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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The Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre ( DCDC )’s ‘South Asia out to 2040’ regional survey identifies key strategic trends for South Asia over the next 30 years and explores the challenges and opportunities that surround an Eastern shift in global power. In 2010, DCDC published ‘Global Strategic Trends out to 2040’
Regional Survey – South Asia out to 2040
Issue The spread of weapons of mass destruction ( WMD ) poses a threat to the UK and the international community. Indiscriminate trade in conventional arms and the use of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear ( CBRN ) weapons and ballistic missiles raises serious humanitarian and security concerns. We’re working around the world to champion and implement UK policies as set out in the National Counter-Proliferation Strategy to prevent the spread of CBRN weapons and ballistic missiles.
Countering weapons proliferation
Issue We are in Afghanistan for one overriding reason – to protect our national security by helping the Afghans take control of their own.
Establishing stability in Afghanistan
A report out this week shows that the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force have put numeracy and literacy skills at the heart of their development programme for new recruits.
Armed Forces praised for literacy and numeracy training