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Podcast by Civil Service World

    Government commercial chief Gareth Rhys Williams on the procurement challenges of Covid

    Government commercial chief Gareth Rhys Williams on the procurement challenges of Covid

    The government’s top commercial official speaks to CSW about the pressures, and lessons, from the government’s response to coronavirus

    • 23 min
    HMRC second perm sec Angela MacDonald on Covid-19, customer service and the challenges to come

    HMRC second perm sec Angela MacDonald on Covid-19, customer service and the challenges to come

    CSW chats to HM Revenue and Customs’ deputy chief executive Angela MacDonald to get the inside story of the department key role in the government’s response to coronavirus, and what is was like to switch jobs in the pandemic.

    Hosted by Richard Johnstone.
    With Angela MacDonald.
    Edited by Nick Hilton for Podot.

    • 27 min
    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.

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    • 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.

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    • 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.

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    • 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.

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    • 25 min

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