The finalists for the sixth annual British Ex-Forces in Business Awards – the flagship showcase of the vast and exceptional talent within the UK's Armed Forces community – have been revealed from a record-breaking number of nominations.
Are you looking to leave the military? Meet with companies exhibiting at the Security Cleared EXPO in Manchester Central this July.
Are you currently serving in the Military, Ex-Military or a Reservist, would you like to learn more about a career in professional services? If so, Turner & Townsend are holding a military insight day specifically for military personnel; service leavers, veterans and reservists.
One of the biggest employers in the East of England, Anglian Water have a long-standing relationship with the military community. The Military Talent Day will provide an opportunity for Service personnel, veterans and military spouses to hear from their business leaders, colleagues and members, who will share their experience and advice.
The Families Employment Service has been launched by The Poppy Factory, in partnership with Armed Forces family network The Ripple Pond, to help those who support or care for veterans with health conditions. Funding for the service was awarded by The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust.
Interested in Cloud technology? Unsure what route to take? This event will provide you with the information you need to start your journey to a new career at AWS.
The Forces Employment Charity is inviting women from the Forces community to attend an informal evening networking event on 11 May, ahead of its Women into Employment Conference next month.
Higher education at a college or university is about more than bachelor’s degrees. It refers to qualifications and courses you can take after the age of 18. That includes diplomas, foundation years and more – in fact, a range of options, many of which have a vocational slant. So, if you’re ready to aim higher, HE could be the option for you …
Sometimes also referred to as online learning or remote study (among other things), distance learning offers the perfect opportunity to focus on picking up new skills and qualifications – wherever in the world you are and without distractions …
If your future plans call for a higher-level qualification, or you want to try something new and change direction when you make the transition from Service life, an Access Diploma could be just what you need to open wide your window of opportunity …
Between 1st June 2020 – 31st May 2022, over 4,000 Armed Forces pensions went unclaimed.
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust are hosting the inaugural Insight Day for the Service leavers, reservists, veterans and families of the Armed Forces community who are considering a career in the NHS.
Considering a career on Britain’s rail network? This is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for …
A career in the digital infrastructure industry could well be the perfect fit for you. But what exactly is it, and how can you get the qualifications you need?
Following on from our previous article* – and staying with the theme of ‘the effects of inflation on pensions’ – here we explain how your State Pension (sometimes referred to as the ‘old age pension’) retains its value …
… during your civilian job search by shining a light on the many transferable skills – both ‘soft’ and technical – you can demonstrate thanks to your military career.
BCG invite serving or former Armed Forces personnel looking to explore consulting opportunities in the London office to join them for an in-person event.
Minister for Defence People, Veterans and Service Families attends latest signing at HQ
Military Veterans transitioning into a policing career with Thames Valley Police will be supported with a one-off resettlement payment of £2,500.
The Forces Employment Charity will be marking the Month of the Military Child this April, with a brand new set of resources to help young people of those who Serve and have Served with their next career step.
Tesco has always had a long-standing association with the Armed Forces ever since their founder, Jack Cohen started Tesco back in 1919 after leaving the Royal Flying Corps at the end of the First World War.
Government Digital Services (GDS) and Deloitte invite you to a Military Veterans Digital and Technology Careers Day Event. Tuesday 4 April 2023
Veterans to receive £33m funding package in spring budget
ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is delighted to award a £13,800 grant to The Heritage Crafts Association to fund heritage crafts training for Army veterans.
The Office for Veterans Affair has announced its intention to publish a Women Veterans' Strategy.
A major review into the veteran welfare services for veterans has been announced today by the Office for Veterans’ Affairs and the Ministry of Defence.
Here at Quest, we’re aware that cyber security is on the up as a popular career choice among Service leavers. If it’s a sector you’ve set your sights on, Airbus CyberSecurity has rounded up a list of tech predictions that we hope you’ll find useful. Based on trends identified at its Security Operations Centres in France, the UK and Germany, as well as recent geopolitical and social events, the full list of predictions provides insider information that will inform you – and could set you apart from the rest
SaluteMyJob is once again teaming up with Abertay University, the UK’s leading provider of advanced ethical hacking courses, to deliver a pioneering programme that aims to support members of the Armed Forces community on their journey towards a promising and exciting new career in this field …
How can you approach your resettlement and transition journey in a successful and positive way? The best and most practical answer to that question is probably, ‘Ask for help’, so here’s some sound advice on how to do just that …
The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), and the Office for Veterans’ Affairs (Cabinet Office) are pleased to announce that 22 projects have won a share of over £5 million in funding to develop cutting edge veterans’ healthcare technologies.
