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Public Service Magazine - for decision-makers in government

Public Service Magazine is the FDA's award-winning glossy magazine, containing news and features written specifically for senior managers and professionals in the public service.

The magazine is published quarterly and sent to all FDA members and subscribers, including journalists and members of both the Houses of Commons and Lords.

The spring 2014 issue of Public Service Magazine includes:

  • a look into the growing calls for a Commission into the future of the civil service, despite the Government's apparent lack of interest;
  • an interview with Department for Transport Permanent Secretary Philip Rutnam, discussing HS2, the Civil Service Reform Plan and the West Coast Mainline;
  • recent FDA recruits sharing their tips on involving colleagues with the union (plus information on how you can win an iPad Mini);
  • FDA Assistant General Secretary Naomi Cooke explaining why pay and reward for civil servants must be prioritised;
  • a report from Managers in Partnership's annual conference;
  • opinions from STUC General Secretary Grahame Smith; Nan Sloane, Director of the Centre for Women and Democracy; ARC President Gareth Hills; and Judith Smith, Director of Help and Advisory Services at the Charity for Civil Servants; and
  • the Work section, including My Working Week, Revolving Door, My Alternative Career, Going Public and Masterclass.