The Office of the Deputy Governor (DGO) in collaboration with the Human Resource Management Directorate and Training Department presents to the Public Service the ‘Civil Services Times’ newsletter. This first issue of what is intended to be a quarterly newsletter provides a look-back at the achievements and programs of the previous financial year (2016/2017), which includes a listing of successful programs funded by the Professional Development Fund (PDF) within the DG’s Office. In addition, this issue also highlights some of the Training and Development Opportunities that will be offered during the year, Performance Management and a special welcome to new entries into the Public Service.