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Brokenshire announces funding boost for homeless Veterans
Brokenshire announces funding boost for homeless Veterans
NEWS
Veterans who have become homeless, or are at risk of homelessness, will be supported through an extra £1 million boost, the Communities Secretary, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, has announced. The money will help ensure that those who have served their country have a roof over their heads and have the support they need once leaving the Armed Forces.
Stoll teams up with partners to support Veterans into work
Stoll teams up with partners to support Veterans into work
NEWS
Stoll, the leading provider of supported housing for Veterans, has been awarded £19,700 by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund to enable more Veterans to be independent. Forty Veterans will be supported this year with skills, training and qualifications to help them into work and volunteering roles.
Unlikely allies in inspiration
Unlikely allies in inspiration
NEWS
Military Charity Blesma, The Limbless Veterans recently launched an exciting six-part podcast called The Resilience Sessions. Each episode features compelling in-depth and honest conversations between injured veterans and celebrity guests. The series discusses resilience, mental health and overcoming hardship …
L3 TRL Technology announced as main sponsors of Tour de Troops Castles 2019
L3 TRL Technology announced as main sponsors of Tour de Troops Castles 2019
NEWS
For the second year running, defence and cyber security company, L3 TRL Technology, has been announced as lead sponsor of the gruelling fundraising charity challenge for cyclists, Tour de Troops Castles 2019.
JOB FAIRS 2019
JOB FAIRS 2019
NEWS
CTP Employment Fairs - a fantastic networking opportunity, whether you’re ready to apply for live jobs or simply researching the market
Antisocial media
Antisocial media
ARTICLES
‘When you start a business, advisors will tell you to use your time to build up a presence on social media,’ says regular QUEST contributor, Steve Bulleyment, director of specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man. ‘After all, it’s free advertising. But are you ready to waste all that time? And are you ready to become public property?’ This month, Steve examines the truth about social media in business …
SSAFA announced as official main charity sponsor of Armed Forces Day 2019
SSAFA announced as official main charity sponsor of Armed Forces Day 2019
NEWS
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity has been announced as the official main charity sponsor of Armed Forces Day National Event 2019 being held in Salisbury on 29 June. Armed Forces Day is a chance to show support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community – from current serving troops to Service families, Veterans and Cadets.
BFBS launches first free social media training programme for military spouses and partners
BFBS launches first free social media training programme for military spouses and partners
NEWS
BFBS recently announced the launch of Social Media Spouses, the UK’s first free online social media training programme for military spouses and partners. The course is funded by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust and applications open in May.
Jasmine Eyers
Jasmine Eyers
CASE STUDY
Thanks to a partnership with IBM and the Corsham Institute, SaluteMyJob is able to offer Veterans and Reservists free training in two of IBM’s key cyber security software products – ambitious Army communications systems specialist, Jasmine Eyers, is just one of those who has already benefited
New horizons in drone technology
New horizons in drone technology
CASE STUDY
‘Life as an RAF engineer taught me the value of operating in the air and I’ve drawn on this to help develop our drone business,’ says Elaine Whyte, now UK drones lead at PwC

Training See all

Performance Learning & Development Ltd (Performance People) | Coaching & Mentoring
Performance People are a niche consulting company: passionate about people & dedicated to people performance. As specialists in the areas of performance, learning, communication & change, we offer a powerful range of services & solutions with which to help organisations “unlock their people potential & maximize their people performance”. We offer courses in Coaching & Mentoring, Management & Leadership and Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP). Our ELCAS number is 3015
International, Nationwide
RT Training Solutions | Rail Industry
Based in Ipswich (Suffolk), our training services have been fundamentally recognised as being pro-active, effective and, above all, technically competent. This program gives the candidate the required competencies to become a railway Signalling Installer. The training is an intensive 6 week course, filled with all the safety critical, signalling, technical and electrical knowledge needed to pursue a career within the rail industry. We are also a direct employer of rail installation and maintenance staff. All delegates who attend this training program will be given an employment interview (we can not guarantee employment).
East of England

Jobs See all

Metering Technician | Utilities
Explore a new career with us. If you like working in the outdoors, rain or shine, and have great customer service skills, then we have the job for you! We are offering a permanent contract.
Anglian Water Services Limited
The Development Initiative Ltd (TDI) | Logistics & Distribution Management and LeadershipProject Management
TDI prides itself on finding the best person for the job and building sustainable relationships with staff. Each applicant receives consideration without regard to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race or religion.
The Development Initiative Ltd (TDI)

Univeristy See all

Edinburgh Business School | Accountancy & Book Keeping
Edinburgh Business School is the Graduate School of Business of Heriot-Watt University. We have been delivering postgraduate management education to our students for over 25 years.
International
King’s College London | Cyber Security
The Defence Studies Department is at the heart of security and defence education in the United Kingdom.
South West