How Effective is your Military Engagement Programme?

Increasingly more organisations are benefitting from recruiting veterans. Use the checklist below to see where your organisation fits on its military engagement journey. How many of the criteria below does your organisation meet? Starting The business understands the commercial and social case for hiring veterans. There is a dedicated individual to manage this work, in […]

11th June 2018

Stars Rally for Veteran Employment

Joanna Lumley, Ray Winstone and Richard Wilson are some of the celebrities starring in three short films promoting military veteran employment. The celebrities highlight the skills veterans can bring to employers, and some of the barriers that need to be overcome for them to secure new fulfilling careers when they leave the military. Other celebrity […]

27th October 2017

Carillion’s Best Practice Guide to Creating a Workplace Attachment Programme

Responsible businesses across the country want to support the Services and fill the skills gap in their workforce but do not yet have a Workplace Attachment Programme in place to take advantage of the talent leaving the Armed Forces. This was found to be one of the most effective ways to support Service Leavers at […]

25th October 2016

NHS Step Into Health Programme

This programme offers potential employees the opportunity to understand whether working for the NHS and the potential career path is right for them. In addition, as a result of the Step into Health Programme, an informal buddying system has evolved within the Trust where staff with a military background have come forward to offer mentoring, […]

8th March 2017