Read about the progress we’re making at GDS with our Time To Change pledges. We’re aiming to change the way we think and act about mental and physical wellbeing, both vital for people to be happy and productive at work and home.
Ben Carpenter - Inclusive services lead
Assisted Digital Assessments Lead at GDS.
The GDS mental health network exists to provide our colleagues with the mental health support and information they need. We do this in a variety of ways. One of them are regular, anonymous, peer-led mental wellbeing Q&As. In this post, you will read about how we organise them and how to ensure they’re a success.
Building accessible and effective end-to-end services requires a holistic approach to users and the barriers they can face. Here are some things we’re working on to reduce these barriers.
A look at some of the activities we're doing to break down taboos and raise awareness of mental health issues, as well as information on how you can get support.
The challenges of building effective services for all and some of the work we're doing to make services as inclusive as possible.
The Digital By Default Service Standard came into full force this month.
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Be part of the transformation
If you’re interested in joining us, check out all open opportunities on the GDS careers site.
- We’ve created a new guide for content design recruitment 21 October 2021
- Single sign-on: What we learned during our identity alpha 19 October 2021
- Podcast: Collecting information from users 28 September 2021