Historical signing at the Horse Guards

March 18, 2024

Lidl GB became a pioneer in the retail sector by signing the Armed Forces Covenant at the historic Horse Guards. On 6 March 2024, Lidl GB signed the Armed Forces Covenant at the iconic Horse Guards in London, home to HM The King’s Mounted Bodyguard and the Household Cavalry. To read more, please see: Historical signing at […]

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New Financial Leasing Authority protocol – removing disadvantage from Motor Finance

June 1, 2022

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 […]

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Find a Military Spouse, Partner or Other (MILSPO)- new website launched

November 30, 2021

findamilspo.co.uk is the new, free, business search website from Milspo. It is built 100% by military SPOs, specifically for military SPOs in business. The website is available for anyone to use and its launch has been timed ready for the busy Christmas shopping period. The directory has built-in elements that showcase the online presence of each […]

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UK employers and service charities come together to drive forward veteran recruitment

February 18, 2020

Fast cars and the iconic Silverstone ‘Wing’ were the backdrop to a day of networking and career guidance for the UK’s Armed Forces Community. The inaugural Mission Motorsport National Transition Event on 11 February offered the chance for veterans to engage with Forces-friendly employers, top brands from across the UK who all recognise the valuable […]

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St. Modwen signs Armed Forces Covenant

January 31, 2020

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 […]

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Sky signs Armed Forces Covenant

June 26, 2019

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 […]

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Publication of the Armed Forces Covenant annual report 2018

December 11, 2018

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 […]

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Post Office becomes the 3000th signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant

November 19, 2018

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 […]

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