Month: February 2019

Employers point of view on working with the military

Auctus Management Group Limited, and its subsidiary businesses RSS Infrastructure Ltd and INFRA Skills Ltd, is committed to its partnership with the British Armed Forces. Together we have worked on a series of initiatives designed to attract talented personnel into both the military from within rail, light rail and construction/civil sectors, and supported the Groups continued mission to supporting those leaving military service…

Staffordshire school sign Armed Forces Covenant

John Wheeldon Primary Academy is located in Stafford, close to MoD Stafford. Since the return of many service personnel to the area, the number of Service children attending the school has increased. It was for this reason that the Academy wanted to join together and signed the Armed Forces Covenant. The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise by the nation ensuring that those who serve…

Royal Yeomanry embark on Exercise Snow Fox

Both B Squadron Royal Yeomanry (RY) and D Squadron Royal Yeomanry took part in Exercise Snow Fox in January 2019 to complete a week of skiing in the French Alps. You can read more about both units adventures below:   B Squadron RY The unit’s exercise started with their squadron members travelling to Val D’Isere in the French Alps, a stunning skiing location…

BURNU take part in Royal Navy Alpine Championships

This year 11 members of Birmingham University Royal Naval Unit (BURNU) attended the Royal Navy Alpine Championships in Tignes, France, from 12th – 19th January 2019. The Alpine Championships are organised every year by the Royal Navy Winter Sports Association and take place over a two-week period with around 500 Royal Navy and Royal Marine personnel taking part during that time for one…

Worcester volunteer receives a coveted British Citizen Award

CPO Robert McCarthy, from Worcester has been honoured at a prestigious ceremony on 24th January 2019.  Robert received a British Citizen Award for Services to Volunteering (BCAv), at the Palace of Westminster. Rob has made a huge impact on Worcester, Malvern and Severn District Sea Cadets over 38 years.  During almost 4 decades he has volunteered over 80 hours per month and worked…

Halfords Group signs Armed Forces Covenant

Halfords Group signed the Government’s Armed Forces Covenant on 6th February 2019 as it launched a range of measures to support service leavers and veterans, helping them access training and careers in Halfords retail shops and Autocentres. The initiative was launched jointly with the Ministry of Defence and will result in greater support for those leaving the armed forces, as well as Reservists,…

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