Monday, 12 February 2018

Valour Bands
*From an article in Civvy Street magazine,
Ash Loudon served for 18 years with the RLC.  After a period as a graphic designer he launched Valour Band, a bracelet designed specifically  for Veterans.

Supporting Families With Childcare Costs

In September 2017 the UK Government introduced a
new Tax-Free Childcare (TFC) scheme to replace all salary
sacrifice schemes introduced from 1989. As a result the
MOD Childcare Voucher scheme, currently run by Sodexo,, will close to new joiners on
31 March 2018.

Sodexo have put together an information sheet and video comparing both schemes to help you decide which scheme is best for you.
Please click here for a link to Information sheet

For the video, please follow the link below: 

Big White Wall - Free Support 24/7 For UK Serving Personnel, Veterans and Their Families

Forces Help to Buy: Help To Get On The Property Ladder


A scheme to help armed forces personnel get on the property ladder.
The full information on help to buy is available
 on the Government website:

What is the scheme?
Who can use the scheme?
How much can be borrowed under the scheme?
How to get it?
Find out about buying a home

Useful Links

Norovirus - Advice On Treating Symptoms At Home

Please Click HERE For More Information

Just for Her - Directory for the Wives, Girlfriends and Families of Military Personnel

Copies can be found in your  HIVE!

Employment Survey AFF Needs Your Help

Are you looking for work and struggling to find a position? AFF needs your help to delve deeper into the difficulties some military spouses and partners face when looking for and remaining in employment. Take our latest survey and you could WIN a Fitbit Ionic smartwatch. 

Whether or not you are currently working, we want to know more about the impact military life has on your career. We’ll use your experiences to look at what more is needed and what you feel will make a real difference to spouses and partners like you. 

Forces for warmth

Vacancies For Welfare Officers - Defence Medical Welfare Service

If you are enthusiastic, self-confident, have empathy for the Armed Forces, possess great interpersonal skills, then this could be the job for you.
To view the job description and application form please click HERE