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Uniformed career moves

By Civvy Street

We outline the transition process and what you can expect from roles in different services.  Service-leavers may still have an appetite for public service after their Forces career ends. The emergency services hold many parallels and the comfort of familiarity…

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What RFEA can do for you

By Civvy Street

Thousands of Veterans are celebrating securing meaningful employment in civilian roles, thanks to the Ex-Forces Programme, delivered by RFEA –…

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Get the best from your recruitment agent

By Civvy Street

Service-leavers often place their trust in professionals such as recruitment agents to compensate for their lack of experience in the…

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Abbey New Homes: Why buy now?

By Ed Hanna

Whether you are looking for a modern apartment or a larger family house, there is plenty of help available that…

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Purchase a brand new apartment in Manchester using Forces Help to Buy

By Civvy Street

The Hallmark is a selection of brand new, high specification 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartments in a 15 storey building….

Employment

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Tesco’s Employer Profile

By Civvy Street

Links with the Armed Forces stretch back to our founder, Jack Cohen who Served in the Royal Flying Corps in the Great War. In 1919, demob money in hand, he…

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Royal Air Force – Regular & Reserve

By Civvy Street

Leaving the Regulars? Stay Connected With The Reserves . They offer a wide range of opportunities to suit you. Including: 29 Squadrons and Units (Offering over 40 roles) Competitive rates of…

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You’re Already Highly Skilled… Become exceptional With Civil Nuclear Constabulary

By Civvy Street

Leaving the Military can be difficult. It’s rare to find a place where you don’t only get to use your skills, but also enhance them. However, the Civil Nuclear Constabulary…

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999 Emergency Call Handlers – Operating a lifeline

By Civvy Street

Gavin is a 999 emergency call handler with South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, he is one of the voices callers hear when they dial 999 and ask for…

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Pass on your experience with the Cadets

By Ed Hanna

Aged between 18 and 55 and interested in inspiring, shaping and leading the next generation? Then being a volunteer cadet leader could be an exciting option for you. With nearly…

Training

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FINCHALE ENTERPRISES: YOU + TRAINING + AMBITION

By Sharon Black

Established in 1939, Finchale helps those needing a little extra support to get on in life and achieve their full potential. Throughout our time as a charity, we have focused…

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Further Forces Recruitment – transfer your skills to teaching

By Civvy Street

In partnership with the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, Further Forces is a scheme to recruit and retrain Armed Forces Service Leavers to teach technical subjects, including Science, Engineering and Technology (SET)…

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Get Quality Training With BV Associates Training & Consultancy

By Ed Hanna

Health & Safety Training and Consultancy Training Courses (Scheduled or In-House) NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and SafetyNEBOSH National Certificate…

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HAL Training Opportunities

By Ed Hanna

Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration and Electrical Training to Industry Standards HAL Training has been delivering ELC approved refrigeration and air conditioning training since 1993 and have a proven record within the industry,…

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Become a Classroom Teacher with Essential Teaching UK Ltd

By Ed Hanna

ETUK Academy is a vibrant and professional learning organisation that gives learners the education and training skills, depth of understanding and personal strengths they need to be successful Teachers. Essential…

Franchises

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Are you passionate about cars? Do you want to run your own business as a car broker?

By Civvy Street

Becoming a car broker is a proven business opportunity where you can potentially earn anywhere from £500 to £1,000 per week (possibly more) and generate a successful, rewarding and sustainable…

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Franchising – Pick a good one!

By Ed Hanna

With a somewhat overwhelming array of franchising options to choose from, Civvy Street Magazine looks at the variables Service-leavers should factor in as they decide which franchise to go for….

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Betterclean Services offers the perfect franchise opportunity

By Ed Hanna

Betterclean Services offers the perfect franchise opportunity for ex-Forces personnel across the UK to start operating in 2019. Betterclean is a management franchise opportunity, so you employ a team to…

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Finding Business Funding

By Ed Hanna

Service-leavers aiming to start their own businesses can sometimes find that they require additional funding beyond their savings and leaver’s lump sum. Here are a few options, both traditional and…

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Building A Solid Franchise With Target Structural

By Ed Hanna

The family at Target Structural has been preserving, protecting and reinforcing the nation’s buildings for over 20 years to ensure that they are strong and stable for generations to come,…

Housing

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Abbey New Homes: Why buy now?

By Ed Hanna

Whether you are looking for a modern apartment or a larger family house, there is plenty of help available that may just make now the perfect time to buy a…

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Purchase a brand new apartment in Manchester using Forces Help to Buy

By Civvy Street

The Hallmark is a selection of brand new, high specification 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartments in a 15 storey building. With stunning views over Manchester, The Hallmark is located just…

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Shared Ownership

By Civvy Street

According to Hometrack UK, in large cities like Manchester, house prices are rising by 3.4% annually– a huge increase compared to London’s 0.9% – leaving many city dwellers unable to…

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SUPPORT FOR HOMEMOVING ESSENTIAL WORKERS FROM MULBERRY HOMES

By Sharon Black

A scheme designed to help Key Workers looking to move home this year has been extended to include all essential workers and a range of additional benefits including £1000 to…

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Linden Homes have schemes exclusively available to Armed Forces personnel

By Sharon Black

• Discover how you could get moving to a brand new Linden home using the Forces Help to Buy scheme*  – receive a loan of up to 50% of your…

Education

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Are you ready to explore your horizons

By Civvy Street

Personal development, career advancement or resettlement – whatever your destination, The Open University (OU) has the support, flexibility and qualifications to get you there.  There’s a reason why more than…

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Are You Ready to Expand Your Horizons?

By Sharon Black

Personal development, career advancement or resettlement – whatever your destination, The Open University (OU) has the support, flexibility and qualifications to get you there. There’s a reason why more than…

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TAKE COMMAND OF YOUR CAREER

By Civvy Street

 You don’t have to be a civilian to gain civilian qualifications. With more than 200 qualifications and 400 modules to choose from, and the flexibility to study from anywhere in…

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Nuclear Science and Technology

By Taylor Ferguson

MSc – 1 year full time MSc – 2 or 3 year part timePG Diploma – PG Certificate Short Courses for CPD Designed to create a generation of nuclear engineers…

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University of Portsmouth

By Taylor Ferguson

Want to start a postgraduate university course or a work-based degree in January or February? Many of our courses have a January or February intake, so you don’t have to…

CivvyStreet Life

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Armed Forces Week – More important than ever

By Civvy Street

AFW is a national event that aims to celebrate and raise awareness of our Armed Forces. Armed Forces Week runs 22-27 June 2020 with every day carrying a different Forces…

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Civvy Life – Mark Acott

By Ed Hanna

Mark had two spells with the Marines, eventually leaving in 2016. Here he tells Civvy Street Magazine how Forces employment charity, RFEA, helped him approach employers. What’s your Military background?…

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Civvy Life – Mark Beckham

By Ed Hanna

Mark joined the Royal Anglians in 1990 transferring to the RAF to become a survival specialist in 2000 before being medically discharged last year. Having attended the Business Experience programme…