KPMG in the UK is a leading provider of professional services, including audit, tax and advisory specialisms - delivering integrated solutions to business issues. In the UK, we have over 12,000 partners and staff working in more than 20 offices. Being part of a strong global network of member firms gives us a truly global mindset. With passion and purpose, we work shoulder-to-shoulder with clients, integrating innovative approaches and deep expertise to deliver results.
During the last three years we have been working with the Cabinet office to run the Reimagine Challenge - a unique programme that brings ideas and best practice from across the Civil Service and private sector to show how approaches to certain public services can be ‘reimagined’. Join us to find out more and see how you can get involved.
6point6 are an independent IT consultancy, based in Central London, bringing a fresh and insightful approach to technology delivery.
Founded in 2012, they are one of the fastest growing tech firms in the UK, securing 13th place in the prestigious Sunday Times annual Tech Track 100
last year. Since forming they have delivered over 30 major projects, including those with budgets worth more than £50 million.
IT innovation and technology specialism are at the heart of 6point6’s vision and strategy. They are happy both in the boardroom briefing business leaders and within delivery teams providing their deep skills and knowledge to solve business problems. 6point6 understand how intelligent uses of technology can be adopted to provide competitive advantage across industries.
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Together, SNC-Lavalin, a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and Atkins help our clients plan, design and enable major capital projects, and provide expert consultancy that covers the full project lifecycle.
Big White Wall is a digital mental health and wellbeing service that has been designated a High Impact Innovation by the NHS. BWW works across a number of markets including healthcare, military, employers and education currently covering 45% of the UK population, including contracts with HMRC and the Home Office.
BT is one of the world's leading communications services companies, serving the needs of customers in the UK and 180 countries worldwide. We work across the Public Sector helping you wherever you are on your Digital Transformation journey; enabling you to effectively and securely share information, between citizens, agencies and departments.
Centre of Expertise for Counter Fraud
The Centre of Expertise for Counter Fraud works with organisations across the public sector to reduce fraud and error loss and increase the capability of public sector in dealing with fraud effectively.
The British civil service is amongst the best in the world. Its capability and effectiveness are now under scrutiny. With financial constraints, coupled with challenges facing policymakers, new skills and talents are required. Our innovative programmes are taking training to the next level - sustaining the values and qualities in the civil service, while bringing major changes our times demand.
CS Healthcare is a mutual health insurance provider who, since 1929, have specialised in protecting the health of civil servants. Our mutuality means our members are at the heart of everything we do. We pride ourselves on giving high-levels of personal service and providing cover for both individuals and groups.
Building Contract and Supplier Management Capability
Government is investing in the development of staff who are involved in the management of third-party contracts and suppliers. This cross-government initiative delivered by the Contract Management Capability Programme (CMCP) and based on the Contract Management Professional Standards, is designed to support, train and accredit staff who manage, support or oversee the management of a contract or supplier.
Come and find out what training will be available.
Civil Service Local is part of the Cabinet Office Civil Service Group.
Our purpose is to bring together departments and agencies within our localities to deliver actions and opportunities for civil servants that will bring to life the vision of a Brilliant Civil Service.
Civil Service Reserves
The Civil Service values the benefits that Reservists bring to their workplace, including the development of transferable skills. Reserve service is challenging, rewarding and presents opportunities that you can’t find anywhere else. Leadership is just one of a range of transferable skills that benefit over 1,750 Civil Servants who are in the Reserve Forces all across the UK.
CMP supports the development of the soft skills needed to harness our differences, for better productivity and employee engagement, whilst having the skills to resolve disputes.
CMP are the UK’s leader in workplace communication and conflict management, supporting clients with Investigation and Mediation Services, Consultancy and Skills Training.
‘’ Commsave exists to provide excellent services for our members, with products tailor made for their needs. Covering communication companies and Department for Work and Pensions, nationwide. We offer you a free and easy way to save and a better way to borrow, putting you more in control of your finances.’
The Civil Service Pensioners' Alliance (CSPA) is a membership organisation that lobbies on behalf of pensioners from Civil Service and related pension schemes. We are an independent, non-party political organisation. CSPA is recognised by the Cabinet Office, other Government Departments and Agencies as the body mandated to speak on behalf of Civil Service pensioners.
