British Forces Resettlement Services

News Articles: July 2017

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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...