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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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HighGround Bicton reception

October 28th 2017 HighGround Charity need to raise £90,000 to support veterans into employment. Individuals and businesses from across the South West met this Wednesday for an evening of fundraising to support training and opportunities for returning servicemen and women.…

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What About An AFPS Pension?

What About An AFPS Pension? By Dave Scholey, Regional Manager South East This is one of the most frequent questions I get asked in my day to day role, so I thought it worthy of a blog. While all circumstances…

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Interview? Don't forget the Basics!

Interview?  Don’t forget the basics when preparing for the big day! Getting the offer of an interview is a big deal.  You may have spent a great deal of time and effort on carefully preparing your CV, searching for the…

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Higher Futures Employability Parogramme

Higher Futures Employability Programme Higher Futures currently works in partnership with Help for Heroes in jointly delivering their Employability Programme for military veterans at Tedworth House, click here for more details. This programme offers veterans the opportunity to explore options…

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What is Equity Release - a General Guide

What is equity release – a general guide I recently saw a client, close to retirement who asked about Equity release from his property and was it of any use to him?  I confess that I was unable to give…

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Families - Your chance to give your views on transition!

Families Federations seek vital transition feedback from military families The Naval, Army and RAF Families Federations have today launched their joint Transition Survey. The federations are inviting military families to take part in sharing their views and experiences to help…

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