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Keystone is the section of the FDA for civil servants in Higher Executive Offer (HEO) and Senior Executive Officer (SEO) and equivalent grades.

As the civil and public services have changed, so has the FDA. While the FDA originated in the senior grades of the civil service, it now has as many members below Grade 7 level as it has Senior Civil Servants. That’s why in 2015 we launched Keystone, to give a distinct voice to managers and professionals in HEO, SEO and related grades.

Keystone has its own staff, structures and representation on the FDA’s Executive Committee. This allows Keystone to maintain its own identity within the FDA’s federal structure and accurately reflect the needs and aspirations of managers and professionals below the grades that the FDA has traditionally represented.

As a member of Keystone, we’ll support your individual development and help you to fulfil your career ambitions, providing world-class representation every step of the way.

By joining Keystone you become a full member of the FDA and enjoy all the associated benefits, including:

  • Individual representation and legal advice
  • Collective representation
  • Professional development and training
  • Up-to-date information and guidance
  • Member benefits and discounts
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Join Keystone today and receive all the benefits and support we can offer.
19th Jun 2019
FDA National Officer Duncan Woodhead championed the independent group's call for properly investing in the FCO
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