The Financial Leasing Authority (FLA), together with the National Franchised Dealers Association, has formally published its motor finance protocol today which was developed in conjunction with the MOD Covenant team. The protocol offers tailored support to armed forces personnel deploying overseas, in an effort to remove the disadvantages frequently experienced by our personnel who have […]
St. Modwen has signed the Armed Forces Covenant, a commitment to supporting those who serve, or have served in the military, and their families. The property developer has created a bespoke armed forces career pathway, providing employment opportunities and training courses to inspire members of the armed forces community to join the housebuilding and construction […]
Sky has signed the Armed Forces Covenant continuing the commitment to treat fairly those who serve, or have served in the military, and their families. The Covenant is a promise from the nation to actively support the Armed Forces Community and ensure they are not disadvantaged in their day-to-day lives. Sky has a longstanding commitment […]
The seventh Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report was published on 21 November 2018. The report this year focuses on the tangible progress made in delivering the covenant. In particular, it acknowledges the Nation’s improved understanding of the needs of the armed forces community as well as recognising the values and skills the armed forces community […]
The Post Office became the 3000th signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant on 7 November 2018. The signing took place at a Service of Remembrance to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, attended by Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson and Group CEO of the Post Office, Paula Vennells. Defence Secretary Gavin […]
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced that 2,000 organisations have now signed the Armed Forces Covenant.
Congratulations to all the winners of the Employer Recognition Scheme awards
Many businesses offer support to the Armed Forces community. Here’s a useful summary of the businesses helping the Armed Forces community with mortgages, motor insurance, broadband, media packages and mobile phone contracts. Please note this information will be subject to change as new business sign to the Armed Forces Covenant and pledges evolve. Always check […]
Reservist and entrepreneur Neel Singh saw his glass as being more than half full when he took over the ownership of Dorking Brewery last year.
A new guide for practitioners in local authorities has been published by the Armed Forces Covenant team. As part of their work to take forward the recommendations of the Our community – our covenant report, they consulted closely with covenant stakeholders to put together a guide to the Armed Forces Covenant. The local authority guide […]