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Spotlight on the Finalists for the Forces in Mind Trust Working Together category in the Soldiering On Awards!

This week we are delighted to congratulate Battling On CIC, Cobseo Housing Cluster and Nick Wood from York St John University – our wonderful finalists for the Forces in Mind Trust Working Together award category, sponsored by Forces in Mind Trust.

Ray Lock, Chief Executive of Forces in Mind Trust said “The Soldiering on Awards are a great way to acknowledge the achievements of those who serve in, and support, the Armed Forces Community.

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Soldiering On Awards 2018 Finalists Reception

Last night saw the 2018 award finalists gather together for a special celebratory reception held at the House of Lords.

The evening’s host, Soldiering On Awards President, General the Lord Dannatt, welcomed 170 guests, including our 41 finalists along with their nominators, to the Cholmondeley Room and Terrace at the Palace of Westminster.

Speaking during the event, Lord Dannatt praised all the finalists. “Now into its eighth year, the Soldiering On Awards exists to unite all of our community, together in a common purpose. Our aim is to recognise the achievements of the entire diverse group of people who have served their country, including our Reserve Forces and Cadets.”

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6th February 2018: OA Webinar – Coaching and Mentoring

We are delighted to welcome Phil Hayes, Chairman of Management Futures, to speak to us tonight about the value of Coaching and Mentoring.

If you already have some experience as a professional coach but are looking for a reliable framework and a way of filling known or potential gaps in your practice or you have a background in training, OD or HR and now want to step into coaching then this webinar is for you.

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8th February – Self-Employment Discovery (Newcastle)

Whether you’ve already started working on your business idea, or are just considering self-employment, come along to our business workshop and meet like-minded people.

This practical workshop will take you through the pros and cons of self-employment. Working both as a group and individually, you will gain an awareness of what starting up a business means; to you, your family, and your finances.

By the end of this one-day workshop you will have a better idea of what starting a business entails, and have a clear understanding of what support is on offer, so you can plan your next steps.

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Spotlight on the Finalists for the Healthcare and Rehabilitation category in the Soldiering On Awards!

This week we are delighted to congratulate Defence Medical Welfare Service, Deptherapy & Deptherapy Education, Dr Aamer Khan: Back On Track, and Military and Police Support (MAPS) – our inspiring finalists for the Healthcare and Rehabilitaiton award category, sponsored by Redwood Technologies Group.

Martin Taylor, Sales and Marketing Director, Redwood Technologies Group said: “Redwood Technologies Group is delighted to continue as sponsor of the Healthcare and Rehabilitation Award for 2018.

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Spotlight on the Finalists for Lifetime Achievement category in the Soldiering On Awards!

Each week in the run up to Awards night on the 20th April, we will be showcasing the Finalists in each of the 12 Soldiering On Awards categories.

Follow the link below to see the amazing Finalists in the Lifetime Achievement Award category.

With our congratulations to Neil Deaville, Capt Colin Macnab and Neil Bettison for your outstanding achievements!

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15th February – Join an X-Forces business start-up expert for a free one-to-one advice session

90 minute business start-up support from X-Forces Enterprise Experts

Our Business Surgeries are here to give you one-to-one support whether you have a few pressing questions, or want to really understand what running a business could mean for you.

X-Forces, an award-winning business support organisation, is the leading organisation for enterprise in the Armed Forces community.

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LifeWorks and LifeWorks Families Course Dates 2018

Dates for RBLI’s intensive veteran employment programme LifeWorks have been released for 2018. Of the veterans who have attended LifeWorks courses, 83% find sustained employment within a year, 80% of those individuals suffer with either a physical or mental disability or health condition.

The LifeWorks Families schedule has also been updated. LWF is a support service which aims to help veteran’s spouses and partners into sustained employment.

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*Soldiering on Awards 2018 – Finalists Announced!*

On 10th January 2018, we announced our 43 amazing Finalists for the 2018 Soldiering On Awards from all areas of the UK and all walks of life. Each Finalist will be represented at a special Finalists reception at the House of Lords and will go forward to the Awards Night on the 20th April.
The 2018 Awards include three new Business Award categories in partnership with X-Forces, recognising the exceptional accomplishments of former members of the armed forces in the business community.

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Soldiering On Awards announce Finalists for 2018 Awards

10th January 2018 sees the announcement of 43 amazing Finalists for the 2018 Soldiering On Awards from all areas of the UK and all walks of life. All will go forward to Awards Night on the 20th April.

Soldiering On Awards President and Vice President and co-Chairs of Judges, General the Lord Dannatt and Debra Allcock-Tyler along with their distinguished panel of Awards Judges are delighted to announce the Finalists in each award category; chosen from an outstanding selection of nominations received.

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