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Crucial Recruitment - Offering help for the Royal Navy and Royal Marines communities

Neil Williams is a former Royal Marine Commando officer who recently left the Corps and has set up a new business – Crucial Group.  Here, he explains more about the business, what it will achieve and how it will be…

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Opportunities at HSBC

New Opportunities within HSBC The HSBC Military Recruitment Scheme offers military leavers and veterans a six-month paid role within established teams across our global businesses and functions in the UK. Successful candidates will receive training, mentorship and networking, after which…

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Employment Opportunities – United Kingdom Infrastructure Programmes

Are you leaving the Royal Navy or Royal Marines soon, or in the next few years?  Have you already left but worry about your current career prospects or the future of the Company or Industry that you’re working in?  Why…

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Enhanced Learning Credits – an aid to upskilling not to be ignored By John Lavery

Upskilling is defined as the process of learning new skills, and is a phenomenon familiar to all service women and men.  We all experience training  throughout our service career although it tends to be front loaded towards the initial and…

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Barclays’ Armed Forces Transition, Employment & Resettlement (AFTER) Programme

Barclays’ Armed Forces Transition, Employment & Resettlement (AFTER) Programme Every year, through the AFTER programme, Barclays supports thousands of Servicemen and women with their transition into civilian employment after serving in the Armed Forces, and aims to highlight the economic…

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Resettlement Focus – Scotland

This week’s WEA blog focusses on some of the things that those in transition and preparing to leave the Service in Scotland may find of interest.  It is the Resettlement Snapshot, kindly provided to us by the D/NRIO at Rosyth. …

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HAVE YOU MADE A WILL? – an article by Mike Howell

HAVE YOU MADE A WILL? – an article by Mike Howell You may have thought about it but done nothing.  You may think there is no requirement if your resources are modest.  This is not so.  If you own a…

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An Introduction to career opportunities available at NG Bailey

NG Bailey are a valued Industry Partner of the White Ensign Association.  They are the UK's largest independent engineering, IT and facilities services business.  To find out more about the fantastic career opportunities they offer please read on.

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Options for using your pension pot – an article by John Lavery (with a lot of help from the Money Advice Service)

Following on from the recent article about service pensions I thought it would be worth a quick look at some of the options to consider if you have an additional pension scheme - either occupational or private. Following the changes…

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