An Overview of Welfare Support for UK Military Veterans

Introduction The provision of welfare support for UK veterans was set up in its current form in 1948, to ensure those ex-service personnel with welfare needs were supported by the State. All of the below links go to webpages on the official UK Government website (gov.uk) or NHS. What is Veterans UK? Veterans UK provide… Read More

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What is a Veteran?

Introduction A veteran (from Latin vetus, meaning “old”) is a person who had long service or experience in a particular occupation or field. A military veteran is a person who has served and is no longer serving in a military. A military veteran that has served directly in combat in a war is further defined… Read More

Veterans UK Website Overhauled

Former personnel will find it easier to find the information they need for a smoother transition to civvy life thanks to a newly overhauled Veterans UK website. The revamp features a series of “hubs” – available on the homepageor via a search – focusing on different topics relevant to those who have left the military.… Read More

Who Pays Your (UK) Armed Forces Pension?

All UK Armed Forces pensions are paid for, on behalf of Veterans UK, by the Armed Forces Pension Payment provider, Equinti Paymaster. Since 2015, Equinti Paymaster has been a subcontractor of DXC Technology. For overseas veterans, Equinti Paymaster pays pensions on the date they are due, with payments then routed to overseas bank accounts via… Read More