Covenant in action

Veterans to get rail cards

24 January, 2020

​Military veterans will get cut-price train travel to help boost job prospects and bring them closer to family and friends, with a new railcard on sale from Armistice Day, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced this week Available from Armistice Day this year, the railcard will extend discounted train travel to the more than 830,000 veterans […]

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St. Modwen signs Armed Forces Covenant

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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Veterans to get rail cards

​Military veterans will get cut-price train travel to help boost job prospects and bring them closer to family and friends, with a new railcard on sale from Armistice Day, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced this week Available from Armistice Day this year, the railcard will extend discounted train travel to the more than 830,000 veterans […]

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The 2019 Armed Forces Covenant Report published

The 2019 Armed Forces Covenant Report was published on 20 December.   The  report outlines how the Government has been fulfilling its responsibility to ensure the military community are not disadvantaged as a result of their service.   Key accomplishments for 2018/19 include the creation of the Office for Veterans’ Affairs to co-ordinate and drive government activity to support veterans, the introduction of flexible […]

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Konecranes Demag signs the Armed Forces Covenant

Lifting equipment manufacturer and service provider, Konecranes Demag UK Limited, has signed the Armed Forces Covenant. The company has made a commitment to support the Armed Forces community and recognise the contribution to society and business made by serving, reservist and veteran military personnel. As an Armed Forces friendly organisation, Konecranes Demag has pledged to promote a […]

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Help for Armed Forces families to become school admissions savvy

With over 76,000 children from Armed Forces families attending schools in England, additional help is at hand to support these families to navigate the school admissions process.   A new video, funded by Forces Connect South East and produced by Hampshire County Council, is now live, offering more detail on the steps Forces parents need […]

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Veterans ministers meet ex-forces personnel on first joint visit

Office for Veterans’ Affairs ministers Oliver Dowden and Johnny Mercer visited Salesforce to hear about how they support those who have served in the armed forces. The Office for Veterans’ Affairs ministers have met with ex-service personnel working at world-leading cloud software firm Salesforce, as they undertook their first engagement in post. Cabinet Minister Oliver […]

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2020 Soldiering on Awards

Now in their 10th year, the Soldiering On Awards recognise many truly inspirational people and teams; highlighting the outstanding achievements of current and former service men and women, their families and all those who support the Armed Forces Community.     Rt Hon Earl Howe PC, Awards Patron said: “Who can fail to be enthused […]

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Motiv8’s one-to-one young person’s support

Sometimes young people are challenged by external pressures and receiving support from Motiv8 enables them to work through those challenges so they can progress, achieve and gain access to better opportunities. Motiv8 delivers specialist one-to-one mentoring support for young people. Our support package typically spans over a six-month period, and dedicated support workers will meet […]

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TP ICAP has signed the Armed Forces Covenant

TP ICAP, the world’s largest interdealer broker, is pleased to announce that it has signed the UK’s Armed Forces Covenant. The Armed Forces Covenant is a pledge on behalf of the nation that those who serve in the Armed Forces, and their families, will be treated fairly. The signing was hosted at the Ministry of […]

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Small Business Boost with Facebook for the Armed Forces Community

Providing veterans with the digital skills to launch their own businesses Facebook UK has provided over 300 armed forces veterans with digital skills training at the Boost with Facebook for the Armed Forces Community event in London – a half day series of panel discussions and training sessions to launch Facebook’s commitment to supporting the UK veteran […]

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