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Ultimate Sacrifice fundraiser pays tribute to fallen heroes
Ultimate Sacrifice fundraiser pays tribute to fallen heroes
NEWS

Starting on 1 November, Brian Wood MC will pay tribute to fallen comrades by running a minimum of 26 miles a day for 25 days – an astonishing total of 635 miles – to raise money for Walking With The Wounded …

Meet the Lifetime Achievement Award finalists!
Meet the Lifetime Achievement Award finalists!
NEWS

The Soldiering On Awards team is proud to present the finalists shortlisted for this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award …

New BFBS Radio app launched – plus chance to choose new music station
New BFBS Radio app launched – plus chance to choose new music station
NEWS

BFBS has launched a new radio app, available to download for all Android and Apple devices – and, to mark the occasion, it’s giving listeners the chance to choose a new radio station, based on their favourite music genre …

Race of Remembrance: let’s go karting!
Race of Remembrance: let’s go karting!
NEWS

Mission Motorsport has teamed up with the British Automobile Racing Club (BARC) and Thruxton Kart Centre to host the inaugural Karting Race of Remembrance, a two-hour endurance race that will be paused for a poignant trackside Remembrance service – and entries are now open …

Amazon opportunity for Forces community
Amazon opportunity for Forces community
NEWS

A new partnership between X-Forces Enterprise (XFE) and Amazon aims to further expand and improve the support offered to those from the wider Armed Forces community who are looking at the next step in their career path …

Your Gold Learning Partner for health and safety training!
Your Gold Learning Partner for health and safety training!
NEWS

Dorset Health and Safety Limited is delighted to announce that it has been awarded Gold Learning Partner Status from NEBOSH – the world’s leading accreditation body for the health and safety industry …

Meet the Healthcare & Rehabilitation Award finalists!
Meet the Healthcare & Rehabilitation Award finalists!
NEWS

The Soldiering On Awards team is proud to present the finalists shortlisted for this year’s Healthcare & Rehabilitation Award …

SIA launches new counter-terrorism e-learning
SIA launches new counter-terrorism e-learning
NEWS

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has launched a new e-learning programme, Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) Security (ACT Security), for current and would-be security professionals …

Military veterans set sail on charity expedition
Military veterans set sail on charity expedition
NEWS

A team of military veterans have set sail on an ambitious sailing trip from Land’s End to John O’Groats, thanks to Cornish sailing charity Turn to Starboard

Meet the Business Scale Up Award finalists!
Meet the Business Scale Up Award finalists!
NEWS

The Soldiering On Awards team is proud to present the finalists shortlisted for this year’s Business Scale Up Award …

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 …

Former Royal Marine in new feat to raise funds for PTSD charity
Former Royal Marine in new feat to raise funds for PTSD charity
NEWS

After conquering the North Coast 500 cycle run around the most northerly coastline of Scotland in October last year, Jonathan Thomson, who is in his seventies, has set himself a new challenge …

Amazon joins RFEA’s Careers Sitrep to offer free advice to veterans
Amazon joins RFEA’s Careers Sitrep to offer free advice to veterans
NEWS

Multinational conglomerate Amazon is joining up with RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity to offer free careers advice to job-seeking veterans, as part of the charity’s latest Careers Sitrep event on 17 September …

Game on! Check your entrepreneurial skills
Game on! Check your entrepreneurial skills
NEWS

X-Forces Enterprise (XFE), the UK’s leading provider of enterprise support to the Armed Forces community, is partnering with myNexus, the entrepreneurial smart-matching service, to accelerate innovation in entrepreneurship …

Swap the Services for scaffolding and enjoy free training
Swap the Services for scaffolding and enjoy free training
NEWS

Military personnel now have another incentive to swap the Services for the scaffolding industry – free and full scaffolder training …

David’s 75 miles for 75 years
David’s 75 miles for 75 years
NEWS

Cyclist completes epic aviation route in aid of humanitarian airline …

Kayakers raise £100,000 for fellow wounded veterans
Kayakers raise £100,000 for fellow wounded veterans
NEWS

An extraordinary group of veterans has achieved a world first, becoming the first adaptive team to kayak from Land’s End to John O’Groats, raising more than £100,000 for charity …

Aerobatics at 100
Aerobatics at 100
NEWS

Fearless, award-winning airman Jack Hemmings, former RAF Squadron Leader and early pioneer of Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) – the world’s largest humanitarian airline – celebrated his 100th birthday on 10 August at the controls of an aerobatic aircraft …

Locksmiths in demand across the UK
Locksmiths in demand across the UK
NEWS

Join the UK’s largest locksmith community – a profession that gives you the luxury of being able to design your own career, choose your own hours and, most importantly, be in control of your own career pathway.

