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Date Posted: Tuesday, 29 August 2017 @ 09:57
Just like awild west GOLD/SILVER rush, companies are pitching up to British ForcesResettlement Services (BFRS) NationalEmployment & Careers Fair @ Tidworth Garrison.  Companies are expected to hit the jackpot, ashundreds of delegates from the military are expected to attend on the day. Up to 85,000 personnel that are expected to leave the forces by 2021.  Two thirds of employers are expected toexperience deficits in soft skills...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 23 August 2017 @ 13:56
Graeme came on our LifeWorks course after he was medically discharged from the Royal Navy. Last year he took on a #BeBraveWithMe challenge to raise funds to support Britain's Bravest, climbing the O2 with Major Heather Stanning and a number of other veterans who had been supported by RBLI.Now, he's taking on his next challenge and sailing his steam boat down the Thames from Oxford to Erith over a weekend. The challenge aims to raise awareness of ...
Date Posted: Monday, 21 August 2017 @ 13:30
LiverpoolCity Council has launched its own advice and support website for personnelleaving the Armed Forces.Thesite – www.serviceleaversliverpool.co.uk – has been developedas part of the council’s responsibility under the Armed Forces Covenant and hasbeen driven by the local authority’s Making it Happen Group for Armed ForcesCommunitiesProgress achieved by thecity, which includes hosting this year’s Armed F...
Date Posted: Friday, 21 July 2017 @ 09:54
A Nuneaton-based social enterprise is smoothing the way for business to benefit from the vast range of skills held by former military personnel.Last year more than 15,000 people left the armed forces - collectively making a huge array of skills and expertise newly-available to the job market.But for some ex-members of the forces, despite them being well-equipped to offer much to potential employers, the process of readjusting to civilian life aft...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 19 July 2017 @ 13:19
Research, based from the Office for National Statistics' (ONS) labour market surveys, calculated the direct and indirect contribution of up to 85,000 personnel that are expected to leave the forces by 2021.Barclays said more than one in five (22%) service leavers will face employment challenges, with businesses overlooking ex-military candidates and their valuable skills during the recruitment process.Conservative MP Johnny Mercer, who serve...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 4 July 2017 @ 08:11
British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) are staging their thirdNational Employment & Careers Fair of 2017 for the Armed Forces Community(AFC) in the East Midlands on Thursday 6th July, sponsored by BAE Systems.As a Social Enterprise, BFRSprovide services to tackle social problems, improve Armed Forces Communitiesand people’s life chances.  Key to thisis knowing that military resettlement is more than just the brief time whenlea...
Date Posted: Thursday, 4 May 2017 @ 08:12
This year, military charity the Army Families Federation (AFF) is celebrating 35 years of support for Army families. Since its inception as the Federation of Army Wives Clubs back in 1982, AFF has evolved into a worldwide charity, working on behalf of all Army families – Regular and Reserve, wherever they are based, whatever their family make-up.Facing challenge togetherThe charity has supported numerous families both through times of ...
Date Posted: Thursday, 12 January 2017 @ 10:23
In 2016, the UK’s unemploymentrates reached an eleven-year,1 thework British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) delivers, ensures those thathave served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, i.e: Service Leavers, the ReserveForces and their families are not forgotten in their next career steps, whichmeans BFRS are contributing to this fall.BFRS are staging their firstNational Employment & Careers Fair of 2017 in Aldershot, bringing Indus...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 22 November 2016 @ 13:47
British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) is a Social Enterprisecreated for the Armed Forces Community (AFC). Our overall purpose is to providean all embracing, easy to access focal point where, in brief, the AFC and thecommercial world can engage. As well as our online services, we do this throughJob & Career Fairs held around the country, and these are a great way to seethis in action. On Thursday24thNovember, BFRS are hosting a Job ...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 7 September 2016 @ 11:40
British Forces Resettlement Services(BFRS) has declared its support for The Royal British Legion andPoppyScotland’s ‘Count Them In’ campaign, which calls for questions on theArmed Forces community to be included in the next UK Census. It is estimated that there are currentlybetween 6.5 million and 6.7 million members of the Armed Forces community living in the UK, representing about atenth of the population. However, little...