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The civil service’s exercise in navel-gazing

Navel-gazing in the civil service

3 June 2023

9:00 AM

3 June 2023

9:00 AM

Are you happy in your work? In 37 years of journalism I don’t remember once being asked that question by my bosses. Nor did I expect to be. But in the civil service there is a bureaucratic machine to make sure employees are asked once a year if everything is all right, dearie.

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