This years Diversity and Equality awards just have taken place this month for the fith consecutive year. The awards highlight the fantastic efforts and achievements of individuals, groups and institutions throughout the civil service. It also provides a positive platform for recognising and celebrating success.

This year has seen another extremely difficult short listing process and an even harder decision to choose winners in all the categories, when all nominees have set a very high standard in the qualities and values of their work. They are the true ambassadors for inclusivity in the civil service.

If you would like to know what the categories are with all the short listed Nominees, please visit the link below. If you know someone that works in the civil service that you feel should be recognised for their positive contribution to our society, you can also find the criteria and process for putting them up nomination for next years Diversity and Equality awards: