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Armed Forces Pensions set to rise significantly for the second year running

Armed Forces Pensions set to rise significantly for the second year running

The Forces Pension Society welcomes the Government’s decision to increase Armed Forces pensions in line with the Consumer Prices Index for another year. It means this years’ increase will be 6.7% and follows last years’ uplift of 10.1%.
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Merging the Civil Service GFIE and RISE Schemes

Merging the Civil Service GFIE and RISE Schemes

The Going Forward into Employment (GFIE) team are making a change to how we operate the Recruitment Internship Supporting Employment (RISE) programme.
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South West Water signs Armed Forces Covenant

South West Water signs Armed Forces Covenant

South West Water, part of Pennon Group, has shown its direct support for veterans by signing the Armed Forces Covenant.
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Forces Pension Society: A Little Reminder About Tax

Forces Pension Society: A Little Reminder About Tax

Mary Petley of the Forces Pension Society advises on the allowances for the new tax year.
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Improving Life Skills in the UK Armed Forces Community

Improving Life Skills in the UK Armed Forces Community

We are seeking currently serving personnel and the spouses/partners of currently serving personnel (aged 18 and over) to take part in an online anonymous survey about Life Skills.
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Leonardo goes live on the CTP website.

Leonardo goes live on the CTP website.

Leonardo is the 2nd largest supplier of defence equipment to the UK MOD and encompasses many iconic engineering names from the past including: Ferranti, GEC, Marconi, and Westlands.
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Voneus Broadband signs the Armed Forces Covenant and ramps up recruitment drive

Voneus Broadband signs the Armed Forces Covenant and ramps up recruitment drive

At Voneus, we’re proud to be one of the largest rural broadband providers in the country, serving customers across England and Wales.
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April 2023 Pension Increases

April 2023 Pension Increases

Armed Forces pensions, once awarded, are adjusted in April each year by the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
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CTP Employer Forum 2022

CTP Employer Forum 2022

We recently hosted our annual Employer Forum at J.P. Morgan's head office in London alongside a selection of current employers, Service leavers with amazing success stories and the UK’s Minister for Defence People, Veterans and Service Families, Dr Andrew Murrison MP.
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UK-Wide Veterans' Survey - Share your experiences of using services in the veteran community

UK-Wide Veterans' Survey - Share your experiences of using services in the veteran community

The government wants the UK to be the best place for veterans to live in the world. Today they've launched the Veterans' Survey to gather views from the UK veteran community on how to shape future services.
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Forces skills and values praised by nation’s leaders at largest ever Soldiering On Awards ceremony

Forces skills and values praised by nation’s leaders at largest ever Soldiering On Awards ceremony

Last week, representatives from the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) and ManpowerGroup – who had very recently been re-awarded the prestigious Ministry of Defence Gold Employer Recognition Award – co-sponsored a table at the largest ever Soldiering On Awards ceremony.
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