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Strong foundations
Strong foundations
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Stoll is the leading provider of supported housing for Veterans. Most who leave the Armed Forces transition effectively back into civilian life, but not all. Stoll supports the most vulnerable Service leavers – like Martin – by providing them with an affordable home to rent and the support they need to lead independent lives.
Military Veterans recognised for their business achievements
Military Veterans recognised for their business achievements
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Sponsored by Quest, the British Ex-Forces in Business Awards is a new awards programme that identifies business role models for Service leavers, to support them during resettlement and promote the value of military-gained skills in the wider UK workforce. Here we check out this year’s inaugural shortlisted candidates.
On hand to help and ready to listen
On hand to help and ready to listen
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Established to be the first point of contact for support, Veterans’ Gateway is a new service that can connect Veterans, their families and their carers to organisations that can help them with a range of issues, including those related to housing, finance, mental health and employment
A change for the better
A change for the better
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Most people who leave the Armed Forces transition effectively back into civilian life, but not everyone does. Stoll – the leading provider of supported housing for Veterans – helps the most vulnerable Service leavers by providing them with an affordable home to rent and the support they need to lead independent lives.
Get ahead … get AHED
Get ahead … get AHED
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The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is designed for adults and is taken by people of all ages and backgrounds – it’s a nationally recognised qualification for people who left school with few qualifications and now want to go to higher education, with many looking to transition to a new career
Get on course to a smoother transition
Get on course to a smoother transition
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Your time in the Forces is likely to have been an all-consuming career experience. Despite that, you may yet have many years ahead of you in the workplace, which means it’s important to make the most of the resettlement options open to you. This five-step guide will help you to plan …
There’s no base like home
There’s no base like home
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Stoll is the leading provider of supported housing for Veterans. Most people who leave the Armed Forces transition effectively back into civilian life, but not everyone does. Stoll supports the most vulnerable Service leavers – like Alex – by providing them with an affordable home to rent and the support they need to lead independent lives.
The key difference
The key difference
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‘When I bump in to friends still in the Forces, or talk to customers still serving,’ says regular Quest contributor, Steve Bulleyment, director of Lincolnshire-based specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man, ‘I’m often asked how self-employment compares with being in the Forces.’ In this, the first of a new series that aims to offer a flavour of what can happen when you’re self-employed, you might find a few answers to that question …
Learn for life and make learning work for you
Learn for life and make learning work for you
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When you ask young children what they want to be when they grow up they are often very clear: ‘I’m going to be an astronaut … a princess … a doctor.’ Not all of us can realise our childhood dreams, but for some they do come true. Find out how QAA-recognised Access to HE qualifications have helped others follow their dreams and change their lives – many of whom thought higher education wasn’t really for them
Get paid – painlessly
Get paid – painlessly
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This article is for you if you’re thinking about self-employment and going it alone, says regular Quest contributor, Steve Bulleyment, director of Lincolnshire-based specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man. He’s here with more of his customary good advice – this month, very pertinently, his topic is getting paid on time

Training See all

Essential Site Skills Ltd | Construction
As an approved ELCAS accredited Training Provider, ESS are able to offer ex-Forces personnel level 3 to level 7 NVQs (National Vocational Qualifications) within the Construction and Civil trades, including NVQs in Lifting Operations, Site Supervision, and Site Management.
Nationwide
Fit Training International | Distance Learning
Here at Fit Training International we treat every trainee as an individual – working closely with both young people looking to get on to the fitness ladder, to professionals looking to up-skill their training techniques.
Nationwide

Jobs See all

Assessment Manager – Engineering Inspection Bodies | Engineering - Electrical / ElectronicManagement and Leadership
We are expanding our team of UKAS Assessment Managers to enhance our services to our growing customer base in the Engineering Inspection sector.
United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS)

Univeristy See all

Bucks New University | Distance Learning
At Bucks New University, we offer a range of specialist postgraduate and professional programmes, many of which can be studied flexibly to help fit your qualification around your professional and personal commitments.
International
The College of Osteopaths | Health Care and Nursing
Have you ever thought about working in healthcare? Have you ever considered osteopathy?
Greater London, West Midlands