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New research on accomodation for veterans

New research from the University of York highlights how some vulnerable former Servicemen and women slip through the net and end up homeless after leaving the Armed Forces. Veterans reported that...


Military personnel in Scotland to be protected from tax hikes

Thousands of members of the Armed Forces community in Scotland will not be affected by tax rises introduced this year by the Scottish Government. The Ministry of Defence unveiled plans to compensate...


Successful partnership between the RAF Benevolent Fund and Relate extends relationship counselling service to veterans

Now entering its eighth year, the RAF Benevolent Fund's partnership with relationship counselling service Relate has been so successful the service is being extended to include veterans and their...


Project helping veterans affected by fuel poverty gets underway

Power Force is a new project from Veterans' Gateway partner The Footprint Trust aimed at directly helping the ex-Service community on the Isle of Wight who are suffering the effects of fuel poverty...


Self-employment research project for ex-Service personnel – volunteers needed

The motivations and experiences of ex-Service personnel, Reservists and military spouses in self-employment have been historically under-researched. That's why Forces in Mind Trust commissioned...


Launch of Chelsea Football Club and Sporting Force partnership

Sporting Force and Chelsea FC launch their exciting new partnership, offering a wide range of opportunities to ex-Service veterans. This includes an employability course over two weeks delivered by...


Take part in a global event to mark Remembrance Day

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (a new Veterans' Gateway partner) is inviting you to take part in an exciting global event, on the 11th November, to commemorate those who have died in the two...


Veterans more likely to struggle with alcohol misuse, but continue to be put off seeking help

Research by the UK's leading veterans' mental health charity Combat Stress has found that veterans are significantly more likely to abuse alcohol than the general public, but many veterans with...


Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2017

In December the government published its annual report on the Armed Forces Covenant, which it is required to do so by law. Within the report (page 46) there is also confirmation that the government...


Veterans in custody in Surrey to receive support from Armed Forces custody project

Serving Armed Forces personnel and veterans who are taken into custody in Surrey will benefit from a new joint project launched by the Police and Crime Commissioner and funded by the Armed Forces...