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Make your dream career happen
Make your dream career happen
NEWS
In his new book, former pro-cyclist turned professional adventurer, Derek Loudermilk, reveals the secrets of revolutionising your career, building relationships and staying ahead in today's competitive, fast-paced world
Army spouse’s online support platform for Forces community
Army spouse’s online support platform for Forces community
NEWS
Natalie Trezise (pictured) had spent enough time as a Services spouse – seeing families pack, move and settle down in new posts – to know that there was a very real gap in the Armed Forces community for a localised information service that families could tap in to when moving into new communities.
Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund celebrates 20 years of supporting the Armed Forces community
Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund celebrates 20 years of supporting the Armed Forces community
NEWS
Over the course of a 20-year partnership with SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund has donated more than £1.4 million through welfare grants.
Go wild for Rival Survival Challenge in aid of charity
Go wild for Rival Survival Challenge in aid of charity
NEWS
Are you ready to put your survival skills to the test and survive for 48 hours in a mystery outdoor location for charity?
Amey reaches £200,000 fundraising milestone for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity
Amey reaches £200,000 fundraising milestone for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity
NEWS
In 2016, Amey entered into a charity partnership with SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, chosen because it encompasses all three Services. It made a huge commitment to raise £250,000 within the five years of its contracts and wondered if it had set its sights too high but passed the £200,000 mark with its fundraising well ahead of time.
Learning for life Making learning work for you
Learning for life Making learning work for you
ARTICLES
Speaking at the World Education Conference in January 2019, the English Education Minister, Damian Hinds MP, [1] said: ‘It’s not only that a good education helps you find skilled, rewarding work. It’s that everyone should have a chance to discover the joy that comes through learning.’ Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma students know from personal experience the joy of learning and the important role it plays in their personal development.
Halfords Group signs Armed Forces Covenant
Halfords Group signs Armed Forces Covenant
NEWS
Halfords Retail and Autocentres pledge to support career opportunities for Service leavers …
Health and safety boring? Far from it mate!
Health and safety boring? Far from it mate!
CASE STUDY
Mark Stevens – The Building Safety Group
TSG offers new pathway to a career in covert surveillance
TSG offers new pathway to a career in covert surveillance
NEWS
The Surveillance Group (TSG) recently announced the launch of its brand new training course and qualification, IQ Level 4 Certificate in Covert Surveillance Operations. The UK’s leading operational covert surveillance provider, TSG has a wealth of experience in the operational aspects of surveillance. Being committed to practising what it preaches, the company, unlike many training-only providers, regularly employs top candidates successfully completing its courses and, as a result, more than 95% of its operational workforce are ex-military.
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 3: No offer? No problem!
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 3: No offer? No problem!
ARTICLES
Want to find your ideal job? Need to be able to prepare an excellent CV, answer tough interview questions and impress prospective employers? Lynn Williams, author of Ultimate Job Search, is on hand some more useful advice to power up your job search …

Training See all

The National Extension College | Distance Learning
NEC has a long and successful history of helping forces personnel to develop their careers. With flexible start and finish times, distance learning is ideal for people serving in the armed forces. Your course is available 24/7 and you can access it wherever you are and whenever you like. You study at your own pace and fit your learning in around the rest of your life.
International
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

Jobs See all

Business Owner - Lockforce Locksmith Technician | Franchising
Lockforce is a young company that prides itself as being part of a much larger umbrella organisation – The Forces Group, incompassing Pestforce and Washforce. We have a network of over 100 Franchisee’s.
Lockforce UK Ltd
Vehicle and Plant Technician | Motor IndustryUtilitiesVehicle Maintenance
We are doing much more than supplying crucial water and water recycling services, we are developing new and sustainable ways of working, and challenging the way people think about water through our Love Every Drop campaign. Help us to deliver our message and embrace the challenges that we face, as we ensure Anglian Water is a water company fit for the future.
Anglian Water Services Limited

Univeristy See all

Royal Agricultural University | Land Based Industries
The Universty is a publicly funded Higher Education University with degree awarding status providing a wide range of courses at all levels Certificate, diploma, Foundation, Undergraduate, Postgraduate both taught, MSc and MBA and Research PhD in a large number of specialist options
South West
University of Hull | Health & Safety
Founded in 1927, the University of Hull has been changing the way people think for 90 years. As England’s 14th-oldest university, we have a proud heritage of academic excellence, and a history of creating and inspiring life-changing research.
Yorkshire and Humber