Civil Service Awards 2019 Winners  

It was a great pleasure to be part of the Civil Service Awards 2019 ceremony for another year. We were delighted to sponsor the Diversity and Inclusion award for another year and have been the main sponsor since its inception.

The Awards are now in their 13th year and it is incredibly inspiring to see the range of nominations each year, demonstrating all the passionate and creative work happening across government.

Get the winner's list for this year

 

All winners of Civil Service Awards 2019
   

 

Everything You Need to Know About Inclusive Design for Social Media

What is inclusive design?

Inclusive design methods aim to deliver an amazing user experience to as many people as possible. In practice, that means shifting away from one-size-fits-all solutions for the “average user.” Instead, inclusive design accounts for a range of diversity—including ability, language, gender, age, and other factors—by creating a variety of ways for people to engage.

Some inclusive design tips for social media managers

 

Icons of different social media platforms
   

 

Blind engineer builds a SMART cane that has Google Maps, Bluetooth, and a sensory device

The WeWALK smart cane was born from a visually impaired engineer named Kursat Ceylan. As someone who faces the daily challenges of being blind, Kursat Ceylan knew the limitations of the current technology that people like him have to make do of. Knowing this, he created the WeWALK in hopes of changing the lives of the blind.

Read the full article and get more information on this device 

 

 

A guy using the WeWalk smart cane