Great post by Neil Williams on how civil servants can approach blogging in a way that means they will get readers but won’t lose their jobs:
Starting up your own personal blog is dead easy. Unless you’re a civil servant and want to talk about your work.
If you are, then you face this choice: play it safe and say nothing interesting ever, or do some homework to learn where the boundaries lie. As ‘Mr Newest Blogging Civil Servant UK’, I’ve been doing the latter: reading up on what I can and can’t (or should and shouldn’t) say.