Your time to shine

The Heropreneurs Awards, established in 2018 to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of the military community in business, have been brought online for 2021. The awards are a chance to shine for all withi...

Expanding your horizons

For military spouses and partners, starting a course in a traditional college setting requires more planning than our civilian counterparts. The big question being: Do I have time to finish before my soldier’s ...

Two birds with one stone?

It's no secret that being a mobile military family can make it difficult for spouses and partners to maintain a career. In AFF’s 2018 research, conducted with The University of Warwick, you told us that access ...

The Big Career Shake-Up

Programme Castle is set to completely modernise the way your soldier’s career is currently structured. So how is it going to change things? We asked the director of the scheme, Brigadier James Cook, to tell us…...

Empowering you 2.0

RFEA, the forces employment charity, is celebrating this year’s International Women’s Day on 8 March, by hosting ‘Empowering You 2.0’, to boost employability amongst military women, as well as the partners and ...

Building your future

If you’re looking for a new challenge, career change or you’re unemployed, this free course could be just the thing for you... Building Heroes is a charity that specialises in helping service leavers, veterans...

More than an office

Are you still working, living and playing inside the same four walls? Have you started talking to the dog yet? When lockdown eases, seek out your local Military Coworking Network (MCN) hub. They're not just a p...

Join webinar for job support

RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity is expanding its support for ex-servicewomen, military spouses and partners. On 24 November, the charity will be hosting a new webinar, Empowering You, led by business lead...

The right to learn

AFF’s F&C team often gets enquiries from those of you who are non-UK nationals and wish to study in the UK. Some of you, and your children, have had to overcome unnecessary hurdles. We’re here to help... W...

Staying put for your studies

Cat goes through the retention rules if you need to stay put for study or training… One of my first successes on joining AFF nine years ago (is it really that long?!) was to push for a change in policy to allo...