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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: Friday, 24 June 2016 @ 14:29
Having a military background can often be viewed by employers as a negative. But that is not the case for Ainscough Crane Hire which actively recruits from this pool of talent.On the eve of National Armed Forces Day(Saturday 25th June) we talk to Amanda Hesketh, resourcing and retention manager, to find out why former servicemen and women are such a prized asset for the business.“One of the many issues facing service personnel when the...
Date Posted: Monday, 23 November 2015 @ 11:04
We are thrilled to announce that Distance Learning College havebeen awarded with Pathfinder magazine’s Resettlement Award for Best AcademicCourse Provider Catering for Service Leavers.The inaugural awards ceremony acknowledges those  offering top quality support to serviceleavers including: advice, re-training and employment as well as celebratingthe achievements of service leavers transitioning into civilian life.DLC recognise the dif...
Date Posted: Monday, 2 November 2015 @ 09:18
BAE Systems plc and Reaction Engines Limited (‘Reaction Engines’) today announced a strategic investment by BAE Systems and a working collaboration to accelerate Reaction Engines’ development of SABRE™ – a new aerospace engine class that combines both jet and rocket technologies with the potential to revolutionise hypersonic flight and the economics of space access.Under the terms of the agreement, BAE Systems will i...
Date Posted: Friday, 30 October 2015 @ 08:43
The Corsham business founded and run by military spouses helps employers tap into the resources of the military community by highlighting job opportunities which are useful to partners of service personnel and will be suited to their lifestyles.Now Recruit for Spouses will be highlighting careers with Wiltshire Council on a local, national and international level including families in Germany which are moving to Wiltshire as part of the Army Basi...
Date Posted: Friday, 16 October 2015 @ 13:02
Corporate Risk Systems (CRS) are pleased to announce that TwoService Leavers have won two out of three of their Annual awards.CRS like to recognise all the hard work their delegates putinto trying  to pass their Health &Safety Training courses and present annual awards for the delegate who has achieved the highest marks inboth written and practical and who has shown the most determination against allthe odds. On Wednesday 21st Octob...
Date Posted: Thursday, 8 October 2015 @ 10:35
Name: Jack KinnearJob title: Recruitment ConsultantRank and Regiment: WO2 Royal Electrical and Mechanical EngineersWhat did you do in the Military?Completed 22 Years as a vehicle mechanic attached to various regiments in operational and peace-time locations throughout the world. Worked on all military vehicles from motorcycle to challenger tank and everything in between. Also completed 30ears in army recruiting, running the 3 offic...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 29 September 2015 @ 12:22
AFF is very excited and proudto announce the release of its first promotional short film as part of theirdrive to expand their reach and their message. The film, created by InspiredFilms, was the idea of AFF Communications Director Beth Spencer who, togetherwith AFF staff, developed a powerful and at times thought-provoking script toentice even more families to approach AFF; as well as help build new corporateand local authority contacts.&nb...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 22 September 2015 @ 14:52
The Army Families Federation(AFF) is to host a roadshow with a twist this October and you’re invited to popalong.The Catterick roadshow takesplace on 8 October, 10am to 2pm, at St Aidan’s Church Hall, Catterick garrison. Celebrating spouses AFF put a shout out on socialmedia for talented spouses with a passion for business, and have chosen a greatselection of small business stalls for the event – perfect for a spot of ...
Date Posted: Thursday, 6 August 2015 @ 10:55
FDM Ex-Forces Consultant, Nicholas Insall, shares his personal journey which has led to his current exciting placement as an FDM Business Analyst at UBS located in central London. Nicholas is one of many ex-Forces personnel who have transferable skills enabling them to succeed in the commercial world.“I initially joined FDM through the FDM Ex-Forces Programme, having spent over eight years in the Army and a further year running my own ...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 16 June 2015 @ 10:34
FDM Group, leading employerand global professional services provider with a focus on IT, has beenrecognized by Military Times in the Best for Vets: Employers 2015 rankings, forthe second year running. Employers were evaluated with a focus on culture andpolicies that cater to military veterans when scored for the sixth annual Bestfor Vets: Employers survey, a highly respected, nearly 90-questionanalysis of a company’s efforts to connect...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 2 June 2015 @ 08:32
A former sergeant in the British Army is realising hisambition to become a highly qualified welding inspector thanks to industrytraining from TWI.Stephen Norrish, who served in the military for 22 years, hasjust passed his European Welding Federation/International Institute of Weldingand (EWF/IIW) International Welding Specialist Diploma, and already has his eyeon achieving the next level of qualification in 2015.Stephen joined the Royal Electric...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 14 October 2014 @ 09:08
CaptainIan (Dave) Morrin who is currently serving in the British Army and stationed atColchester Garrison beat off some fierce competition to win the ‘NVQ Student ofthe Year Award 2014’. The award given to the Student who has achieved thequalification against all odds and is awarded annually by Health & SafetyTraining provider Corporate Risk Systems Ltd (CRS), based in Burton on Trent,Staffs. TheCity & Guilds NVQ Level 5 ...
Date Posted: Friday, 5 September 2014 @ 11:21
On 4th September, Go North East took its search forbudding bus drivers and engineers to a BFRS forces careers event at CatterickGarrison. Stacey Holmes, senior administratorfor British Forces Resettlement Services, said: “This is one of six careersevents we’ve run at garrison towns across the country. This year, about 20,000people will be leaving the Forces. Many of them bring with them a remarkableamount of experience in enginee...