Finding a fair deal

With the mobile nature of Army life, you and your soldier can sometimes become accidental landlords if you have to rent out your property to undertake a posting elsewhere. Lt Col Penny Davies ALS (pictured abov...

A Postcard From Mons

FROM: Emma, soldier Stuart, Daisy (3), Sam (21 months) and Labrador Harvey WHERE: Mons, Belgium How long have you been an Army family? Six years. We have had postings in Germany, Aldershot, London and now S...

Mass movement

There’s a lot to consider when your Army family moves – housing, jobs, schools and the practical logistics of simply getting from A-to-B. When a whole unit or battalion is due a posting at the same time, it bec...

Claiming compensation

Did you know DIO has a compensation scheme in the UK for missed appointments and for significant issues at move-in for all SFA and SSFA? Here's the procedure you’ll need to follow to claim… Missed appointm...

Renting your own home

If you own a property or are thinking of buying a property and renting it out, there are many things to consider. AFF is here to help. Our Housing Specialist, Cat Calder, has recently completed a course on the ...

Benefits to work

UNIVERSAL Credit is gradually being expanded across the country, so what is it and how might it affect you? It is a single monthly payment that will eventually replace some of the benefits and tax credits you ...