Features and opinions from the previous issue


The Spring 2014 issue of Public Service Magazine included:

  • 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.