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Forces Pension Society: Does Aggregation Matter?

Some of you will have left the Armed Forces, re-joining a year or so later. If you left with a preserved pension (PP) it is not affected by the pension rules in place for any new service unless you elect […]

KIER: Let’s shape your world together

Kier Highways is recruiting for highways maintenance operatives across the UK. Kier is a leading property, residential, construction and services group which invests in, builds, maintains and renews the places where we work, live and play. We operate across a […]

The Ministry of Defence has announced the 2017 Gold Award winners

About the ERS Awards The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) publicly recognises the efforts of employers who have signed the Armed Forces Covenant to support those who serve or have served the country and their families. Forms of support include […]

Oxademy Business School

VFS Edu Support Services partners with Oxademy to launch world’s first  ‘AI-based’ online learning programmes for students   LONDON, Wednesday 19 July 2017: VFS Edu Support Services Pvt. Ltd, the education services arm of VFS Global, today announced a partnership […]

Ex-soldier finds structure and success with Snap-on

As a child, Steve Murray wanted just one thing: to be a soldier. Despite a rocky academic start, Steve achieved just that and spent 12 years literally living his dream. With the birth of his first daughter, Steve took the […]

How 20 years in the RAF ignited an entrepreneurial spark!

John Davison enjoyed his career in the RAF spanning two decades, constantly learning new things and updating skills. After another 20 years of running his father’s business, he found out what it was like to be a true entrepreneur when […]

SSAFA named as Easy Resettlement Charity Partner of the Year 2018

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity provides lifelong support to our Armed Forces, veterans and their families in times of need. We began our work in 1885, making us the oldest tri-service, military charity running in the UK. This year alone, […]

Finding your feet after leaving the Forces

The transition into civilian life after leaving the Forces can be difficult. Maritime Transport Ltd, one of the UKs largest container hauliers, has been working with service leavers over the past three years to ensure they have the support, the […]

Training and Job Placements in the UK

Earlier this year Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched AWS re:Start, a training and job placement programme, designed to educate young adults, military veterans, members of the military reserve, those leaving the Armed Forces, and service spouses on the latest software […]

Aspire Defence Capital Works: Help Royal Engineers Gain Civilian Construction Experience

Students from the Royal Engineers (RE) have gained valuable first-hand construction management experience with Aspire Defence Capital Works (ADCW), enabling future RE support of military operations and training exercises worldwide. Sgts Anton Bakeberg, Alex Hunter and Robert Stephenson were hosted […]

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