X-Forces needs you

IF you’ve got a brilliant business idea, X-Forces – a social enterprise established to help service leavers, their spouses and dependants realise their entrepreneurial potential – needs you. As Army families...

Avenue to employment

ACCORDING TO Jobcentre Plus, using the services of a recruitment agency is the best and quickest way to find a job. However, you need to ensure that the agency is reputable as you will be disclosing personal...

Getting the balance right

FOR several weeks, as my husband had been walking through the front door returning from work, he would have to leap aside to make way for me sprinting out to my freedom, using a dog walk as my excuse to escape,...

Supporting the unsung hero

The Armed Forces Dependants’ Business Start-Up Programme is a unique free course designed specifically for military families. Army&You finds out how it equips Service families with the professional know how...

A NEET idea

YOUR young people can benefit from the BFG 14-19 Partnership, which liaises with schools, work-based learning organisations and employers to benefit young dependants who are NEETs – Not in Education, Employment...

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...

Beacons for entrepreneurs

We all know that it isn’t easy to find a job in each new location when your home life is uprooted every few years, but there are some military wives based in and around Brecon in Wales who have found a differen...

Returning to earning

Going back to work after having children can be a daunting prospect. Caroline Mayne, AFF’s Employment, Training, Allowances & Money Specialist, has some guidance…   MOST employees who return to ...