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X-Forces – upcoming workshops

X-Forces is running upcoming workshops in London, Liverpool, Manchester; supported ABF The Soldiers’ Charity and Royal British Legion. X-Forces provide opportunities to service leavers, military spouses & partners, reservists, cadets and children of forces personnel with entrepreneurial ambition and helps fast track them into business ownership through direct access to bespoke business mentoring, planning and financial assistance.

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Responding to the Chilcot Report

There have been many events which have made 2016 a year of note. For the Defence community, one such event was the publication of the Iraq Inquiry (Chilcot) report on 6 July. While media interest on Chilcot may have quickly shifted to other events, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has continued to focus on the Report. Chilcot tells us an important story about our recent past and it is important that the Department responds to the lessons that can be drawn from his Report.

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Naval charity donates £20,000 to help disabled veterans

The Worthing-based Queen Alexandra Hospital Home (QAHH) has been awarded a grant of £20,000 from The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and Greenwich Hospital.

The grant is towards the costs of delivering a tailored rehabilitation programme to disabled Royal Navy and Royal Marines Veterans and their dependants. The rehab services included in the grant are: Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Social and Recreational activities, Neuropsychologist, Chaplaincy and Mini-Ambulance service.

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ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is named as one of the UK’s most trusted charities

In the latest Third Sector Charity Brand Index (CBI), which gauges public awareness of the charity sector, our Charity, has come top in a number of categories. The Charity was ranked number one for ‘using its money well’, and for ‘delivering on its promise’ – to support soldiers, veterans and their immediate families – out of the top 154 charities in the UK.

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Free One day Digital Skills Workshop for Spouses, Helensburgh, Scotland – 26 January

On the 26 of January 2017 – Free One day Digital Skills Workshop, Helensburgh, Scotland, 09:30 – 17:00

Another great opportunity for spouses, whether they are starting a business or are entrepreneurs already or if they just want more insight into the ever changing world of technology. This workshop is presented by Freeformers UK and requires the attendees to have no prior experience.

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