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Date Posted: Friday, 17 November 2017 @ 11:37
AdmiralSir Jonathon Band attended the Portsmouth remembrance parade, said “there hasnever been a more important time for the country to rally behind its military personnel”* Andhundreds of companies keep on signing the Armed Forces Covenant, a promise from the Nation that thosewho serve or have served, and their families, are treated fairly.OnThursday 23rd November, BFRS are hosting a Job & Careers Fair atthe Catterick Leisur...
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: 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, 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: Thursday, 1 September 2016 @ 13:29
On Thursday 15th September, BFRS are hosting a Jobs &Careers Fair at TidworthLeisure Centre, sponsoredby Bristol Management Centre. Theevent is aimed at Service Leavers, the Reserve Forces, Veterans, MOD employees,as well as their partners and families. Tedworth House, one of five Military Recovery Centres for Servicepersonnel who are wounded, injured and sick, have also been invited to bringthose ready to make the sometimes daunting tra...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 24 August 2016 @ 12:40
 Are you a former Service man or woman, a reservist ormilitary spouse looking for work in Scotland? Would you like the chance toengage with Scottish employers interested in hiring former Service men andwomen – without the hassle of leaving your home? If the answer is YES, then why not take part in an OnlineJob Fair designed to bring together jobseekers and employers in Scotland, in a careers fair environment?Whenis the Online...
Date Posted: Friday, 8 July 2016 @ 09:16
British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) are coming toGrantham, bringing Industry and the Armed Forces Community (AFC) together toprovide future career opportunities. This is due to the growing need to help industry expandand fill the genuine skill gaps and shortages that are now being experienced.An analysis from the CBI/ Pearson education reported “More than half ofbusinesses UK-wide fear they will not be able to recruit enou...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 14 June 2016 @ 14:15
On Thursday 23rd June, BFRS are hosting an Industry SpecificCareers day for the Engineering & Construction sectors which is beingstaged at the London Metropolitan University, Holloway Road, London. British ForcesResettlement Services (BFRS) is a Social Enterprise focused on helping theArmed Forces Community through their transition to civilian life and beyond,who under the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS)have been ...
Date Posted: Friday, 29 April 2016 @ 12:10
British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) are coming backto Oxford, 2 years after staging a Career Event in the City which attractedover 350 attendee's, amongst these were over 100 personnel from 23 PioneerRegiment prior to their disbandment. This is due to the growing need to helpindustry with their economic growth, expand and fill the genuine skill gaps andshortages that are now being experienced. An analysis from the CBI/ Pearsoned...
Date Posted: Monday, 14 March 2016 @ 12:57
The North Yorkshire Military Community Careers event by the BritishForces Resettlement Services (BFRS) will be returning to the Catterick LeisureCentre on Thursday 17th March 2016. From 0930 – 1400hrs they will be joined by a wide range of employers,trainers, support and advice services at the Catterick Leisure Centre to meetwith personnel from the Armed Forces Community. This includes service leavers,reserve forces, veterans, families and ...
Date Posted: Friday, 15 January 2016 @ 12:03
The storms over Christmas and the New Year have shown notonly the resilience of communities, but also the adaptability of the emergencyservices, which have included the Armed Forces again. Many would have had togive up their Christmas with family and friends, just like those they helped,but for some, it was also in their transition of leaving the Armed Forces. There are times when theheadlines can be so negative towards the Armed Forces...
Date Posted: Thursday, 19 November 2015 @ 15:28
 As most of us know, moderntechnology allows us to check websites whether we are on the train, walking orin front of the TV. Mobile phones and tablets with their smaller screen sizesmake it difficult to view a conventional website which fits onto a computermonitor. Research shows that over 45% ofvisitors to the BFRS website are using mobile devices and they have upgradedtheir website to use “responsive” technology, which automati...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 24 June 2015 @ 08:58
On Thursday 2nd July, BFRS are hosting a CareersEvent at the Hatherley Manor Hotel, Gloucester. The event is aimed atService Leavers, the Reserve Forces, Veterans, MOD employees, as well as theirpartners and families. This is an opportunity for thoseattending to meet national and regional employers, trainingproviders and support services and discuss their transition or next career movein person. More than 300 people are expected toattend on the d...
Date Posted: Friday, 8 May 2015 @ 08:59
BritishForces Resettlement Services (BFRS) is a Social Enterprise focused on helpingthe Armed Forces Community through their transition to civilian life and beyond.This is done by working with employers and training providers who understandthe skills and requirement of this group, as well as support and adviceservices specialising in this transition. As well as our online services, we dothis through Career Events held around the country, and thes...