Make Your Move…

Springtime is traditionally a popular time to consider buying a house so you may well be considering your options. It’s also renowned as a stressful journey so it’s good to know that schemes exist that can help Service personnel get that all important first footing on the housing ladder.

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The Civvy Street Guide to Training and Development

Opportunities to change direction after we’ve been in a particular career for a long time are rare. It isn’t impossible or especially difficult but it does take a positive decision (sometimes into the unknown) to make it happen.

All of the same excuses get churned out: haven’t got time, I’m too old, I’m comfortable in my career and I don’t want to spend money on training are just a few that come to mind. It’s usually a choice that people take their time over but of course since the announcement of redundancies, things have changed and hands are becoming forced.

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Heavy Going: Serious Machinery In Civilian Life

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Chances are, you’ve been at the helm of some serious machinery during your time in the Armed Forces. How can you make that the foundation of a civilian career using heavy plant machinery and vehicles? 

From Civvy Street Magazine, February 2014

It’s not often that you hear a government minister, union official and qualification body ‘singing from the same hymn sheet’, but that’s what happened in the first days of 2014, with the introduction of a new scheme specifically aimed at improving training and skill standards for those behind the steering wheels of the UK’s many fuel tankers.

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