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Jon Willis
Jon Willis
CASE STUDY
with former Corporal Jon Willis
Supporting Veterans in times of crisis
Supporting Veterans in times of crisis
ARTICLES
Veteran and Stoll resident Tina Fairbrass shares her story of how she overcame an extremely difficult time in her life
Things I wish I’d known …
Things I wish I’d known …
ARTICLES
Thinking about starting a business when you leave the Forces? Regular QUEST contributor, Steve Bulleyment, director of Lincolnshire-based specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man, takes us through the top five things he wishes he’d known before striking out on his own – in the hope they’ll help you decide if starting a business is one of your options too!
Surprise Valentine’s video for Forces loved ones
Surprise Valentine’s video for Forces loved ones
NEWS
With 11,000 members of the Armed Forces away from home this Valentine’s Day, SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity has teamed up with the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force in gathering together some ‘brave recruits’ to cover Bruno Mars’ ‘Just the way you are’ to help bring separated loved ones closer together. It’s pure cheese and very heart-warming!
The enterprise effect
The enterprise effect
COVER STORY
Since its launch, X-Forces Enterprise (XFE) – the leading organisation for enterprise in the Armed Forces community – has nurtured and guided more than 1,300 new businesses and facilitated £12.45 million in seed funding. Supporting Service leavers, spouses, Veterans, Reservists, Cadets and dependants to launch their own businesses, it exists to help the whole Armed Forces family. Here, just a few beneficiaries tell their stories …
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
Trade Skills 4U to open new Coventry electrical training centre
Trade Skills 4U to open new Coventry electrical training centre
NEWS
Market-leading electrical training provider Trade Skills 4U announces a new expansion into the Midlands as it looks to target aspiring electricians in the region …
Soldiering On Awards announce 2019 finalists
Soldiering On Awards announce 2019 finalists
NEWS
We are delighted to announce the 2019 Finalists for each category in the Soldiering On Awards, celebrating the best of the Armed Forces community. The Awards president, General the Lord Dannatt, and his vice-president, Debra Allcock-Tyler, led a distinguished panel of judges in choosing from an outstanding field of nominations, with twice as many submissions being received than the previous year.
MORGAN SINDALL CONSTRUCTION & INFRASTRUCTURE TO DELIVER £8 MILLION STATE-OF-THE-ART NAVY BASE
MORGAN SINDALL CONSTRUCTION & INFRASTRUCTURE TO DELIVER £8 MILLION STATE-OF-THE-ART NAVY BASE
NEWS
Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure has been appointed to build a new £8 million state-of-the-art head office and training facility at HMS Cambria, Cardiff Bay; the home of the Royal Naval Reserve unit in Wales.
FREE ADVICE ON SELF-EMPLOYMENT
FREE ADVICE ON SELF-EMPLOYMENT
NEWS
X-Forces Enterprise (XFE) nurtures entrepreneurial ambition in the UK Armed Forces community by supporting start-up and scale-up businesses. It provides free training to the community (Service leavers, military spouses and partners, reservists, cadets and children of Forces members) through its charity partners, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, Blind Veterans, Help for Heroes and the MoD Career Transition Partnership. Here’s the latest line-up. Interested? Find out more at the links given below …

Training See all

HZL Specialist Solutions Ltd | Close Protection
HZL take pride in their commitment to each and every learner and by achieving a professional qualification with us you will have the ability to stand out from the competition,
Yorkshire and Humber
Network Training and Resource Solutions | Health & Safety
Our state-of-the-art National Training Academy (NTA) delivers world-class training, qualifications and accreditations across multiple disciplines and industry sectors.
Yorkshire and Humber

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Hazardous Area (DSEAR) Engineer | Utilities
Water Recycling is at the heart of our operations. The key services that we are responsible for are delivered by our in-house, highly-skilled workforce.
Anglian Water Services Limited

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Keele University | Health Care and Nursing
If you are looking to expand your career, experience and skills and be able to work within the NHS? Have you ever considered a career as a Physician Associate?
West Midlands
University of Wales Trinity Saint David | Business Studies
UWTSD offers a wide range of degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level. We pride ourselves on our excellent links with industry with many courses delivering dual awards.
Wales