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Armed Forces fundraisers take on charity challenge in electric MG
Armed Forces fundraisers take on charity challenge in electric MG
NEWS
MG Motor UK is proudly supporting three fundraisers in their mission to complete an epic 3,400-mile electric car marathon in MG’s all-electric ZS EV. The drive will help to raise money for forces charity Walking With The Wounded.
SSAFA in Scotland celebrates Christmas with reception at Scottish Parliament
SSAFA in Scotland celebrates Christmas with reception at Scottish Parliament
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SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity celebrated the festive season with a reception at Holyrood on 17 December, hosted by Convenor of the Cross Party Group for Armed Forces and Veterans Community Maurice Corry MSP, and attended by SSAFA staff and volunteers from across Scotland, SSAFA’s Controller, Lt General Sir Andrew Gregory and Scottish Veterans Minister, Graeme Dey.
RAF charities bring festive cheer to serving personnel
RAF charities bring festive cheer to serving personnel
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Hundreds of RAF personnel serving away from their families over the Christmas period were helped by military charities to celebrate together to combat loneliness. The Royal Air Forces Association and the RAF Benevolent Fund – two charities that support the well-being of RAF veterans, serving personnel and their dependants – organised festive extras at UK RAF stations to help combat social isolation. All serving RAF personnel on active duty in the UK on Christmas Day received treats paid for by the charities, including ‘enhanced’ Christmas lunches, plus a choice of entertainment vouchers.
Elbit Systems UK sponsors epic charity row in aid of PTSD and Parkinson’s disease
Elbit Systems UK sponsors epic charity row in aid of PTSD and Parkinson’s disease
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Elbit Systems UK has been officially named as a Silver Sponsor of Monkey Fist Adventures’ Brain Waves Challenge – a crew of four who will be rowing the Atlantic and Indian Oceans starting in January. It will also be supplying the team with its operationally proven emergency personal locator beacons (EPLBs), which are in use with several Armed Forces, including the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy.
Spouses – don’t just sit there!
Spouses – don’t just sit there!
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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
Chamber Military Network launched
Chamber Military Network launched
NEWS
The Black Country Chamber of Commerce has announced a national programme of support for the Armed Forces Covenant.
Considering a career in cyber security? This salary survey is essential reading!
Considering a career in cyber security? This salary survey is essential reading!
NEWS
The Acumin Salary Survey 2019/2020 is the definitive salary index for cyber security professionals …
Winners of Women in Defence UK Awards 2019 announced
Winners of Women in Defence UK Awards 2019 announced
NEWS
The winners of the Women in Defence UK Awards were recently announced at a ceremony attended by guests from across the defence enterprise. Air Marshal Sue Gray presented the awards at a ceremony at the Guildhall, London, to the winners of each of the 10 categories and an overall award for Woman of the Year. This year – the awards’ fourth – more than 470 nominations were received from across the defence community, including the Armed Forces, MoD civil service, GCHQ, MI5, defence industry and the defence third sector.
CTP Employment Fairs
CTP Employment Fairs
NEWS
CTP Employment Fairs offer a fantastic networking opportunity, whether you’re ready to apply for live jobs or simply researching the market
Free online counter-terrorism training
Free online counter-terrorism training
NEWS
Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence holders can now access free online counter-terrorism training from the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO), which has created special password-protected access for the security industry. This means that everyone – from frontline operatives to managers and directors – can access up-to-date counter-terrorism guidance free of charge.

Training See all

The Surveillance Group Ltd | Photography
The Surveillance Group provides an unrivaled level of expertise in the world of specialist surveillance. Our teams of investigators are among the most highly qualified in the industry, and deliver the information demanded by our corporate clients with the utmost reliability.
West Midlands
The Management Development Network (MDN) | Coaching & Mentoring
MDN delivers bespoke qualification programmes in Management & Leadership and Coaching & Mentoring via distance learning for all levels of skills and abilities, from Team Leaders at Level 2 up to Strategic Managers at Level 7. The qualifications are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and help to translate workplace experience into recognisable qualifications that are known and valued by employers. We work on a 1:1 basis, supporting learners in making the most of their previous experience and translating this into current learning via a distance learning programme. For the more experienced managers we also offer the prestigious CMI Award of “Chartered Manager” (CMgr).
International, Nationwide

Jobs See all

PART TIME ENGINEERING OFFICE COORDINATOR (25H/W) | Engineering - MechanicalHospitality
This luxury hotel, situated on a super prime location in the heart of Mayfair on Grosvenor Square, will offer 257 luxuriously appointed guest rooms as well as 51 highly-curated and beautifully designed suites, which will reflect the property's origin as a sophisticated and elegant London private residence. The Biltmore, Mayfair will boast new culinary concepts headed by internationally-renowned chefs, an all-year round alfresco terrace, an exclusive cocktail bar and a large gymtech fitness suite. In addition, the hotel will showcase an impressive 500 sqm ballroom and various smaller function suites up to 100 guests.
Hilton
Serco | Aviation
Aircraft Avionic Technicians
Serco

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Leeds Beckett University | Computing & IT
Leeds Beckett University provides degree and post graduate learning in many subject areas and most courses offer both full-time and part-time routes of study.
North West
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