Following on from Dan Cook’s blog post about healthy and happy teams, we’re trialling something new in the digital portfolio team. A new way to say thank you and well done to colleagues who have gone above and beyond.
We have four cultural values here in PDS: care, community, curiosity, and confidence. We recently held a cultural values day which focused on the care value. Dan Cook and John Box have blogged about why we did it and what it involved.
Helen Thomas and Lorna Kennedy both recently completed their studies and they both worked in PDS while they were studying. In this blog post, they talk about the challenges and how studying while working was more rewarding than they imagined.
Service desk analyst Abigail Prempeh-Brown has worked in various roles. Find out how the service desk fixes problems and how Abigail’s background as a librarian and mental health support worker helps her provide excellent customer service.
Team health has become Dan Cook's passion in the past few years. In this post, he talks about how happy and healthy teams deliver at the peak of their capacity and capabilities and how they can be incredible things to be a part of.
Dan Cook has recently started a new role and has been working in Parliament for eight years. He's written about why he still enjoys working here.
John Newton from the content team is a big fan of flexible working and he's written about how he juggles work with looking after his daughter.
We've been running this blog for a while now and we think it's time we found out what our readers think of it. So we're doing some research.
We're celebrating Sign Language Week with some BSL parliamentary signs, thanks to Elisabeth Ward who's learning BSL for her 10% time.
Today (8 March) is International Women's Day. It celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. In honour of this, we spoke to women across PDS about their careers, the barriers they've faced, and the women they look up to.