CSSC Sports & Leisure provides a huge range of sports and discounted leisure activities, taster days, savings on shopping and eating out plus free entry into participating historic sites. We aim to help maintain and promote the health and wellbeing of the civil service and public sector for only £3.95/month.
Defence Academy’s purpose is to develop the intellectual edge needed for organisational success and to run a modern government department. To keep our students at the forefront of global events our education is designed to unlock their cognitive skills and expand intellectual capacity, which is transferable to non-government organisations and internationally.
Devolution and You
Devolution and You is a learning campaign aimed at improving intergovernmental learning and devolution capability across the Civil Service. One Civil Service supports multiple governments and all civil servants need to understand the changes that are taking place as more powers are devolved.
EQworks.co.uk is a leading specialist in providing Emotional Intelligence skills through leadership & performance coaching, training and assessments. They are a trusted partner across many Government departments and private sector organisations.
“We put emotional mastery at the heart of people, team and culture development because that’s where it belongs. We believe emotional intelligence training and coaching provide the antidote to problematic leadership and increasing pressures in an increasingly dynamic and technological age. Our holistic leadership models, grounded in EQ, simply make sense and are becoming imperative.
We develop the personal and social skills necessary to succeed and unlock potential, because EQ works.”
The FDA is the union for senior managers and professionals in public service.
We act as a powerful voice for public services and the people who deliver them. As well as our core offer of representation, the FDA also provides skills and development opportunities through our training arm, FDA Learn, and offers assistance and advice though our members services with FDA Portfolio.
The FDA is the union representing senior managers and professionals in the civil service and related bodies. The FDA launched its newest section Keystone in 2015 to promote the role of middle managers delivering today’s public services and help HEOs and SEOs across the civil service to progress their career. In addition to offering middle managers all the benefits of membership of the FDA, with Keystone we are extending our learning and development offer to staff in HEO and SEO grades who aspire to be the next generation of senior leaders. Keystone's professional development offer, Keyskills, provides masterclasses, workshops and events to help staff enhance their existing skill-set, as well as developing new skills to progress in today’s civil service
In its dedicated hub, the Government Digital Service (GDS) will give insight into the transformation work it's doing with departments to build public services that best meet the needs of their users.
Interactive and instructive demonstrations will run throughout the day. These will focus on a range of the things GDS offers, including Digital Marketplace, GOV.UK Verify, GOV.UK Notify and GOV.UK Pay. You'll also be able to book into 1:1 advice sessions to find out how GDS can help you.
Government Security Profession
GSPU’s primary objective is to build a dynamic profession which engages, supports and inspires the current security community and attracts diverse talent to a career in government security. This includes taking forward work to address the security skills gap and developing the profession more broadly.
Government Science & Engineering (GSE) profession
We are made up of over 10,000 civil servants, and open to crown and public servants, with a background or interest in science and engineering. We work in a range of deep specialist, specialist, policy, analytical and operational roles. Our expertise is located across the whole of the UK.
Intelligence Analysts play an important role in the Intelligence community. They are able to put together diverse pieces of information, creating context to inform decision makers. The profession was established as a response to Lord Butler’s Review of Intelligence on Weapons of Mass Destruction.
Kahootz – Secure cloud collaboration
Visit the Kahootz stand, or attend our client workshop on day 1, to find out how Kahootz is supporting organisations such as the Ministry of Defence, Department of Health, Ministry of Justice and NHS England to empower their staff to collaborate securely with project team members, partner agencies, suppliers and external stakeholders.
Available from the UK G-Cloud framework agreement - Kahootz cloud collaboration software supports secure file-sharing via configurable online workspaces that can be quickly adapted for multiple use cases. With an average license cost of circa £3/user/month, it costs very little for your staff and stakeholders to be in Kahootz!
