New programme launched to fund innovative new support for partners of those who are Serving.
As part of Veterans UK’s continued commitment to enhancing their services, they have produced a suite of diagrams to help customers with the Armed Forces Pension Scheme (AFPS).
Johnny Mercer has been appointed minister for veterans’ affairs in the Cabinet Office.
Businesses and other employers across the UK have joined a new group to support the government on helping veterans get into employment.
MOD has launched a new Defence Accommodation Strategy, starting from 31 October 2023. Those in established long-term relationships will be entitled to SFA, and SFA will be allocated to the needs of Serving personnel and their families, not rank.
Funding announced to support Afghanistan Veterans
The Ministry of Defence has warned of recruitment schemes headhunting former British military pilots to train members of the Chinese army.
New veteran family support service launched in central Scotland
Applications are now open for the Early Years programme which will fund projects that enhance learning for Service children aged 0-5 years, from serving Armed Forces families and create and enhance great places to learn and develop.
Mission Motorsport, The Forces’ Motorsport Charity has announced that the National Transition Event (the NTE) will take place on the 27th February 2023 at ‘The Wing’, Silverstone Circuit’s state of the art conference centre.
The Royal British Legion (RBL) has announced new top-up support for veterans to help them pay their energy bills. Veterans can find out if they are eligible for the grant and apply online.
A network of healthcare professionals from within the military and National Health Service are aiming to improve services for veterans.
When the time comes for you to make the transition to civvy street, it’s vital to seek out the right support to help your journey go as smoothly as possible – even more so if you’re leaving as a result of injury or illness …
Since May, the RFEA and Officers' Association have been working to combine their
employment services to create a single organisation able to provide
exceptional, through life career support.
Pensions go some way to providing family financial security and it is a good idea to keep an eye on pension savings as they grow. One of the ways in which the Armed Forces Pension Scheme (AFPS) helps you with this is by issuing you with a Benefits Information Statement (BIS). This short article explains how the BIS works.
UK Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng came out with a mini-budget which includes what he calls 'the biggest tax cuts in a generation'.
What does it mean for your wallet?
Future Accommodation Model (FAM) - pilot update
New toolkit launched to help local authorities and housing providers eliminate veterans’ homelessness
Armed Forces personnel who were in service both on or before 31 March 2012 and on or after 1 April 2015 with any break in service of less than 5 years will have the option to elect whether they wish to receive legacy benefits or equivalent AFPS 15 benefits for the remedy period (1 April 2015 – 31 March 2022).
The Queen 'understood the burdens and the glory of a life in uniform' The heads of the Armed Forces pay tribute to Her Majesty following her death aged 96.
Churchill is delighted to announce that Louisa Clarke, managing director for the North and Scotland in Churchill’s cleaning business, has been appointed to the Veterans Advisory Board.
The civilian jobs market is changing rapidly, with employers expecting new hires to be more agile, entrepreneurial and results-orientated than ever before. Your military skills provide the perfect antidote to hiring shortfalls in the Defence, Security and Intelligence sectors, but how do you navigate these buoyant and developing industries to find your next career opportunity?
Progress in healthcare, housing and employment outlined six months on from the government’s Veterans’ Strategy Action Plan
International Security Expo: 2022 conference programme unveiled
Protect Duty, the Night-Time Economy and Resilience Planning under the spotlight at this year’s CPD-certified programme.
The New Armed Forces Covenant Duty: What organisations in scope will need to know...
Capita joins forces with social impact firm WithYouWithMe to help military veterans fill UK’s chronic digital skills gap
Serving personnel across the UK will be entitled to free wraparound childcare from September as part of new measures announced today by Defence Secretary Ben Wallace.
Pall-Ex has achieved the rare honour of an Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Award from the Ministry of Defence for its support of the Armed Forces community.
Former Royal Navy Mechanical Engineer turned Royal Marines Commando, Rich Barratt, was one of 30 ex-military personnel who took part in SaluteMyJob’s eight-week course to train him as a cyber ‘penetration tester’ …
With 14 years in the Royal Air Force and another 9 in the Army under her belt, Lisa Berry, 49, left the Forces in 2015 after just short of 24 years’ service. With her transferable skills augmented by industry-specific qualifications courtesy of CNet Training, she is now working as a network design engineer. In this special Q&A, she tells QUEST why she is keen to encourage other Service leavers to follow suit – particularly other women …
British Army veteran Menbahadur (Men) Gurung has secured his cyber security dream role with the help of SaluteMyJob’s training courses for military veterans …
In this special feature from innovative cyber security educator CAPSLOCK, we find out what’s behind its aim to encourage female Service leavers (and of course Service leavers in general) to identify cyber security as a viable option when they are considering a new career pathway …
A pioneering new pilot project has been launched that aims to tackle the UK’s digital skills shortage by drawing on the talents of Service leavers to fill skills gaps in areas such as cyber security operations, project management and engineering …
NHS staff can help more ex-Forces patients change their lives through employment support
Charity Reports 47% Increase In Job Opportunities For Veterans And Launches Historic Film This Armed Forces Day To Celebrate
With its head office located just a few short yards from The Royal Welsh’s Regimental Headquarters at Maindy Barracks in Cardiff, Companies House has always been supportive of the armed forces.
According to Veteran’s Gateway, transition can feel like the biggest burst of ‘life admin’ you’ll ever experience, but starting to plan as soon as possible will smooth the way. Thankfully, the Veterans’ Gateway team is on hand to help you – and your family – with advice and support …
In an exclusive interview with Forces News, Sir Lindsay Hoyle, who is an Honorary Colonel, said there is a range of jobs available in the Palace of Westminster and he wants the number of ex-forces personnel working in Parliament to return to the levels seen many years ago.
If you are looking to plan your resettlement soon, here’s why considering a career in the data centre industry should be firmly on your agenda …
As part of its enduring commitment to support the Services community into employment, RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity has signed a three-year agreement with Amazon Global Military Affairs to boost the multinational tech giant’s military recruitment strategy in the UK
John Burfield’s new business has taken him from Armed Forces to award-winning businessman in the space of just two (very extraordinary) years …
When it comes to buying or renting a property, whether or not you’re a first-timer it’s never too early to start planning where you’re going to live on leaving – and, more to the point, how you’re going to pay for it! Luckily there’s a lot of help available – financial and otherwise – to aid your preparations …
If your CV includes an MBA, it’s likely to focus employers’ attention. It’s a highly respected qualification, sought after in a wide range of career sectors, and the routes to achieving it are eminently flexible. Make it your business to find out more …
The University of Bristol has announced it will create 400 new postgraduate scholarships. The new £4.2m annual investment – totalling £16.8m over the next four years – opens up Bristol’s world-leading research to a global audience and will help to shape the next generation of postgraduate researchers …