Employment and Training

Turning passion into profit

Running your own business is hard work, time-consuming and sometimes risky, but it can also give you flexibility, fulfilment and independence. So how ...

Empowering enterprise

When it comes to juggling business and Army life, mum-of-four Christine Dedman is a bit of a marvel. And the good news is she spends her working time ...

The way forward

AFF has delved deeper into researching the barriers to spousal employment among the Forces. In partnership with Warwick University’s Institute for Em...

Sophie’s skills boost

WE TEAMED up with Digital Mums to offer military spouses and partners a fully-funded place on the organisation’s social media management course. It wa...

Co-workers hone the hub

A GROUP of friends in Scotland were all struggling with the same work and training challenges and didn’t want to let their talents to go to waste, so ...

Long-distance working

Emily Fraser has been an Army wife for 12 years. She and her husband are currently living in their seventh quarter – an overseas posting to a US Army ...

Work that works

EARLIER this year, AFF teamed up with online education business Digital Mums to offer one Army spouse a free place on its social media management cour...

Jewels on the move

Army wife Fiona Dowling believes you can make jewellery anywhere as long as you have the tools and materials. In fact, she started her business, Jewel...

Flexible in the Forces

You may have already heard about Flexible Service (FS), which aims to provide Service personnel with a wider range of options to help them manage thei...

Ask the boss

Research from Digital Mums suggests 7 in 10 UK employees want flexible work, but more than half worry it would be viewed negatively by their employer....