Veterans and Future Competition for ‘Civilian’ Jobs

Fierce competition for civilian jobs and a military with less of a public profile mean veterans are set to face “significant challenges” in future, a report has claimed.

The Lifting Our Sights: Beyond 2030 study from the Forces in Mind Trust also highlights that the changing nature of conflict could have unforeseen medical effects on troops.

And it predicts that cash-strapped charities might find it harder to support veterans who fall on hard times.

The document recommends that government, businesses and good causes better collaborate to ensure ex-personnel are not left at a disadvantage.

You can download the full report from


Soldier. (2021) Future Hurdles. Soldier: Magazine of the British Army. August 2021, pp.19.


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