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Essex man takes on London Marathon in memory of Veteran brother
Essex man takes on London Marathon in memory of Veteran brother
NEWS
Aaron Mclaughlin will be running the London Marathon in memory of his brother, Kirk Mclaughlin, a veteran who committed suicide in 2017.
Stoll welcomes MHCLG focus on homeless Veterans
Stoll welcomes MHCLG focus on homeless Veterans
NEWS
After calling for changes in the way local authorities support homeless Veterans, Stoll has welcomed new commitments from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).
A lesson in preparation
A lesson in preparation
COVER STORY
Having decided to leave the Armed Forces after 22 years’ service Carl James (Jamo) set about preparing thoroughly for his upcoming move to civvy street. So thoroughly that he began four years before he was due to leave. Music to our ears as that’s something we at Quest are very keen to encourage readers to do. Here he tells us how he did it …
Star strikers for SSAFA
Star strikers for SSAFA
NEWS
YouTube stars the F2 Freestylers are to take part in a celebrity charity football match in aid of Childline and SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity. Tickets are on sale now!
Early birds sign up now for a run with a colourful twist!
Early birds sign up now for a run with a colourful twist!
NEWS
A national military charity is giving members of the public in Cambridgeshire the chance to run a 5 km course through an RAF station while being showered with powder paints …
Scarlet Ripple ice cream launched in support of the Scarlets Appeal
Scarlet Ripple ice cream launched in support of the Scarlets Appeal
NEWS
Cream & Country, the quintessentially British ice cream brand, is launching a limited-edition Scarlet Ripple flavour at the International Food & Drink Event (IFE) running from 17 to 21 March, in support of the Royal Hospital Chelsea’s Scarlets Appeal. A donation of 5p for each ice cream pot sold will be donated to the Scarlets Appeal in order to help raise money to fund a new lighter-weight scarlet coat for the Chelsea Pensioners.
Is cyber security on your radar?
Is cyber security on your radar?
NEWS
Transitioning out of the Forces or a Veteran looking for a career change? Have you considered jobs in cyber security? If not, you should, because there is huge shortage of people with the right skills … but where do you start?
Veterans offered chance of new career in television
Veterans offered chance of new career in television
NEWS
Military Veterans will be given the chance to retrain to work in the television industry in a new ScreenSkills initiative. The training is designed to help ex-Armed Forces personnel, who are within two years of leaving the Services, identify how skills acquired in the military can be translated into behind-the-camera roles in the screen industry.
Corporal joins forces with law firm to encourage soldiers to seek help after injury
Corporal joins forces with law firm to encourage soldiers to seek help after injury
NEWS
Corporal Andy Reid has joined forces with a national law firm to encourage soldiers to seek help following injury, aiming to end the ‘man up’ culture that continues to dominate, and raising awareness around advice, support and securing financial payments.
Inspirational charity founder honoured with royal award
Inspirational charity founder honoured with royal award
NEWS
The founder of a sailing charity in Falmouth has received an award from Prince Harry for his work with injured Armed Forces personnel.

Training See all

Novadata TAB Ltd | Management and Leadership
Novadata specialises in driver training packages aimed specifically at those leaving the armed forces who wish either to transfer their military skills or seek a completely new career in transport.
South East
Dorset Health and Safety Limited | Construction
Dorset Health and Safety Limited are training company based in Salisbury and are the leading health and safety courses provider in the southwest. We pride ourselves in being able to provide an unbeatable personal service from the time of booking, throughout your training, through to course completion and beyond. We are accredited to deliver NEBOSH, IOSH and Qualsafe Award training courses and have delivered successful training to well over 1000 service personnel to date.
South West

Jobs See all

Construction Assessor/ Tutor | Training & Assessment
We are currently recruiting for a highly organised, qualified Construction Assessors to join our existing team.
Skills People Group
NHS - Step Into Health | Health Care and Nursing Medical / First Aid Paramedic Practice
The National Health Service (NHS) is one of the biggest employers in Europe and employs more than one million people in a surprising variety of jobs and apprenticeships.
NHS

Univeristy See all

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
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