First-hand experience

Forces Families Jobs is the place to search for your next role. Why? Because all the employers and training providers who advertise have made pledges to support service families. Our latest FFJ business to be f...

Dedicated to their duties

2020 is the ‘Year of the Nurse’ and never has it been more apparent how crucial healthcare professionals are to all of us. If you’re an army spouse facing frequent moves and long periods apart from your soldier...

Working with food

MOVING home frequently, coping with deployments and juggling family life are challenges that military families face finding work. We meet some of the spouses who have found friendly and flexible employment with...

Jumping employment hurdles

IF YOU'RE a Foreign & Commonwealth family, there can be additional things to consider when looking for a job. Katherine Houlston, AFF F&C specialist, answers some of your concerns… As an F&C ...

Start-up success

THROUGH the pages of Army&You, we consistently showcase military spouses and partners who are running their own businesses whilst living army life. As AFF prepares to launch Forces Families Jobs (see pag...

Ace the interview

WITH employers actively seeking service spouses and family members through the new Forces Families Jobs website, we’re hoping that many of you will make their shortlists. When you get to the next stage, how do ...

Getting you work ready

AFF has teamed up with Wiltshire College, Army Headquarters South West and Wiltshire Council to create Project JEMS to help service family members in the south west of England into work. It focuses on offeri...

Funding boost for spouses

RECRUIT for Spouses (RFS), an award-winning social enterprise, has secured funding from the Veterans' Foundation to support its coaching programme, which aims to assist the wives, husbands and partners of membe...

Introducing… Forces Families Jobs

FORCES Families Jobs is a brand new website specifically designed to support you in your hunt for a job or training. It will feature roles from employers who are committed to supporting the service community ...

Fairness for forces

When it comes to understanding service life, companies and employers don’t always ‘get it’, that’s why there’s an organisation working on your behalf to help ensure the armed forces community is treated fairly ...