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TechVets podcast aims to boost diversity
TechVets podcast aims to boost diversity
NEWS

TechVets, a unique not-for-profit initiative and RFEA programme dedicated to building a bridge for veterans into cyber security and the technology sector, has launched a new podcast series to help raise awareness of key issues such as diversity in industry …

Military Wives Choirs sing out for new members
Military Wives Choirs sing out for new members
NEWS

Women from across the Armed Forces community are eligible to join the Military Wives Choirs. Perhaps you or your partner would like to join them …

SIA licence training changes for 2021
SIA licence training changes for 2021
NEWS

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has announced it is making some changes to the training you need to take before you can get a front-line SIA licence …

Renowned sculptor to create new Submariner Memorial
Renowned sculptor to create new Submariner Memorial
NEWS

The Submariner Memorial Appeal has announced that prominent British sculptor Paul Day’s creation will be installed at the National Memorial Arboretum and unveiled at a ceremony attended by HRH Prince William, Commodore-in-Chief Submarines …

Further funding to fight loneliness in the Armed Forces community
Further funding to fight loneliness in the Armed Forces community
NEWS

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity has announced receipt of a further grant that will enable it to extend its ‘Keep Calm, Get Connected and Carry On’ project, which aims to combat loneliness and isolation among those most vulnerable in the Armed Forces community …

Online talk: supporting children and young people during a crisis
Online talk: supporting children and young people during a crisis
NEWS

On Saturday 6 March, SSAFA Online will present a talk on supporting children and young people during a crisis, hosted by Sara Cook and Joe Wilmot (pictured) …

NEBOSH announces raft of new qualifications for 2021
NEBOSH announces raft of new qualifications for 2021
NEWS

NEBOSH has announced that it plans to launch seven new qualifications in the early part of 2021, including a one-day well-being qualification, along with another developed jointly with the Health and Safety Executive …

Study Active signs Armed Forces Covenant
Study Active signs Armed Forces Covenant
NEWS

Study Active is the latest big-name education provider to announce that it has signed the Armed Forces Covenant, pledging to acknowledge and understand those who serve or who have served in the Armed Forces …

Working together to deliver veteran mentoring across Scotland
Working together to deliver veteran mentoring across Scotland
NEWS

Volunteering charity TimeBank has received a grant of £21,283 from the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) to work with SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, with a view to integrating its mentoring projects supporting Service leavers’ transition from military to civilian life …

BFBS TV adds Nickelodeon channels to its overseas line-up for military families
BFBS TV adds Nickelodeon channels to its overseas line-up for military families
NEWS

Children of Armed Forces families stationed overseas are now able to stream Nickelodeon, Nick Jr. and Nicktoons on BFBS TV Player …

New podcast features ABF president General Sir James Everard
New podcast features ABF president General Sir James Everard
NEWS

In the latest edition of General Talk, president of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, General Sir James Everard, talks candidly about his time in the British Army …

Who protects the protectors?
Who protects the protectors?
NEWS

West Sussex fire chief Sabrina Cohen-Hatton discusses mental health and sexism with injured veteran Josh Boggi in latest episode of the Resilience Sessions podcast …

Soldiering On Awards 2021 – nominations now open!
Soldiering On Awards 2021 – nominations now open!
NEWS

This is your opportunity to nominate an individual, group or organisation, who you think deserves national recognition for their contribution in support of the wider Armed Forces community …

CNet Training celebrates 25th anniversary
CNet Training celebrates 25th anniversary
NEWS

CNet Training has been developing and designing technical education programmes for a quarter of a century …

Make a successful transition to civvy street: a practical guide
Make a successful transition to civvy street: a practical guide
NEWS

When it comes to your resettlement, a number of organisations exist to provide support and guidance, says Hannah Swarbrick, an Associate in the Military Claims Team at specialist law firm Bolt Burdon Kemp, but pinning down the right information can seem an overwhelming task. With this is mind, she has written this article to address some of the FAQs raised by her clients …

Helpline aims to combat isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic
Helpline aims to combat isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic
NEWS

Forcesline, a free and confidential telephone helpline, email and webchat service from SSAFA, has been working hard to combat loneliness and isolation among the Armed Forces community during the pandemic …

Charity calls for community contribution
Charity calls for community contribution
NEWS

Recent research by Armed Forces charity SSAFA found that 60% of respondents wish they had done more to support others during the pandemic …

Tough times and tackling turning points
Tough times and tackling turning points
NEWS

NASA astronaut Steve Swanson recently met military veteran Jack Cummings in an inspirational episode of the Resilience Sessions podcast …

Thriving after adversity
Thriving after adversity
NEWS

The latest episode of the Resilience Sessions podcast features SAS hero and TV star Mark ‘Billy’ Billingham in conversation with Invictus Games gold winner Alex Krol

Team take on Snowdon challenge (x 3!) for Armed Forces charity
Team take on Snowdon challenge (x 3!) for Armed Forces charity
NEWS

Three men from North Wales set themselves the incredible challenge of climbing Snowdon three times in 24 hours to raise money for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity

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