Statistics Regulation where she spoke to Ed Humpherson, Deborah Ashby and Baroness Onora O'Neill about how we can improve communication about statistics.

    Hosted by Jess Bowie and Suzannah Brecknell.
    With Ed Humpherson, Deborah Ashby and Baroness Onora O'Neill.
    Produced and edited by Nick Hilton for Podot.

    Visit www.civilserviceworld.com/ for more!

    • 26 min
    Can social care be reformed?

    Can social care be reformed?

    On this week's episode of The Civil Service World Podcast, Jess and Suzannah speak to social worker Ryan Wise and Katie Rose from the Centre for Public Impact about a new blueprint for social work. Can the approach to social work be entirely overhauled, or are our current systems too entrenched for renovation?

    The Centre for Public Impact UK is a not-for-profit that helps government and public sector organisations to prepare for the complex challenges they face. You can read the blueprint here: https://resources.centreforpublicimpact.org/production/2019/11/Blueprint-for-childrens-social-care-FINAL.pdf

    Hosted by Jess Bowie and Suzannah Brecknell.
    With Ryan Wise and Katie Rose.
    Produced and edited by Nick Hilton for Podot.

    Visit www.civilserviceworld.com/ for more!

    • 25 min
    Can you reform the civil service?

    Can you reform the civil service?

    On this week's episode of The Civil Service World Podcast, Jess and Suzannah speak to Francis Maude about his time as Minister for the Cabinet Office, his successes and failures in trying to reform the civil service, and whether a softer touch would've helped him win people over.

    Hosted by Jess Bowie and Suzannah Brecknell.
    With Francis Maude.
    Produced and edited by Nick Hilton for Podot.

    Visit www.civilserviceworld.com/ for more!

    • 29 min
    Who keeps an eye on what departments are spending?

    Who keeps an eye on what departments are spending?

    On this week's episode of The Civil Service World Podcast, CSW's Richard Johnstone meets the new Auditor General, Gareth Davies, to ask him the big questions about the NAO's role as a critical friend of departmental spending.

    Hosted by Jess Bowie and Suzannah Brecknell.
    With Richard Johnstone.
    And Gareth Davies.
    Produced and edited by Nick Hilton for Podot.

    Visit www.civilserviceworld.com/ for more!

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

OneTimeAuditor ,

Informative and insightful

Enjoyed this more than the first episode -interesting interview on the priorities and approach of audit in the public sector

PY 41 ,

Properly interesting

An accessible delve into the guts of government. Beyond the sound and fury and soap opera of politics this is a surprisingly easy listen covering how the country is really run
Much better than the IfG podcast.

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