Under the strap line of ‘giving students a start’, the award-winning MOD Education Outreach Programme has for over 16 years been working with Colleges, Academies and Schools across the UK, where diversity is often> 60%, over 100 nationalities and languages are present, and many students are designated as being ‘at risk’ with curriculum, personal development and employability skills support. Over 2,500 students every year, many of whom have no one in work in their family or have missed out on any work experience, benefit from support, either in the classroom through mentoring, talks, and mock interviews, or linked in with a ‘taster’ visit to Whitehall to provide a flavour of the workplace, our facilities, our heritage, meet colleagues and look at opportunities across the public sector. Many also get the chance to role-play the PM and other Ministers in the acclaimed fast-paced MOD Crisis Workshop , trying to solve an overseas crisis and deliver a ‘press conference’ – all geared to helping the next generation understand roles and responsibilities across govt.
NHS Blood and Transplant needs 250,000 new donors this year to replace those who no longer donate and to ensure we have the right mix of blood groups to match patient needs in the future. Do you know your blood group? Visitors of Civil Service Live can find out on the day when they register as new blood donors.
Operational Delivery Profession is the public face of the Civil Service and we help keep the country running.
We are the largest of the Civil Service Professions with around 230,000 of us working across Government at both home and abroad. Our work supports Civil Servants who run the front line services citizens use such as processing visas, passports and driving licences and paying benefits and credits.
An innovation and transformation consultancy, we believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.
As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we turn complexity into opportunity.
Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.
We are over 2,600 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing, and transport, travel and logistics. And we operate globally from offices across the Americas, Europe, the Nordics and the Gulf.
PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.
PCS is one of the UK’s major trade unions with almost 200,000 members. Recognised in civil service and government organisations to negotiate pay and conditions PCS is a democratic campaigning organisation offering civil servants a voice at work and continuing professional development.
Prospect represents 140,000 professionals, managers and specialists across the public and private sectors.
We are the union for people in a range of occupational and professional groups in the public sector including: accountancy, communications and digital, engineering, economics, law, linguistics, market and social research, project management, science, statistics and many more.
“Registers of Scotland (RoS) is responsible for compiling and maintaining 19 public registers relating to land, property and other legal documents in Scotland. We’re an organisation with centuries of history, but a 21st century mandate to be an effective digital first asset for Scotland.”
SmartSurvey provides a secure online survey platform to over 180,000 users worldwide. They serve customers in the public and private sectors including: The NHS, Home Office, Ofsted, General Medical Council, and many more. Their UK data storage is an attractive feature, especially with enforcement of the new GDPR legislation.
Built for both business and IT, UiPath is the leading platform for enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA). More than 700 enterprise customers and government agencies use UiPath's Enterprise RPA platform to rapidly deploy software robots that perfectly emulate and execute repetitive processes, boosting business productivity, ensuring compliance and enhancing customer experience across back-office and front-office operations.
With a thriving RPA developer community of more than 120,000 worldwide, UiPath is on a mission to democratize RPA and support a digital business revolution. Based in New York City, UiPath’s presence extends to 14 countries throughout North America, Europe and Asia. The company is backed by $183M in series A & B funding from Accel, CapitalG, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, Credo Ventures, Earlybird’s Digital East Fund and Seedcamp. UiPath’s Series B valuation exceeded $1 billion.
Womble Bond Dickinson is a transatlantic law firm that works closely with UK Central Government and Local Authorities, as well as other organisations in the wider public and third sector. We have extensive experience in understanding the requirements of working in the public arena with a strong focus on driving best value for the public purse including through the use of innovative technology.
We currently advise many UK Government Departments and agencies providing a full-service of legal expertise across a range of disciplines, including general commercial, litigation, real estate, and employment advice. The firm was appointed last year as a Tier 1 firm under the RM3786 Legal Services Framework by Crown Commercial Service advising Central Government Departments, Agencies and Arms' Length Bodies.
One of the UK's top 20 law firms, with more than 1,000 lawyers based in 27 UK and US office locations, we deliver legal expertise and insight across a range of sectors, regularly advising on large-scale infrastructure projects. We were part of the working group preparing the ground-breaking report on the potential of Distributed Ledger Technology for the public and private sectors, published by Lord Holmes and launched at the House of Lords on 28 November 2017.
Policy Profession, Parliamentary and EU Specialisms
Civil Service Policy Profession and Parliamentary colleagues will be running quizzes (with prizes!) and promoting our work at the heart of government. We will outline the opportunities to meet your potential - from Apprenticeships and Masters Programmes for future policy leaders, to Parliamentary and EU knowledge programmes for all.