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Oil platforms are extreme environments where weather and the dangers of the job require engineers who are physically fit and able to work under pressure; is it any wonder many Service-leavers follow a path into the oil and gas industry?   There are no signposts in the sea, it...

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Forget the nine-to-five; the camaraderie, excitement and ‘rush’ of Military life has a very real equivalent in the UK’s Emergency Services. John Donoghue joined the Royal Navy after school. Six years later, he transferred to the British Army, rising up the ranks to become a captain. However, when the...

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The Coalition Government has published its National Security Strategy (NSS), ‘A Strong Britain in an Age of Uncertainty’, which outlines its reappraisal of Britain’s role in the world, the risks to our security and the implications for the UK. Together with the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) which...

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Part First World country, part emerging nation, South Africa has potential if your resettlement ambitions are more along the lines of a ranch than a semi. But this multicultural ‘Rainbow Nation’ is not without its challenges… South Africa is located at the very southern tip of the African continent,...

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Brought to public attention as the filming location for Peter Jackson’s epic Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, New Zealand – in the Māori tongue Aotearoa, Land of the Long White Cloud –has much to offer. New Zealand is literally half a world away from the UK which, depending...

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This issue’s resettlement sitrep focuses on a destinations highly popular with many Brits – Canada! Canada isn’t the US – which is either a huge plus or a big minus, depending on what you’re looking for in life! Most Canadians, though, like being different from their southern neighbours. Both...

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In the first on an ongoing series, we offer you a sitrep about resettlement around the world, starting with one of the most popular destinations for ex-pats – Australia! Down Under has long attracted those Brits looking for a good life in the sun, a nation that – thanks...

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