Dizzy in biz

WE love to see creative ideas for businesses from Army spouses and partners – and that’s why we’re featuring several entrepreneurs in the winter edition of Army&You, out from Monday 12 November. One such sp...

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 Employment Research and QinetiQ, we identified that nearly one...

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 was tough to choose between so many worthwhile entries, but ou...

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 base in Germany – along with their two children, dog and cat...

Carving out a career

In 2010, Gemma Zommerfield and husband Lee moved into their first Army quarter in Belfast. Since then they’ve had two more postings. In 2016, they decided to buy their first family home along with sons Sebastia...

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 course. For those of you who are looking for a career that fits...

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. We asked co-founder Nikki Cochrane (pictured above) how to ...