Compulsory Discharge & Changes to Resettlement Packages

Personnel handed compulsory discharges will now receive a full resettlement package in line with their years served. Previously, personnel shown the door had their entitlements slashed to the lowest possible level – irrespective of how long they had been in the ranks. But in a change of policy, the Ministry of Defence said it recognised… Read More

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How to add Military Experience to a Civilian Resume and CV

Many veterans struggle applying for jobs and showcasing their military experience on their resume/curriculum vitae (CV). This is because, generally, most are unsure of how to add their military experience to their resume/CV in a way that is recognisable and relatable to a prospective civilian employer. It is essential to translate your military experience into… Read More

Are Pre-service Military-related & Mental Disorder Factors Associated with Leaving the UK Armed Forces?

Research Paper Title Pre-service Military-related and Mental Disorder Factors Associated with Leaving the UK Armed Forces. Background The UK Armed Forces (UKAF) have a substantial manning deficit as more personnel leave than join. This article identified pre-service, military, and mental health factors giving rise to leaving the UKAF and estimated the contributions to leaving of… Read More

Number of Armed Forces Champions Set to Rise

MORE support to help Army leavers make the move to civvy street will soon become available. The government has pledged to increase the number of Armed Forces champions – who are based at job centres around the country and help with the likes of benefits and employment. Will Quince – Minister for Welfare Delivery –… Read More

Service Leavers: Network Cable & Data Centre Sectors

Service leavers interested in working in the network cable and data centre sectors can now use enhanced learning credits to access more courses. The funding can be spent on programmes delivered by CNet Training, which offers packages from a level-three BTEC in certified network cable installation up to a level-seven masters degree in data centre… Read More

Service Leavers: Careers in Personal Training

Interested in a career as a personal trainer? Ultimate Performance is expanding and on the lookout for more ex-Service personnel to join its ranks. Visit http://www.upfitness.com/en/careers for more information on the opportunities available.

Service Leavers: Fancy An Apprenticeship with Goldman Sachs?

A four-year engineering degree apprenticeship schemeat Goldman Sachs is open to Army leavers. There are no fees as participants work part-time at the global investment bank while also studying at Queen Mary University of London. There is then the opportunity to transition into a full-time role at the end of the programme. Applications for the… Read More