Military ‘Tech Pay’: RRP vs EPRA

In 2018, the Royal Navy introduced a recruitment and retention payment (RRP) for naval service engineers, which is paid as a daily rate to those who are OR-4 and above in lieu of the engineering professional recognition award (EPRA) which is paid to Army personnel. Army personnel do not qualify for the naval payment, but… Read More

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Number of Royal Signals Foreman of Signals, 2014

Below is the number of Royal Signals Foreman of Signals and Foreman of Signal (IS) applicants for 2014. Table 1: Royal Signals foreman of signals applicants Term 2014 Total number of applicants 117 Number called forward to selection board [Note 1] 40 Number of candidates selected for Foreman of Signals 14 Number of candidates selected… Read More

Do Signal Officers Keep their Rank if they do P Coy?

A search term from yesterday. Simple Answer: Yes Longer Answer: the P Company course, officially the All Arms Pre-Parachute Selection (AA PPS) Course, is open to all officers and other ranks across the UK Military. P Company is an ADQUAL (additional qualification), it is not a mandatory career course but can be career enhancing (it… Read More