Some of us at DIO had a memorable morning yesterday with the official opening of our new head office by the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Sir Nick Carter. This has been a few years in the planning and …
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Sunday 10 October is World Mental Health Day and I’d like to share my personal thoughts and feelings around mental health.
When I was 23, I walked into a military camp for the first time in my life to be interviewed for a job as an admin assistant at the Headquarters of the Surgeon General. I was met by a large, tattooed Scottish Army Major who shook my hand and welcomed me at the start of my career ‘behind the wire’.
Did you know that one of our closest allies, the United States of America, has had military forces permanently stationed in Britain at the invitation of the UK government since World War II? United States Visiting Forces The legal status …
Today is an opportunity to come together to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It is a day to take stock of how far our society has progressed when it comes to gender equality, but to …
Without question, my apprentice roots have not only shaped who I am, but have deeply influenced my work, career, even my family and friends. After such a positive experience, you won’t find a more passionate apprenticeship supporter!
This week is National Apprenticeship Week and as DIO’s Graduate and Apprenticeship Lead, I’d like to share the work I’ve done to support our apprentices in navigating through the covid-19 pandemic.
DIO Chief Executive Graham Dalton reveals his plans for 2021.
Winter is upon us, which means a drop in temperatures, shorter days, less sunlight and darker nights. We may sleep for longer, feel sluggish and find the simplest tasks difficult to complete.
We’re also dealing with the continued impact of COVID-19 and the extended lockdown restrictions may have caused additional strain on our mental health. This combined with the change of season can affect our mental health, so it’s important that we make it a priority.
Staff are our greatest asset, when we feel valued, supported, developed and able to bring our whole selves to work, that is when we thrive not only as people, but as an organisation.