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Brokenshire announces funding boost for homeless Veterans
Brokenshire announces funding boost for homeless Veterans
NEWS
Veterans who have become homeless, or are at risk of homelessness, will be supported through an extra £1 million boost, the Communities Secretary, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, has announced. The money will help ensure that those who have served their country have a roof over their heads and have the support they need once leaving the Armed Forces.
Antisocial media
Antisocial media
ARTICLES
‘When you start a business, advisors will tell you to use your time to build up a presence on social media,’ says regular QUEST contributor, Steve Bulleyment, director of specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man. ‘After all, it’s free advertising. But are you ready to waste all that time? And are you ready to become public property?’ This month, Steve examines the truth about social media in business …
SSAFA announced as official main charity sponsor of Armed Forces Day 2019
SSAFA announced as official main charity sponsor of Armed Forces Day 2019
NEWS
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity has been announced as the official main charity sponsor of Armed Forces Day National Event 2019 being held in Salisbury on 29 June. Armed Forces Day is a chance to show support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community – from current serving troops to Service families, Veterans and Cadets.
Cyber studies: Jasmine Eyers
Cyber studies: Jasmine Eyers
CASE STUDY
Thanks to a partnership with IBM and the Corsham Institute, SaluteMyJob is able to offer Veterans and Reservists free training in two of IBM’s key cyber security software products – ambitious Army communications systems specialist, Jasmine Eyers, is just one of those who has already benefited
Iain Clark - ICT Technician
Iain Clark - ICT Technician
CASE STUDY
Iain Clark left the RAF in November 2017, having served 12 years, with his final role being ICT Technician in Trade Group 4 (TG4). He left in the rank of Corporal and during his Service gained an ITIL Foundation qualification.
World-renowned programmes approved for ELC funding
World-renowned programmes approved for ELC funding
NEWS
World-leading technical education provider, CNet Training, has announced ELCAS approval for its full range of programmes spanning the network cable installation and data centre sectors …
Is your family leaving the services?
Is your family leaving the services?
ARTICLES
The transition period between the point of activating your departure from the Armed Forces to handing in your military ID card on your final day can be an unsettling time for any Service leaver, but what about the impact it has on your family? Luckily Veterans’ Gateway is on hand with advice and support. Read on to find out more …
This issue marks the 20th anniversary of the launch of QUEST!
This issue marks the 20th anniversary of the launch of QUEST!
COVER STORY
When the first edition rolled off the press in spring 1999, the aim was for it to be the essential guide to funding, courses, careers and resettlement. Two decades down the line, we hope we’re staying true to that purpose.
Take charge of your transition
Take charge of your transition
ARTICLES
How can you approach your resettlement and transition journey in a successful and positive way? ‘The best and most practical advice I can offer is this: ask for help,’ says Ahmed Al-Nahhas, head of the military team at London-based law firm Bolt Burdon Kemp. And he’s here with some sound advice on how to do just that.
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.

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Performance Learning & Development Ltd (Performance People) | Coaching & Mentoring
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International, Nationwide
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

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University College of Estate Management | Construction
UCEM is the leading provider of supported online education for the Built Environment, with over 95 years’ experience of providing the highest quality learning opportunities. At any one time, we have more than 3,500 students from more than 100 countries benefiting from our qualifications taught by tutors with extensive industry experience.
International
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Yorkshire and Humber