A Charity offering personal help and advice for all serving and former members of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, their Reserves and Families

From the RN to Health or Education - Observations on Career Opportunities from Vice Admiral Peter Dunt

If you have been in the Royal Navy for any length of time you will have an understanding of what ‘public service’ means and are likely to have an inclination to ‘do something worthwhile’.  THE NHS I have worked in…

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Building Heroes

Building Heroes provides skills training to Military Veterans and support into employment in the building trades. Our aim is to tackle unemployment amongst those who have kept us safe by offering them a seamless transition to a new career in…

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Leaving the Service? Carry out a Life Audit

People decide to leave the Armed Forces for a variety of reasons and some have the decision made for them, with MBOS and redundancy being examples of the reasons this happens.  Whether it is a decision you have come to…

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Combating the Stigma of Mental Illness in a Commercial World

We have been a Nation at war for over 15 years in Iraq and Afghanistan, not to mention the Falklands, Northern Ireland, Sierra Leone, Bosnia, Kosovo, Former Yugoslavia and many other places too. We do what we do best as…

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Regional Manager South West ‘Your Future’

We all have to leave sometime; some find it harder than others. The return to civilian life after possibly 20 or in my case 30 years in the Royal Marines, could if you are not prepared, be traumatic, a culture…

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Murray McIntosh Partners with The White Ensign Association

Leading recruitment specialist Murray McIntosh has selected UK based Naval charity, The White Ensign Association, as its new corporate charity partner. The partnership was initiated by Murray McIntosh employees, who wanted to commend this particular charity’s efforts and dedication to…

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Does your CV highlight your IMPACT?….

After a recruiter has determined that you fit all the qualifying criteria for the vacancy that is being offered and you have been filtered through in terms of eligibility, what is it that they are looking for? In very basic…

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Highground helping with transition from the Forces to the fields

ARE YOU TRANSITIONING FROM THE MILITARY? INTERESTED IN THE LAND-BASED SECTOR? WONDERING WHAT TO DO NEXT? HIGHGROUND COULD BE FOR YOU!! HighGround is tri-service. Our vision is Land-based opportunities available for all the Armed Forces community.  We welcome referrals from…

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Welcome to the White Ensign Association Blog

Welcome to the White Ensign Association’s weekly blog. This is a new venture for the charity and I very much hope it will be regarded as an interesting and valued source of information for the WEA’s many clients and supporters. As…

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