Covenant in action

Brewing up success. A story of start-ups

23 August, 2017

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.

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Military spouses National Insurance credits system

In April 2016 HMRC and DWP introduced the Military spouses National Insurance credits system as part of their commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant. This new credit allows spouses or civil partners of Armed Forces personnel who are no longer be able to top up their pension using their spouse or civil partners record to claim credits for periods that they accompanied their spouse or civil partner abroad.

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A stage of life

“5 soldiers – The Body is the Frontline” is a piece of dance theatre funded by the Armed Forces Covenant showing audiences the experience of being a soldier.

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Engineering a new future

Twenty-four teenage girls from schools all around the UK grabbed the opportunity of a life time at RAF Cosford. They were a part of a week-long WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering) residential camp.

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Rapid recovery

Watch the Not Forgotten Association in action, giving injured, wounded or sick troops and veterans the opportunity to race around Brands Hatch in supercars

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Making allowances

Lieutenant Commander Kevin Meeds’ son, Harvey, sparks change under the covenant to exempt military children from Jobseeker’s allowance residency requirement

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A steaming good time

Members of the London Taxi Benevolent Association drive more than 150 Second World War veterans to Sussex to enjoy a day out on the Bluebell railway.

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Saluting Cyril

Cyril Banks, a 92-year-old veteran of D Day and the Artic Convoys, and a recipient of the Légion d’honneur spends his days collecting cash for the Not Forgotten Association.

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