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Ready to Give something back…

By Sharon Black

Worried you’ll miss the camaraderie of the military family when you leave the Army? We might have the answer. Whilst Army Cadets isn’t the Army, we have similar core values, and the uniform! So why not join over 9,000 other…

Military charity, Blesma, launches new app to combat loneliness amongst limbless veterans

By Taylor Ferguson

Blesma Connects encourages connectivity by providing access to tailored content and community Tuesday 11th February 2020, LONDON: Today, Blesma, the only…

MAKE THE MOVE TO YOUR DREAM HOME IN 2020

By Civvy Street

 Introducing two new developments, ‘Augustus Park’ and ‘The Orchards’, located in Hampshire and Wiltshire.  Available now! 2, 3, 4 and 5…

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…

Key Worker Exclusive Package

By Civvy Street

Kier Living are offering “Key Workers” the opportunity to purchase a new home with 2% discount from the asking price,…

Employment

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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)…

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…

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,…

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…

Start your new career with Transport Training Academy

By Ed Hanna

Do you enjoy working in a fast pace environment? Do you have the ability to work under pressure and as part of a team? Do you enjoy challenges and learning…

Franchises

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….

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…

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…

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,…

The Wheel Specialist – Hit The Ground Running From The Day You Start

By Ed Hanna

The Wheel Specialist is a unique and exciting franchise opportunity. Being the only UK franchise to operate total refurbishment from fixed premises it’s ideal for those who desire to run…

Housing

Mulberry Homes

By Ed Hanna

Building in hand-picked locations across the wider midlands, every Mulberry development is ideally situated to offer residents both town and country living, close to local schools, transport links and local…

Redrow Homes – New homes

By Taylor Ferguson

Are you looking for your next purchase on a property? Redrow have superb properties in fantastic locations. Check them out! Abbey Walk & Abbey Fields –Telford, TF2 9UR 01952 457196…

Make the move to your dream home in 2020

By Taylor Ferguson

  Two unique new developments in Hampshire and Wiltshire  Introducing – ‘The Orchards’ and ‘Augustus Park’   Available now! 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes starting from just £225,000  Reserve today…

Did you miss the Launch of Parklands Manor Country Estate First Show Home?

By Taylor Ferguson

The Stunning new show home is now open for viewing. Get in touch today to book your exclusive viewing appointment.The Hepworth is a stunning three bedroom semi-detached family home, set…

Forces Mutual offer FREE Mortgage Advice

By Taylor Ferguson

Whether you’re looking to use the Forces Help to Buy scheme, finding your first mortgage, want to switch rates to save money or releasing capital to renovate your own home……

Education

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…

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…

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…

Terrorism Studies online course at the University of St Andrews

By Civvy Street

The first transnational counter-terrorism online course to provide individuals, military and police, as well as public and private sector organisations with an understanding of the latest thinking on terrorism and…

Here’s How You Can Get A Master’s Degree Without Giving Up Work

By Sharon Black

You can gain a career-boosting Master’s qualification without taking a career break. A range of part-time and flexible Learning at Work degree programmes from the University of Portsmouth include the…

CivvyStreet Life

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?…

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…

Civvy Life – Alex Knowles

By Ed Hanna

The Further Forces programme has so far helped over 60 people from all roles within the Armed Services to find a new career as a technical teacher in the further…