Dad on the go

REME soldier and single dad of six John Lewis will soon be leaving the Army after 23 years’ service. We caught up with him to find out how his resettlement plans are going… What information have you been a...

Resettling across the world

Jason and Charlie Sklenar are emigrating to New Zealand after both serving in the Royal Engineers. Jason represented Great Britain in biathlon at two Winter Olympics, while Charlie spent most of her career serv...

Service group funds resettlement research

The Forces in Mind Trust, established to help ex-Servicemen and women make a successful transition back to civilian life, has awarded a grant of £91,385 to independent think tank the Centre for Social Justice (...

Grant boost for Scottish veterans

VETERANS suffering from mental health issues in Scotland are set to benefit from a unique charity partnership. The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has awarded a grant of more than £100,000 to Shoulder to Shoulde...

From battlefield to business

HAS your soldier recently left the Army, or are they due to leave? From March 2014 The Enterprise Forces Bootcamp, launched by Manchester Metropolitan University Centre for Enterprise, will put Service leave...

Armed Forces Minister visits the Poppy Factory

MARK Francois, Minister of State for the Armed Forces, visited the Poppy Factory’s Richmond headquarters recently to experience first-hand the work undertaken by the charity on behalf of disabled veterans. T...

Housing help in Wales

ARE you a Service leaver looking to resettle in Wales in the next six months? The Welsh Government might be able to help you. They are allocating rental properties to Service leavers and veterans, with rent se...