Forces spouses face employment discrimination

MILITARY spouses are hiding their military connections when applying for jobs, a new study from Barclays has revealed.   The research from the Barclays AFTER (Armed Forces Transition, Employment & Resett...

Flex in the system

In May last year, Army&You spoke to people on the Flexible Duties Trial (FDT). Almost a year on, the FDT will soon close and has been replaced by the introduction of a new policy – Flexible Service (FS). Ar...

Accessible accountancy

Chartered accountant Nadia Hossen Mamode admits that she wasn’t quite prepared when she married into Forces life. Five years, four moves, three jobs, two children and a new patch later, she realised that straig...

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 enabling other military spouses and partners to set up their...

Build a new career

IF YOU are looking for a new career or your soldier is preparing to leave the Army, it’s worth looking at Building Heroes, a charity providing free training to the entire military family.    Its aim is to tac...