April 25th 2018 |

Sponsors & Exhibitors



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.


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.


Vodafone Group is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone Group has mobile operations in 25 countries, partners with mobile networks in 45 more, and fixed broadband operations in 18 markets. As of 31 March 2018, Vodafone Group had 535.8 million mobile customers and 19.7 million fixed broadband customers, including India and all of the customers in Vodafone’s joint ventures and associates.

Womble Bond Dickinson

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. 


Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group

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

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.


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.


Cardiff and Vale College

Cardiff and Vale College is a leading educational business, working to transform education and training across the capital region of Wales. 

We work with thousands of employers to bring innovative training and development to their business. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide organisations with a pipeline of skilled talent and also train current employees to the highest of standards. 

Winners of the prestigious Beacon Award, Cardiff and Vale College is the leading apprenticeship provider in the Capital Region, leading the Quality Skills Alliance, a consortium of 22 work-based learning providers to deliver quality apprenticeships across government priority sectors.  

For more information on how Cardiff and Vale College can support your business, contact us at commercial@cavc.ac.uk or visit www.cavc.ac.uk


CFH Docmail

With years of experience partnering with local and central government departments, we are the leading CCS approved providers of secure personalised communications, improving service delivery, supporting efficiency targets and leading the way with digital transformation strategies.

To find out more contact Jason Lusty on 01761 416311 or jason.lusty@cfh.com


Civil Service College

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

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 Fast Stream and Early Talent

Fast Stream and Early Talent offers graduate, school and college leaver opportunities. The Fast Stream provides accelerated leadership career paths through 15 different schemes and current civil servants may apply with or without a degree. The Fast Track offers six higher apprenticeships to non-graduates.




Civil Service HR

Civil Service HR (CSHR) supports the government workforce, helping departments and professions to build a brilliant Civil Service. CSHR provides expert services and offers guidance in areas including pay and reward, talent management, employment policies, workforce planning, and learning and development.


CS Local

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.


Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Ranked amongst the most admired companies in the world, our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. 



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's Alliance (CSPA)

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

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 of the United Kingdom

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.

DWP, Counter Fraud and Compliance Directorate

The Counter Fraud and Compliance Directorate within Department for Work and Pensions was established in 2017 to bring all of our fraud, error and debt experts together under one Directorate. CFCD provides an ‘end to end’ joined up approach to fraud, error and debt to tackle the big challenges ahead.


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.



Ell&Dee NLP Consultants

A highly motivated team of individuals with a passion for learning and development.  Specialising in emotional intelligence, mindfulness and mental health care through a variety of interactive learning initiatives incorporating relevant elements of NLP which are designed in partnership with clients and organisations in order to develop a high performing, emotionally intelligent and resilient workforce for the future.

We believe in creating a culture of learning that will drive our society and it's people forward in order to help individuals of all ages and backgrounds to realise their potential, enhance their self-awareness and engage proactively in society by creating a culture of continuous learning and growth.


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 leaders and professionals in the civil service.

For nearly 100 years the FDA has provided excellence in representation; career development and a pragmatic voice in negotiations.

We are a powerful voice defending civil servants’ impartiality, integrity and professionalism and will always stand up for the values of the civil service.

Government Analysis: Analysis Function

Launched this year, the Analysis Function acts as the go-to hub for best practice research and analysis services within Government. Its mission is to support everyone in government to make better decisions so that policy and operations, deliver value for money and improve the lives of the people of the UK.

Government Commercial Function

The government spends £49 billion each year on external contracts which represent a vast array of important (and often life-enhancing or life-saving) goods and services. When we spend this money well, we are capable of achieving excellent value for money and shaping world-class services. To help achieve this, there are around 4,000 civil servants working in commercial roles spread across every government department, and collectively we make up the Government Commercial Function (GCF). 


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.


Henley Business School

Henley Business School is a triple-accredited business school and part of the University of Reading. Henley is known for transforming individuals and organisations - through expert teaching, results-orientated partnerships and cutting-edge research.  We have campuses, offices and partnerships around the world and 75,000 alumni from 150 countries.


Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS)

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) independently assesses the effectiveness and efficiency of police forces and fire & rescue services – in the public interest.

HMRC Continuous Improvement Service

The HMRC Continuous Improvement Service is responsible for sharing across HMRC the principles of continuous improvement and helping to build continuous improvement capability. It also provides an internal consultancy service which works across HMRC to look at end to end processes and identify how improvements can be made.


IACCM is a non-profit, cross-industry association and is the global forum for innovation in trading relationships and practices.

