Notice: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in /var/www/html/redteam/wp-content/themes/catch-box/functions.php on line 1079

People are NOT Resources – how to change your language

People are not resources, so if you mean people then say people. People are not possessions or interchangeable parts to be consumed or exploited, and the language we use needs to recognise that. Emily Webber wrote about this back in Continue reading People are NOT Resources – how to change your language

Weeknotes 23-27 March 2020

I’m back at work, although given that we’re all working from home that seems like a very wrong statement. I’ve literally not gone back anywhere, I’m sitting in my living room, or my bedroom (depending on whether or not it’s Continue reading Weeknotes 23-27 March 2020

Weeknotes 7-20 March 2020

I re-started my Weeknotes again two weeks ago with good intentions. It seemed that the sensitivity of my work had dropped, and the all out pace had slackened. I was lining up for a new project after a few days Continue reading Weeknotes 7-20 March 2020

Weeknotes 2-6 March 2020

This week started quieter than many of the ones over the last few months, although ‘quiet’ is a relative term in the Defra Strategy Unit! The activities that I was surged into Defra are largely done, the re-shuffle has been Continue reading Weeknotes 2-6 March 2020

Explaining the Lack of Weeknotes

I’ve not written any weeknotes since my unremarkable endnote. That was when I came to Defra as part of the Brexit surge. In my first few weeks here I was in the EU emergency centre, helping test our preparations in Continue reading Explaining the Lack of Weeknotes