Join us for a look at UK society away from Whitehall spanning the international, regional and community level, and a glance at the bigger policy picture, including events on: 

  • International affairs
  • Inclusive growth
  • Finance & procurement
  • Crime & justice
  • Health & social care
  • Education & skills
  • Social policy
  • Political developments & policy 
  • Local government & devolution

Upcoming events

Judith Slater, Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for Eastern Europe and Central Asia


Joanna Crellin, Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for Latin America and the Caribbean


An insight into American politics: Anthony Gardner, Senior Advisor, Brunswick Group and former US Ambassador to the EU


Jonathan Marron, Director General of Community and Social Care, Department of Health and Social Care


Developing a Local Industrial Strategy: West-Midlands


Workshop: The Future of Trade with Mike Short, Chief Scientific Adviser, DIT


Preparing for Brexit: collaboration at the front line - a site visit to Kent County Council


Simon Penney, Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for The Middle East, Afghanistan & Pakistan


Mark Slaughter, Director General, Investment, Department for International Trade


D&I Roundtable: Menopause in the Workplace



Relevant resources

Podcast: Dame Shan Morgan, Permanent Secretary for the Welsh Government | Briefing


15 April 2019

Video: WIG Breakfast Briefing, David Hill, Director, Apprenticeships Directorate, Department for Education

External resource

23 February 2017

Watch the full breakfast briefing with David Hill, , Director, Apprenticeships Directorate, Department for Education

Slides: Leading through turbulent times by Una O'Brien

Document (pdf)

23 February 2016

Slides and further readings from our Breakfast Briefing with Una O Brien, Permanent Secretary, Department of Health on 23 February 2016.

Shan Morgan, Welsh Government.pdf

Document (pdf)