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 […]
Welcome guides for service personnel and their families moving between devolved administrations and returning from overseas
The following welcome guides have been provided by the nation states of the United Kingdom to explain what support and services are available to service personnel and their families when they move between the devolved administrations or return from overseas. The guides include information on key topics such as housing, education, healthcare and employment. Please […]
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 RAF Families Federation are running a project on RAF Dispersed Families – those who live 10 or more miles away from their duty station. The online survey is now live, and can be found on the RAF Families Federation website. We would like to encourage as many eligible RAF personnel and their spouses or partners […]
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 […]
A new 24-hour service will help veterans access the support they need quickly and easily as they transition from military to civilian life.
The RAF Families Federation have posted an interview with Gill Angel, a Community Development Officer at RAF Scampton. She’s the station’s Covenant Champion and discusses how the Armed Forces Covenant has helped personnel, families and civilians in the community. Gill states “the Covenant is not just a funding pot. There is a lot more about […]
Forces Help to Buy loans £100m for home purchases in first 2 years to support serving personnel and their families.
If you are due a Service pension, start thinking about it now.
The JSHAO is the MOD’s tri-service focal point to provide service personnel and their dependants with civilian housing information for those wishing to move to civilian accommodation at any time in their career, and for those during resettlement to assist with the transition to civilian life. For 25 years, the Joint Service Housing Advice Office (JSHAO) […]