All-star line-up announced for NEBOSH’s free online conference
All-star line-up announced for NEBOSH’s free online conference
NEWS

A free-to-attend, one-day online health and safety event, with a focus on resilience, takes place on 5 October and registration is open now …

Training Courses See all

Professional Academy | Distance Learning
Professional Academy provide accredited qualifications and training in Marketing, Management, and Sales.These are ideal if you’re looking to move into a new industry and want to gain relevant knowledge, as well as boosting your CV for new employment opportunities. Everyone can gain skills and renewed confidence by studying with us, and we’re passionate about making this happen.
Nationwide
Akona Ltd | Close Protection
AKONA RAIL (NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Rail Engineering Technician Competence) / AKONA ELEARNING / AKONA EVENTS / AKONA SECURITY
North West
Keytek® Locksmith Training Academy | Locksmith
Learning a trade like locksmithing has long been a popular option for those leaving the armed forces; however with many companies offering varying standards of training choosing the right provider can be a difficult decision to make.
Nationwide, South West
Inspired2learn | Coaching & Mentoring
Are you ready to manage, lead, coach or mentor others in a new job role in ‘civvy street’?
International, Nationwide, South West
Train4All Construction Academy | Building - Bricklaying
Train4All Construction Academy was opened in 2008 to provide training for those working in or looking to enter into a career within the Construction Industry, with Mechanical Engineering and Welding coming on board with the Southwest WeldingAcademy in 2021.
South West

Latest Jobs See all

Store Person - Lock Store | Facilities Management Health & SafetyLocksmith
The Property Directorate is a customer focused organisation that exists to enable our customers to perform to their very best. We do this by providing high quality, easy to use services, and working environments that our customers want to work in, which support them to deliver their individual outputs efficiently. Our job is to manage one of the most diverse and complex estates in Government – this is hosted by the Ministry of Justice, and includes the estate of the Home Office, Prisons, Probation, MoJ HQ and Arm’s Length Bodies.
The Property Directorate
ROTALA Diamond NW & Preston (Bus) | AutomotiveEngineering - Mechanical
Looking for suitably qualified and enthusiastic staff who want to be part of our business and help us to drive the standards of bus travel up. Providing a safe clean reliable vehicle to our customers.
ROTALA Diamond Bus NW & Preston
Team Manager – Submarine Operations and Support | Maritime & Marine
Team Managers play a vital role, managing and leading teams of technical specialists through change to meet production targets, customer requirements and achieve wider organisation aims effectively. This role will directly support the Defence Customer and our national interests.
Team Manager – Submarine Operations and Support
Submarine Operations and Support (SOS) Senior Geospatial Specialist | Maritime & Marine
A unique opportunity for an Geospatial Specialist to further their experience working in a highly dynamic, operationally focussed area in support of some of the UK’s most important and strategic defence operations. Building a high level of direct engagement with Royal Navy end users this role offers a real window into a world that few outside serving armed forces personnel ever get to see.
Submarine Operations and Support (SOS) Senior Geospatial Specialist
Geospatial Specialist - Submarine Operations and Support (SOS) | Maritime & Marine
A unique opportunity for a Geospatial Specialist to benefit from working in a highly dynamic, operationally focussed area in support of some of the UK’s most important and strategic defence operations. Building a high level of direct engagement with Royal Navy end users this role offers a real window into a world that few outside serving armed forces personnel ever get to see.
Geospatial Specialist - Submarine Operations and Support (SOS)

University See all

University of Bolton | Computing & IT
You can join the 82% of former UK armed force members that find employment with the support of Greater Manchester’s No.1 university.
North West
Edinburgh Napier University | Distance Learning
Edinburgh Napier University can equip both Undergraduate and Post Graduate students for success in an increasingly competitive job market.
International
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.
Yorkshire and Humber
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
York St John University | Education
Are you ready to embrace new opportunities? To meet our world's challenges and make a real impact on the extraordinary times we live in? Then get ready to immerse yourself in a different type of place.
Yorkshire and Humber