A highlights film from the Cobseo AGM is now available…Read more
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Cobseo, the Confederation of Service Charities, welcomes the announcement to establish the first ever Office for Veterans’ Affairs together with the appointments of the two Ministers who will share responsibility for veterans’ affairsRead more
Cobseo, The Confederation of Services Charities, has published an Information Note on efficiencies and rationalisations encouraging its Membership to consider the benefits of collaborative working.Read more
Cobseo, The Confederation of Services Charities, has published an Aide Memoire on Data Protection to support Members with the regulatory requirements of the Information Commissioner’s Office.Read more
Cobseo The Confederation of Service Charities has today (Monday 4th February) launched a self-assessment tool for its Members to help them demonstrate where they are accomplishing good governance.Read more
A message from the Chairman of Cobseo, General Sir John McColl KCB CBE DSO.Read more
Just about everyone in the country by now should be aware the RAF is 100 years old this year. A relative youngest compared to the Royal Navy and the Army but nonetheless a vital component in Britain’s modern armed services. Whilst the sleek fighter aircraft get the admiring looks for the public and media photographers, we should not forget the essential and frequently unsung work undertaken by the RAF’s helicopters and transport squadrons, as well as the large cast of supporting specialists on the ground preparing people and planes for duty.Read more
A new guide launched on 7th June, to help care homes provide better support for the hundreds of thousands* of service men and women in assisted living in the UK.
Produced by Demos think tank, in partnership with the Forces in Mind Trust and the Care Cluster of Cobseo (The Confederation of Service Charities), the guide will be sent to all UK care homes and care home provider headquarters.Read more
We asking you to pledge your support and to update you on some very positive developments on our quest to eliminate Veterans’ homelessness following our reception at the House of Lords in March.
The University of York research that we launched at the reception highlights how some ex-Service personnel slip through the net and end up homeless after leaving the Armed Forces. Evidence suggests that well over a thousand ex-service personnel each year require urgent support to find accommodation.
On the back of this research we developed a Call to Action to help tackle this important issue.Read more