Our mission is to identify and promote the international standards and practices for defining and managing trading relationships. We develop and communicate leading practices that support economic growth and organizational success by ensuring commitments are ethical, achievable and sustainable – and met.



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.


IBM is a global cloud platform and cognitive solutions company, which has continually evolved over the past century to remain at the forefront of technological innovation. We are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 375,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. IBM Research has defined the future of information technology with more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents. Scientists from IBM Research have produced six Nobel Laureates. Our capabilities in AI, data and analytics, cloud, mobile, social and security have helped the UK evolve to become one of the world’s most digitally advanced nations. This digital revolution empowers us and our clients to gather and analyse data in ways that have never been possible before; helping UK organisations unlock new insights and usher in a new era of cognitive business.

Attendees interested in more information on how IBM is using personal data may refer to the IBM privacy statement, and may withdraw their marketing consent to IBM at any time by sending an email to NETSUPP@us.ibm.com and may unsubscribe from receiving marketing emails from IBM by clicking unsubscribe links in each such marketing email.


Indesser, founded in 2015, supplies services for a framework jointly run with Cabinet Office. It offers government departments and local authorities access to private sector expertise in debt collection and data services, without having to go to tender.

Joint International Policing Hub

The Joint International Policing Hub provides a gateway for domestic and global partners to access the best of UK police assistance and contributes to a range of international activity. It ensures a coordinated police and government approach and develops global partnerships, maximising opportunities for the UK through its strategic networks.

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!

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Keystone promotes the role of middle managers delivering today’s public services and helps HEO’s and SEO’s across the civil service to progress their career.  As part of the FDA, we offer middle managers all the benefits of FDA membership.  FDA wants its members to succeed.  With Keystone, we are extending our learning and development offer to 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.


Knowledgepool have delivered apprenticeships in the Civil Service and wider public sector for over 5 years. During that time, we’ve helped over 3000 apprentices develop their skills and progress their careers. Part of Capita PLC, Knowledgepool supports apprentices across the country and in October 2017 were rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.


MOD Education Outreach Programme

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.  


Ministry of Justice – Mental Health Allies Network

The Ministry of Justice’s Mental Health Allies Network is a staff-led group of volunteers and are a vital source of information for staff and managers. They are a welcome source of support to individuals at a time of need who listen, empathise and signpost to professional support services where appropriate.


NHS Blood and Transplant

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.


NS&I Government Payment Services

NS&I Government Payment Services (NS&I GPS) is part of National Savings and Investments (NS&I). NS&I is an Executive Agency of the Chancellor of the Exchequer with £157 billion (1) invested by 25 million (1) customers.

NS&I GPS supply modern, secure and highly competitive banking and innovative payment solutions for government departments including the Home Office, HMRC and the Ministry of Justice. For HMRC we deliver the Help to Save service. Under the Childcare Services ‘umbrella’ we work with HMRC to deliver Tax-Free Childcare and the 30 hours free childcare scheme.

As NS&I GPS is part of government, our ‘Crown to Crown’ engagement enables speed to market procurement involving early collaborative discussions to deliver services which meet departmental needs.

We believe we can help many more government departments to efficiently implement policy and maximise budgets in order to deliver transformational banking and payment services. Get in touch for more information.

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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.

Office of Government Property and Government Property Agency

Office of Government Property (OGP) and Government Property Agency (GPA) work together to manage £350bn of government land and assets. Together we deliver the Government Estate Strategy. Come and see us on stand three to find out more about how SMART working, Government Hubs, Places for Growth and One Public Estate are transforming the civil service and public services around the country. 

Office of Government Property https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/office-of-government-property-ogp

Twitter @UKGovPropAgency


Operational Delivery Profession

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.


PA Consulting Group

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 (Public and Commercial Services Union)

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

“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.”

Robotic Process Automation Centre of Excellence

The RPA Centre of Excellence aims to accelerate the uptake of RPA across government. The CoE can support departments in understanding the technology, your use case and in building business cases. Additionally, through our partnership with Capgemini we offer development services without the need for additional procurement processes.


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.



SQA is a leading educational services provider, we offer services in a host of areas including professional standards, assessment, certification, qualifications and training accreditation.

We can offer advice on a consultation basis only, or we can support in both the design and delivery of a programme of services.


The Insolvency Service

We are the Government agency that helps to deliver economic confidence by supporting those in financial distress, tackling financial wrongdoing and maximising returns to creditors.


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.


Veran Performance

Veran Performance is a boutique, Technology Agnostic, consultancy, specialising in HR and Finance transformation.

We help businesses implement and optimise new and existing HR and Finance technology. We work with you, upskilling & supporting your HR team to ensure you get the maximum benefit from your investment in change.