skills gap

Small businesses encouraged to try "highly-skilled and motivated" service leavers

Small businesses encouraged to try "highly-skilled and motivated" service leavers

SMALL businesses are being encouraged to reap the rewards of employing highly-skilled and motivated service leavers in a new report from the Federation of Small Businesses.

A Force for Business: Service Leavers and Small Business describes how businesses employing veterans have reported benefits including resolved skills shortages, improved team performance and fresh perspectives and creative ideas.

Retired Rear Admiral to CEO on military leadership and how ex-military personnel could close crucial skills gaps

Simon Hardern , retired Rear Admiral gives us a small insight into his military career and the key transferable skills he gained that he still uses today; he also shares why he believes ex-military personnel make great leaders and could be the key to the success of helping close some of the crucial skills gaps.

New Data From Deloitte Reveals 'Stark Disconnect Between The Rhetoric And The Reality' Of Veteran Employment

A comprehensive report, published today (18th November 2016) by Deloitte in collaboration with Armed Forces charities the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) and the Officers’ Association, reveals a “stark disconnect between the rhetoric and the reality” of veteran employment.