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SSAFA expands mentoring service nationwide, providing support to all service leavers. SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity is now rolling out their Mentoring Service to all members of the Armed Forces to assist with their transition period. Mentees reported a 35% […]

On The Road with Morson FORCES

Armed with a brand-new van, an ex-forces veteran and a team of highly experienced recruiters, the Morson Forces recruitment roadshow travels to dozens of destinations across the UK every year. From being a staple at the larger recruitment fairs like the Career […]

Veterans face negative stereotypes when applying for jobs

Forces in Mind Trust’s recent research reveals nearly one fifth (18%) of UK organizations are unlikely to consider hiring veterans due to negative perceptions of their time spent in the Armed Forces. And female veterans face a ‘double whammy’ of […]

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 […]


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 […]

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