Greenwich Hospital and the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) are working in partnership to deliver transitional services to those leaving the Royal Navy, and their dependents.
Are you a military spouse or partner? If yes, BFBS are offering 7 FREE courses to get you immersed in the world of everything social! All you need is a smartphone, iPad or laptop, and an internet connection.
BuildForce are hosting their Insight Day, with sponsor Mace on 26 April. It is an opportunity to meet with many of our employers, to learn about the vast careers available, and to hear from Mace and what they have to offer.
The Forces Employment Charity partner with Amazon to offer in-person events providing more infomation about their apprenticeship opportunities. Speak to an apprentice, hear about potential opportunities and learn how apprenticeships could be the right option for you.
Want to earn while you learn, gain hands-on experience and industry-specific qualifications in your chosen field? An apprenticeship could be (more than) just the job!
With the Consumer Price Index seemingly a permanent fixture in the news these days – and due to soar even higher – just what does it mean for you and your Armed Forces pension? The Forces Pension Society is here with the knowledge you need …
Every year, the Lloyd's Military Network hosts a number of insight days aimed at helping serving/ex-military/reservists who are considering a career in insurance. The aim is to inform attendees of what insurance is, where some of the opportunities lie and explain the placement scheme.
In association with RMA - The Royal Marines Charity, Insignia Crew are delighted to invite you to this free event. Wed, 29 March 2023, 10:30 – 15:00
BFBS provide a fully-funded course to help get you into one of the industry’s most in-demand roles!
This programme is designed to allow The Royal British Legion to assist people who need help in a quick and easy way with everyday essentials such as kitchen appliances, clothes, and energy costs.
Amazon is delighted to be partnering with the Forces Employment Charity to deliver a special apprenticeship webinar event only for veterans and military families on Tuesday 31st January 2023 at 10am.
Apprenticeships certainly aren’t new, but they're not what they used to be. Things have come a long way since the early days of YTS (Youth Training Scheme), with many new and exciting job opportunities opening up in some unexpected and lucrative sectors.
If you have been in a leadership role while in uniform, have you stopped to consider whether military leadership differs from that found in the civilian workplace? Is a similar leadership philosophy required? What about leadership style? And do both sectors hold to the same leadership values? Former Army Captain turned fiction author Steve Higgs is here with some answers …
If you’re looking for the perfect new start, the digital infrastructure industry could help you achieve that goal …
In his new-year statement, Forces Pension Society CEO, Maj Gen Neil Marshall (pictured), reported record-breaking figures for membership and pension enquiries …
Microsoft invites Service Leavers and Veterans to a Military Insights Day at their London Headquarters located near Paddington Station.
More than £8.5 million of funding has been announced in order to ensure no veteran should sleep rough this Christmas, and veteran homelessness is ended in 2023.
TechVets Receives £75K Workforce Development Grant from Splunk
Uber today announced a new partnership with the Forces Employment Charity to provide targeted support to help military veterans transition into flexible civilian work.
A new report into the impact of the Armed Forces Covenant has shown that while there are strong examples of progress being made, there are significant disparities across councils
The Ministry of Defence has signed what it claims is a world-first deal with Amazon Web Services through which the tech giant will support the delivery of digital skills training to senior government and military officials in the coming years.
The Government has reassured veterans that the rollout of their ID cards is "accelerating" amid concerns it could take more than a century at the current rate.
The MOD has backed a new legal Duty that supports Armed Forces personnel, their families and Veterans.
Veterans UK launches a new online claim service.
The government has launched the first ever UK-wide survey, for veterans and their families.
There are several stages to the ELC process. Full details are set out in Joint Service Publication 822 (JSP 822).
The first point of contact for veterans seeking support, Veterans’ Gateway puts veterans and their families in touch with the organisations best placed to help them with the information, advice and support they need – from healthcare and housing to employability, finances, personal relationships and more.
Dr Andrew Murrison has been appointed the new Minister for Defence People as part of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's Cabinet reshuffle.
Sarah Atherton has lost her position as Minister for Defence People, Veterans and Service Families