Exports Delivery Lead Neil Johnson explains how, during the last year, a team in Defra’s Digital Data and Technology Services Major Projects function has been working alongside colleagues in the Animal and Plant Health Agency to build a new digital service that will help exporters apply for phytosanitary certificates and shortly, where required, Certificates of Conformity.
Lead Delivery Manager Alex Knell tells us how a Defra Digital delivery team has played a significant role in the introduction of the UK’s first Clean Air Zone, which launched in Bath this week - the first step towards tackling Bath’s air pollution problem.
We’re celebrating National Careers Week with a post from Defra Digital fast streamer Sean Crotty who reflects on a rollercoaster year-long posting that’s seen him build robots, wear pyjamas for work and come to the realisation that the Civil Service is better than working in telly.
To celebrate National Random Acts of Kindness Day Defra Digital Senior Content Designer Danielle Vincent shares her experiences of giving and receiving kindness during lockdown.
Ilia Phoursa, a former financier turned Defra business analyst, lifts the lid on the importance of analysis in helping shape digital solutions, and how achieving a good work life balance can make all the difference.
Defra Chief Digital Officers Myra Hunt and Harriet Green reflect on a year like no other for Defra Digital, as Covid-19 shaped the work we did, where we did it and how we worked with each other.
To celebrate International Men’s Day senior delivery manager David Thomas shares his experiences of one of the most segregated areas in our society - raising children.
As International Stress Awareness Week gets underway one of our content designers, Sally Davis, opens up about her own experiences of managing stress and offers some tips for spotting the signs and dealing with them early.
Andrew Hick and Iris Faraway, from the Ruby Waste Services team, explain the changes they and their team have been making recently to remove the pain from waste carrier renewals.
To celebrate National Work Life Week, software developer Tim Tamimi explains why he’s such a flexible working enthusiast.
Cyber security is rarely far from the headlines these days. With so many of our people currently working from home the cyber security challenges and risks challenges are potentially greater as Brinda McDonald, Defra Senior Security Adviser, explains.