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Franchising – Pick a good one!

By Claudia Foxcroft

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. Something you want to do Even if you’ve decided to…

Betterclean Services offers the perfect franchise opportunity

By Claudia Foxcroft

Betterclean Services offers the perfect franchise opportunity for ex-Forces personnel across the UK to start operating in 2019. Betterclean is…

Keeping the logistics sector on the road

By Claudia Foxcroft

The recent 2019 Logistics Report produced by The Freight and Transport Association (FTA) used data collected from around 500 freight…

Building A Career In Construction

By Claudia Foxcroft

Many Service-leavers have experience of working on Military construction projects. We look at the key transferable skills they need to…

Looking for your next challenge?

By Claudia Foxcroft

Take on an ultra marathon in the Threshold Trail Series in support of Help for Heroes, and push yourself in…

Employment

Keeping the logistics sector on the road

By Claudia Foxcroft

The recent 2019 Logistics Report produced by The Freight and Transport Association (FTA) used data collected from around 500 freight and logistics businesses to provide an insight into how the…

DPD – Join The Nation’s Favourite Parcel Delivery Company

By Claudia Foxcroft

DPD has experienced exceptional growth being the fastest growing express parcel delivery company in the UK. We have been voted the nation’s favourite parcel carrier for the last 6 years…

Store Manager is a Force to be reckoned with at Aldi

By Claudia Foxcroft

After leaving the Military, Dave Templar made the move to the UK’s fifth largest supermarket. Here he describes how he put his transferrable skills to the test in his new…

Building A Career In Construction

By Claudia Foxcroft

Many Service-leavers have experience of working on Military construction projects. We look at the key transferable skills they need to continue to build their career on civvy street. By Alison…

Saudi Careers with BAE Systems

By Claudia Foxcroft

Let your career take off with BAE Systems in Saudi Arabia. We are looking for skills to support our Customers’ fast jet operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, including…

Training

Become a Classroom Teacher with Essential Teaching UK Ltd

By Claudia Foxcroft

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…

Get Quality Training With BV Associates Training & Consultancy

By Claudia Foxcroft

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 Claudia Foxcroft

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,…

Start your new career with Transport Training Academy

By Claudia Foxcroft

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…

Train With Optima Electrical Today!

By Claudia Foxcroft

We are true specialists in electrical training and offer a wide range of electrician courses for new entrants and existing electricians. Discounts available or service personnel. Our average pass rate…

Franchises

Franchising – Pick a good one!

By Claudia Foxcroft

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 Claudia Foxcroft

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 Claudia Foxcroft

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 Claudia Foxcroft

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 Claudia Foxcroft

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

Guide To Forces Help To Buy

By Claudia Foxcroft

Forces Help To Buy is a generous scheme open to Service personnel. You can borrow up to 50% of your salary to a maximum of £25,000, interest free, enabling you…

Discover…a place to make new memories with Robertson Homes

By Claudia Foxcroft

Robertson Homes are delighted to offer armed forces staff one of the following great offers: 5% deposit matchmortgage paid for a year* Ask our team for more information, call 01343…

Guide To Forces Help To Buy

By Claudia Foxcroft

Forces Help to Buy is a generous scheme open to Service personnel. You can borrow up to 50% of your salary to a maximum of £25,000, interest-free, enabling you and…

Make the move to a brand new high-specification home with Lovell

By Claudia Foxcroft

With a stunning selection of homes throughout the area, be sure to visit us this summer to see the style, quality and value for yourself! Heath Farm, Holt2-5 bed homes…

Distinctive homes in thriving new communities. It can only be Redrow

By Claudia Foxcroft

Building award-winning new homes throughout England and Wales Come and discover the quality, attention to detail and high specification that goes into every Redrow home. Book your appointment today. Find…

Education

You Can Be Studying For Your Degree In 2019 With York St John University

By Claudia Foxcroft

Use your ELC and experience to enrol on our courses. We have many courses currently listed on ELCAS including: Biomedical SciencePsychology with CounsellingOccupational TherapyCounselling, Coaching &MentoringPhysical Education & SportsCoachingSport &…

Terrorism Studies Course with St. Andrews University

By Claudia Foxcroft

Want to take part in a World-leading online Terrorism Studies course? This is the first transnational counter-terrorism online course to provide individuals, military and police, as well as public and private…

The Nuclear Technology Education Consortium: An Innovative Approach for Nuclear Skills Development

By Claudia Foxcroft

The Nuclear Technology Education Consortium (NTEC), established in 2005, brings together six pre-eminent nuclear universities in the UK plus the Nuclear department of the Defence Academy to provide a Master’s…

Be Better Equipped With An OU Degree

By Claudia Foxcroft

Preparing for the move to civilian life? Whether or not you already have a career option in mind, take a look into the exciting and relevant qualifications that we offer. …

NTEC-Develop your Nuclear skills

By Civvy Street

An Innovative Approach for Nuclear Skills Development. The Nuclear Technology Education Consortium (NTEC), established in 2005, brings together seven pre-eminent nuclear universities in the UK plus the Nuclear department of the…

CivvyStreet Life

Civvy Life – Mark Acott

By Claudia Foxcroft

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 Claudia Foxcroft

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 Claudia Foxcroft

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…