We are happy to announce that the Covenant in the Community Conference is planned for 22 February 2018 at the Whitehall Conference Centre at No. 1 Victoria Street, London. This is your opportunity to hear the latest Covenant news, ask questions of a senior panel from the MOD, charitable and local government sectors, participate in […]
Covenant in action
The College of Policing have published updated vetting guidance so spouses and dependants of service personnel will no longer fail the residency requirements due to time spent overseas when applying to work for the Police Service.
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, provides a national registered adoption agency, supporting members of the armed forces who wish to create a family through adoption. SSAFA have produced a useful leaflet called ‘Thinking about adoption‘.
A grant from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund has enabled four groups of military wives to take part in a two year textiles project. The group will present their work at the Green Howards Museum in Richmond from 13 November to 23 December 2017. The project has provided members of the armed forces community to teach […]
Congratulations to all the winners of the Employer Recognition Scheme awards
Universal Credit is a single monthly payment that will eventually replace some of the benefits and tax credits you may have claimed previously. Serving personnel and their families may be entitled to Universal Credit when the serving member is temporarily posted overseas. If you and/or your partner are responsible for paying rent for the home […]
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. Mortgages Since December 2016 members of the Armed Forces redeployed within the UK and abroad have been able to rent out their primary […]
The Covenant Fund grants team have collated a series of case studies on both small grants and large grants awarded by the team. These case studies are an invaluable aid to understanding the Covenant Fund, and how it can be utilised in a variety of projects. Click on the icons below to find out how grant money […]
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.
The Sandbag Times is an online magazine written by veterans, for veterans. It contains all the latest national and international armed forces and veterans news. This month’s issue is now available to read online. For information about support and advice on veterans, please take a look at the Veterans page on this website or visit […]