Military

Armed forces trial Fortnite-style virtual reality training

The Ministry of Defence is to trial a new virtual reality platform for military personnel in an effort to make...

Military veterans ‘guaranteed’ civil service job interviews

6 Feb 2020

Ex-armed forces personnel will be guaranteed interviews for civil service jobs, the government has announced.
So long as they meet...

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RAD Awards 2020 winners: TMP Worldwide takes Work of the Year with The AA

31 Jan 2020

TMP Worldwide took the coveted Work of the Year for its campaign for The AA.

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Army

Concern over frequency of racist incidents in armed forces

19 Dec 2019

Racism is on the rise in the UK's armed forces and concerted action needs to be carried out to curb it.

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Soldier mistaken for colleague wins race discrimination claim

4 Dec 2019

A BAME soldier who was mistaken for BAME colleague and given a scathing performance appraisal as a result has won...

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Employment tribunals have no jurisdiction over US bases in UK

7 Nov 2019

An employment tribunal has accepted that the US government can’t be investigated for breaches of UK employment law in facilities...

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Women find it harder to get a job after leaving armed forces, says report

25 Sep 2019

Female military service leavers are less likely to find a job than males, with many reluctant to apply for roles...

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Former soldiers win race discrimination claim

16 Sep 2019

Two former British soldiers have won a race discrimination claim against the Ministry of Defence.

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Armed forces: minorities more likely to make complaints

7 Aug 2019

Ministers “must get a grip” on tackling the disproportionately high number of complaints raised by female and ethnic minority armed...

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Public sector pay rises will come from existing budgets

22 Jul 2019

The austerity belt has been further loosened with the announcement of public sector pay rises above the rate of inflation, the largest in six years.

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Public sector workers to receive largest pay rise in years

19 Jul 2019

Teachers and police officers will receive the biggest pay rises in six years, the government will announce next week

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Landmark pensions ruling opens doors for other public sector claims

17 Jul 2019

A woman has won the right to access her late partner’s military pension in a landmark Court of Appeal ruling....

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MoD vows to tackle harassment and bullying in the armed forces

16 Jul 2019

New measures to stamp out the discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment in some areas of the armed forces have been...

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How the RAF can add wings to your HR career

27 May 2019

With fantastic benefits and low costs for trainees, the RAF offers people an excellent opportunity to gain confidence and skills...

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CPD: The heat is on – managing thermal comfort and the menopause

5 Apr 2019

Menopausal symptoms can affect all older women and some aged below 45, and can pose challenges for individuals and employers...

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