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Building Heroes

January will see the first cohort of veterans starting out on an Engineering Pathway at Colchester Institute’s Harwich Campus. Building Heroes, a Charity set up in 2014, provide training, mentoring and personal support to enable veterans, service leavers and the […]

Forces Help to Buy scheme extended for a further three years

A government scheme to help military personnel get on the housing ladder has been extended until the end of 2022, the Defence Secretary has announced. The Forces Help to Buy scheme has lent over £280 million to over 18,000 armed […]

University of Bristol pledges its support for ex-service veterans

Armed forces veterans will be offered free legal support thanks to an innovative new scheme from the University of Bristol as part of its commitment to those in the military and their families. Students from the University’s Law School will […]

Partnering with the Armed Forces

Atkins has been working alongside the Armed Forces since the second world war. Here, Dave Clark, who leads the company’s Aerospace and Defence business, explains why he thinks that partnership is important for veterans and reservists who are transitioning to […]

SecureCloud+ goes for Gold

Shining example of an Armed Forces friendly employer Information and Communications Technology specialist, SecureCloud+, has received the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award.  This coveted accolade was presented to the company by Chief of The Defence Staff, General […]

Loneliness

In a recent poll, SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity revealed that nearly a quarter of service personnel are experiencing loneliness in the lead up to Christmas this year. Surprisingly, just 19 per cent of Brits surveyed realise that service personnel […]

East midlands employers awarded gold for Supporting the Armed Forces

Five organisations in the East Midlands were recently presented with their Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold award for actively demonstrating their support and advocacy for the Armed Forces community. Charnwood Borough Council, Derbyshire Community Health Service NHS […]

MBE honour caps off busy year for Morson Forces ambassador Andy Reid

Starting 2019 in hospital mentally and physically drained was not something that featured in Andy Reid’s plans… But, as he remarked publicly at the time, when you’re at rock bottom, there’s only one way you can go and that’s up. […]

Mentoring

Most service leavers thrive in civilian life. However, some may struggle if complications aren’t addressed early enough and this may lead to more drastic intervention later on. Issues that some service leavers may face are often centred around employment, housing, […]

100 employers awarded for supporting the Armed Forces

On 22 August, 100 employers were recognised by Defence Minister Ben Wallace for their outstanding support for the Armed Forces community by being awarded an Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award. They will be presented with their awards on 12 November […]

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