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Briggs Defence gears up
Briggs Defence gears up
NEWS
After sponsoring a team in Rally for Heroes back in 2016, Briggs Defence has stepped up its support for the charity fundraiser and is a main sponsor of this year's event, which is aiming to bring in £150,000 for SSAFA.
RAF joins Tech She Can pledge
RAF joins Tech She Can pledge
NEWS
More than 50 major organisations have now signed up to the Tech She Can Charter, a commitment to take action together to increase the number of women taking up technology roles in the UK.
Forces Media Academy’s first graduates make  the grade
Forces Media Academy’s first graduates make the grade
NEWS
The inaugural intake of Service leavers and Veterans to graduate from the Forces Media Academy were recently congratulated by The Duke of York at a graduation ceremony.
JOB FAIRS
JOB FAIRS
NEWS
CTP Employment Fairs - a fantastic networking opportunity, whether you’re ready to apply for live jobs or simply researching the market
Ant Middleton Fund launched  to help Vets get back on their feet
Ant Middleton Fund launched to help Vets get back on their feet
NEWS
Ant MIddleton (pictured), star of SAS Who Dares Wins and Special Forces Veteran, has teamed up with SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, to launch the Ant Middleton Fund, to help Veterans get back on their feet as they return to civilian life.
Coach and bus travel savings for serving and former members of the Armed Forces
Coach and bus travel savings for serving and former members of the Armed Forces
NEWS
National Express offers the largest discount of its kind in the UK on its coach services (60% off travel), through the Defence Discount Service, and recently extended the discount to include group bookings, so if a serving member of the Armed Forces books discounted travel with National Express he/she can also book his/family at the full discounted rate. The discount details are as follows.
A PhD in pants!
A PhD in pants!
NEWS
A scientist at the Defence, Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is celebrating after his research into washing underpants earned him a PhD from Cranfield University.
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 1: Assess your skills
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 1: Assess your skills
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 with the advice you need to power up your job search …
Think you’re not qualified for a healthcare career? Think again!
Think you’re not qualified for a healthcare career? Think again!
ARTICLES
There are almost 410 Access to HE courses in health-related subjects and more than 200 specifically designed for progression to a degree in nursing. Each year, around 50% of Access to HE students study Diplomas in health, public services and care. Could you join them?
Gavin Jones
Gavin Jones
CASE STUDY
Gavin served for 24 years in the Royal Logistics Corps, taking part in deployments to the former Yugoslavia, Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan. His last role was as a Brigade Ordnance Warrant Officer.

Training See all

cHRysos HR Solutions Ltd | Coaching & Mentoring
cHRysos HR Solutions Ltd. specialises in the delivery of professional qualifications in Human Resources and Learning and Development.
Nationwide
Train4All Construction Academy | Building - Bricklaying
Train4All is a specialist provider of training for the construction industry. We provide a range of force resettlement programmes including short skills courses in Tiling, Plastering and Plumbing to longer courses in Property Maintenance, Bricklaying and Carpentry.
South West

Jobs See all

Trainee Recruitment Consultant | Recruitment Consultant
Nicoll Curtin Group have 10 recruitment opportunities available to start in our London office in Fenchurch Street between now and August.
Nicoll Curtin Group
LEEA - Lifting Equipment Engineers Association - Project Specialist | Teaching / Training
LEEA is a not-for-profit membership Trade Association supporting and delivering services to over 1200 members working in the lifting industry worldwide. We have been providing specialist training services to our members for over 60 years and have our own dedicated training centre in Huntingdon Cambridgeshire. In addition, we provide training at members’ premises worldwide, supplemented by our highly interactive online learning courses.
Lifting Equipment Engineers Association

Univeristy See all

University of Portsmouth | Distance Learning
Since 1991, the Learning at Work department at the University of Portsmouth has helped thousands of busy, professional people to gain a UK degree by enabling them to learn new skills and advance their careers whilst remaining at work.
International, Nationwide
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