In World Water Week we hear from Daniel de Cruz about his work on a new ‘Farm Transformation Fund’ water management eligibility checker.
On International Self-Care Day Sarah Hoy explores what self-care means to her, and considers how each of us can try to improve our health.
Samantha Denham and Gregor Neeve give us a look behind the scenes at the work that went into building a digital solution to support a key plank of the Government’s housebuilding strategy.
On World Emoji Day Christopher J looks at how we might use the fun symbols (or not) to make sure our message gets across in the way we intend.
As the world prepares to celebrate World Youth Skills Day, Lead Content Designer Leyla Kee-McParlin reflects on her experience of supporting the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Social Mobility Ambassadors Schools Programme, and what it’s given her, and explains what networks are doing both in Defra and across government to improve career progression in the Civil Service for those from low socio-economic backgrounds.
In World Wellbeing Week, David Light and Lucy Holland reflect on the importance of wellbeing, and highlight some of the joint activities which Defra and Atos, one of our key strategic suppliers, have undertaken in recent months.
Emma Shaw, Lead Product Manager for Power Platform in Defra, reflects on her team’s journey to unlock the power of low code and enable the business to build their own apps and automations, driving efficiencies and expediting digital transformation across the group.
Programme Delivery Manager Neil Johnson shares his experiences of working closely with the Animal & Plant Health Agency to build and launch two digital services which are helping exporters of plant and animal goods.
On World Bicycle Day, Wieke Wicks celebrates the benefits – including the joys – of cycling and asks the question ‘what makes a cyclist’?
Associate Cloud Engineer Darcie Ingram reflects on her experiences being part of the first cohort of ‘cadets’ to join our new Cloud Academy.