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Soldiering On Awards 2020: 10th anniversary finalists announced
Soldiering On Awards 2020: 10th anniversary finalists announced
NEWS
QUEST is delighted to share news of the finalists in each category of the 2020 Soldiering On Awards, celebrating the very best of the Armed Forces community
A force for good
A force for good
COVER STORY
Thanks to additional funding received in 2019, Scotty’s Little Soldiers is now able to provide an extra layer of personal support for bereaved British Forces children
Triple success for former soldier
Triple success for former soldier
NEWS
It was a triple celebration for one former soldier as he scooped a prestigious award, passed his RYA Yachtmaster assessment and got engaged on the same day.
Tickets on sale now for Albert Hall VE Day 75 celebration
Tickets on sale now for Albert Hall VE Day 75 celebration
NEWS
A Concert of Commemoration and Celebration, featuring the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and other very special guests, will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on May Bank Holiday, Friday 8 May 2020, as the country reflects on this significant anniversary.
Armed Forces fundraisers take on charity challenge in electric MG
Armed Forces fundraisers take on charity challenge in electric MG
NEWS
MG Motor UK is proudly supporting three fundraisers in their mission to complete an epic 3,400-mile electric car marathon in MG’s all-electric ZS EV. The drive will help to raise money for forces charity Walking With The Wounded.
Get on course to a smoother transition
Get on course to a smoother transition
ARTICLES
Your time in the Forces is likely to have been an all-consuming career experience. Despite that, you may yet have many years ahead of you in the workplace, which means it’s important to make the most of the resettlement options open to you. This five-step guide will help you to plan …
Career Coach: your first step on the path to a new job?
Career Coach: your first step on the path to a new job?
ARTICLES
Most adults returning to study choose programmes based on their career goals. Now, for the first time, Career Coach helps users search for Access to Higher Education Diplomas linked to their chosen careers, highlighting the skills and knowledge needed to enter particular job roles and industries
SSAFA in Scotland celebrates Christmas with reception at Scottish Parliament
SSAFA in Scotland celebrates Christmas with reception at Scottish Parliament
NEWS
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity celebrated the festive season with a reception at Holyrood on 17 December, hosted by Convenor of the Cross Party Group for Armed Forces and Veterans Community Maurice Corry MSP, and attended by SSAFA staff and volunteers from across Scotland, SSAFA’s Controller, Lt General Sir Andrew Gregory and Scottish Veterans Minister, Graeme Dey.
RAF charities bring festive cheer to serving personnel
RAF charities bring festive cheer to serving personnel
NEWS
Hundreds of RAF personnel serving away from their families over the Christmas period were helped by military charities to celebrate together to combat loneliness. The Royal Air Forces Association and the RAF Benevolent Fund – two charities that support the well-being of RAF veterans, serving personnel and their dependants – organised festive extras at UK RAF stations to help combat social isolation. All serving RAF personnel on active duty in the UK on Christmas Day received treats paid for by the charities, including ‘enhanced’ Christmas lunches, plus a choice of entertainment vouchers.
Elbit Systems UK sponsors epic charity row in aid of PTSD and Parkinson’s disease
Elbit Systems UK sponsors epic charity row in aid of PTSD and Parkinson’s disease
NEWS
Elbit Systems UK has been officially named as a Silver Sponsor of Monkey Fist Adventures’ Brain Waves Challenge – a crew of four who will be rowing the Atlantic and Indian Oceans starting in January. It will also be supplying the team with its operationally proven emergency personal locator beacons (EPLBs), which are in use with several Armed Forces, including the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy.

Training See all

Study Active | Distance Learning
Study Active is an ELCAS approved provider who pride themselves in empowering service leavers to transform their careers so they can take up an employed or self-employed position as a Personal Trainer.
East of England, South East
Technique Learning Solutions | Building - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Top quality training in Electrical, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and PLC training? Must be Technique!
Nationwide

Jobs See all

Serco | Aviation
Aircraft Avionic Technicians
Serco
Mid Level Java Developer | Computing & IT
We are looking for a focus purely on Java skills - we need to make sure they have commercial experience and evidence of what they have done in their previous role.

Univeristy See all

Edinburgh Napier University | Distance Learning
Edinburgh Napier University can equip both Undergraduate and Post Graduate students for success in an increasingly competitive job market.
International
Wiltshire College & University Centre | Health & Safety
Wiltshire College and University Centre has a long association with the military and is a proud supporter of the Armed Forces Covenant.
South West