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Date Posted: Monday, 14 January 2019 @ 16:26
Clore Social Leadership, togetherwith the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT), and Cobseo are delighted to announcedetails of over 20 successful emerging leaders who will participate in thesecond Cobseo Emerging Leader Programme designed for the Armed Forces charitiessector and core funded by FiMT.The Cobseo Emerging LeaderProgramme is a 6-month leadership development journey aimed at emerging leadersworking in the Armed Forces charities sector. Designed...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 9 January 2019 @ 15:18
On the 24th ofJanuary 2019, the British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) events willprovide the Armed Forces Community (AFC) with a great opportunity to meet andnetwork with employers at Aldershot Garrison Sports Centre.   Events hosted by BFRSevents allow the AFC to find out about the various industry sectors, availableto them, as well as, meeting with prospective employers.At the event, members ofthe AFC will be able to find out ab...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 5 December 2018 @ 13:31
Four soldiers from 32 Engineer Regiment have received operational medals for their role on Operation Catan in Somalia.The operation saw the Regiment train troops from the UN and the African Union Mission, known as Amisom, over a six-and-a-half-month tour.  It was the first time anyone from 32 Engineer Regiment had been deployed to the country.Soldiers have received an operational medal for their role on Op Catan.​One...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 5 December 2018 @ 12:54
The oldest volunteer is 97-year-old Frank Tolley, who flew Lancaster bombers during the Second World War.When Ged King left the Tank Regiment, he struggled with the transition into life on civvy street. Eventually he trained up as a barber and opened his own successful barbers shop, but he still felt like something was missing.That's when he began to give out free haircuts to the homeless, and the Skullfades Foundation was born.“E...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 28 November 2018 @ 13:53
Military service improves a jobseeker’s chances of finding work, a major report reveals today. Eight out of ten veterans from the army, navy and Royal Air Force returning to Civvy Street find employment - a figure higher than the national average. The report, titled Veterans Work: Moving On, surveyed 1,786 UK servicemen and women who had left the military in the past ten years.Contrary to stereotypes, employment among veteran...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 28 November 2018 @ 13:26
With Christmas fast approaching the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are set to throw their support behind military personnel who will be spending the festive season away from their families. The royal couple will complete two engagements during the first week of December, including a Christmas party for families and children of personnel from RAF Coningsby and RAF Marham who are serving in Cyprus Kensington Palace said...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 14 August 2018 @ 14:40
The Behavioural Insights Team are looking to speak to families of Veterans who have recently left the Armed Forces in the last 5 years. What is the research about?The purpose of this research is to better our understanding of how families experience transition out of the Armed Services. This will explore any obstacles they face, how they access support and any recommendations they may have.What is being asked of me?We would like to interview...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 29 May 2018 @ 14:53
Securitas UK was among attenders at the British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) careers fair in Aldershot, on Thursday, May 24. Over 60 companies were there, including Royal Mail, Fujitsu, XPO Logistics and DHL.BFRS is a Community Interest Company (CIC), a social enterprise created in 2009. It hosts career fairs across the country. In February 2018, Securitas signed The Armed Forces Covenant, as a show of support for service leavers look...
Date Posted: Thursday, 5 April 2018 @ 13:56
The 2018 Commonwealth Games are underway on Australia's Gold Coast.14 serving athletes or veterans will be going for glory, with all four of the home nations represented.Army boxing star Alanna Nihell, the sole forces boxer competing, will be looking for an upgrade on the bronze she won at the Glasgow Games four years ago.The lance corporal has the honour of being the Northern Ireland women's team captain.​​​ Troops will be aiming for p...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 23 January 2018 @ 07:44
2018 is full of promises for those leaving the Armed Forces, as unemployment remains at a four-decade low. British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) National Employment & Careers Fair, returns to Aldershot on the 25th January 2018.  Over 75 companies will attend the event, with one thing in common… to gain access to some of the UKs best talent.  *The figures, released by the Office for National Statistics, show th...