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Paying into a pension scheme should give you peace of mind and security in retirement – but it’s easy to fall foul of confusing pension rules if your plans change. Find out how the FDA helped one member get his retirement plans back on track.

20 May 2019 | By Tommy Newell
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The Scottish Government Permanent Secretary lists three essential qualities for leaders in her Women into Leadership speech.

20 May 2019 | By Leslie Evans
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On International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, Equality Officer Jane Cockram calls on civil service leaders to adopt a zero-tolerance approach to all forms of discrimination and harassment.

17 May 2019 | By Jane Cockram
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After a “potentially life-ending accident” led to difficulties at work, a Keystone member explains to Kay Hender how his union helped, with “a cool head and an excellent grasp of the situation”.

25 April 2019 | By Kay Hender
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Prior to her appointment as head civil servant at DExEU, Defra Permanent Secretary Clare Moriarty spoke to Tommy Newell about Brexit’s impact and proudly wearing her red shoelaces.

15 April 2019 | By Tommy Newell
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In the fourth instalment of our International Women's Day blog series, FDA member Mark Holmes writes about Shared Parental Leave, workplace pregnancy and maternity discrimination, and the importance of flexible working.

28 March 2019 | By Mark Holmes
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In the third instalment of our International Women's Day blog series, Michelle Wyer writes about mentoring women and founding networks.

22 March 2019 | By Michelle Wyer
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In the second instalment of our International Women's Day blog series, FDA rep Greig Walker tells us about the Scottish Government's Equally Safe strategy.

15 March 2019 | By Greig Walker
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Despite initially seeing it as a “flight of fancy”, Mike Jones achieved the position of a rare QC within the Crown Prosecution Service. He talks to the FDA about prosecution, “taking Silk” and being a member of the FDA.

12 March 2019 | By Laura Gilbert
Interview

On International Women's Day, FDA member Claire Wiggins explains how her day job at HMPPS supports women by focussing on their specific needs.

08 March 2019 | By Claire Wiggins
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