We’re very pleased to announce the launch of the Armed Forces Covenant Duty toolkit. The toolkit contains a range of resources that provide information about the legal Duty aspect of the Armed Forces Covenant, including: links to reference documents such as the Statutory Guidance access to quick guides that explain the Duty more briefly links […]
We’re pleased that the Welsh translation of the statutory guidance on the Armed Forces Covenant Duty has been published. It can be found here.
What is the new Armed Forces Covenant Duty? The new Covenant Duty means that local authorities, NHS Trusts and other local bodies across the UK will have to consciously consider the principles of the Armed Forces Covenant when delivering key healthcare, housing and education services. Who is the new Duty aiming to help? The duty […]
NEWSFLASH (10 November): The Covenant Duty will come into force on 22 November 2022. The Duty is supported by Statutory Guidance to help in-scope bodies understand what is required of them under the new Covenant Duty. What is the new Armed Forces Covenant Duty? The new Covenant Duty is a legal obligation on certain […]
Strengthening the Covenant in Legislation This week saw the Armed Forces Bill 2021 officially introduced to parliament for debate. This is legislation which has to be passed every 5 years to enable parliament to approve the continued existence of the Armed Forces! The Bill also presents an opportunity to include additional legislation related to the […]