Hive of activity

BRITISH Army HIVEs, except for Northern Ireland, are now running blogs to extend their information coverage as far as possible. The aim is to capture local information and many have links to regimental Faceb...

Mental health support on the move

A BRAND new app offering information and support on mental health disorders is now available to Service personnel around the world. Joining Forces, which can be downloaded for free, boasts innovative functio...

We mean business!

If you are a woman either thinking of starting or already running a business in Wiltshire, make sure you book your place at the Women in Business event in Ludgershall – it’s not just a coffee morning… we mean b...

Look to the future

We have become used to change in the last five years. Next on the ‘to-do’ list is a thorough examination of the ‘terms and conditions of service’ for personnel. The New Employment Model (NEM), as this project h...

Silver at the show

FAMILIES from Deepcut helped Surrey Heath Borough Council celebrate a huge achievement at the Hampton Court Flower Show, after their garden was awarded a silver medal. The garden, ‘A Moveable Feast’, was des...

AFF in action: making changes

If you are moving back from Germany or a far flung posting or your child is at the beginning of the education phase, you may not be aware of the recent educational changes which may help you. Our Education &...

The importance of spousal employment

Catherine Spencer, AFF Chief Executive, looks at some of the barriers Army families face in pursuing a meaningful career and what can be done in the future… I am delighted that the MOD has launched the Partn...