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The perfect fit for Forces families
The perfect fit for Forces families
ARTICLES
Recruit for Spouses is an independent social enterprise that is dedicated to supporting, championing and finding gainful employment for spouses and partners of members of our Armed Forces – and getting talent back into the workforce
Britain’s military veterans need better backing to become entrepreneurs
Britain’s military veterans need better backing to become entrepreneurs
NEWS
The entrepreneurial and workplace talent of Britain’s military veterans isn’t being fully realised, according to a new report from the Federation of Small Businesses, which calls for a better connection between Service leavers and the small business community …
Circular economy firm offers career path to veterans
Circular economy firm offers career path to veterans
NEWS
EFT Consult, a Swansea-based company that specialises in cutting-edge and innovative technologies in relation to the design and consultancy of the built environment, and the implementation of the principles of the circular economy, has partnered with the British Training Board to help 100 veterans and Service leavers to gain skills and work opportunities beyond the Armed Forces.
Disney RM’s charity fitness challenges: latest news!
Disney RM’s charity fitness challenges: latest news!
NEWS
Matthew Disney’s fourth of seven charity fitness challenges in 2019 saw him undertake his biggest challenge yet. On 18 June he embarked on an extreme expedition carrying his 26kg 2.5m unbalanced Concept2 rowing machine 700km in three countries via Britain’s three national peaks to then row the height of each at the summit and finish at the Commando Memorial, having gained more than 25,000ft in elevation during the challenge.
Jane Fryatt
Jane Fryatt
CASE STUDY
Meet the military spouse getting ahead in HR
Happy in your own company?
Happy in your own company?
ARTICLES
Of all the challenges you’ll face in starting your own business, loneliness may be the hardest to cope with, says Steve Bulleyment, director of Lincolnshire-based specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man and Quest’s self-employment guru
Street food start-ups
Street food start-ups
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As a nation, we are big foodies. Whether we are gorging on TV shows like MasterChef or The Great British Bake Off, or queuing up to try the new healthy juice bar in town, everyone wants good food and they want it now. But street food is not only a huge hit among customers looking for a more fun and convenient way of dining, it is also a great way for budding chefs to take the leap into entrepreneurship …
Educating young people about WW2 through real-time documentary series
Educating young people about WW2 through real-time documentary series
NEWS
To mark the 80th anniversary of the start of the Second World War a dedicated team of historians and documentary film-makers are creating the most extensive documentation of the war ever seen.
Salisbury Based Company Steps up to the Mark with the Delivery of the Mental Health First Aid Course
Salisbury Based Company Steps up to the Mark with the Delivery of the Mental Health First Aid Course
NEWS
Dorset Health and Safety Limited, an ELCAS approved training provider based in Wiltshire continues to have growing success after the delivery of the Mental Health First Aid Course, sponsored and Accredited by Mental Health England.
Alastair Allison MSc, CISM SIRM
Alastair Allison MSc, CISM SIRM
CASE STUDY
Alastair Allison MSc, CISM SIRM, Director of Enterprise Risk, Bupa Insurance Ltd and Bupa Insurance Services Limited

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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.
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