Ways of working

Podcast: On writing

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GDS senior creative writers Angus Montgomery and Sarah Stewart discuss the role of writers in government and how clear writing can help people to do their jobs better. If you’re asked to write a blog post, opinion piece or presentation, here are Angus and Sarah’s 10 tips for clear writing.

How we organise monthly mental wellbeing Q&As for GDS staff

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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.

The Global Digital Marketplace: multi-supplier delivery and what we’ve learned so far

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We’re now in discovery, researching the digital procurement landscape in 5 countries. The aim is to figure out the most useful work to do in the next phase of the Global Digital Marketplace project, and – ultimately – to help tackle corruption globally. Here's what we've learned so far.