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Tri-Service Transition survey: from military to civilian life, the families’ journey With a focus on transition out of the Armed Forces, the Naval, Army and RAF Families Federations are working together to garner a wide response from those families who have left the Armed Forces in...

Universal Credit is gradually being expanded across the country, so what is it and how might it affect you? It is a single monthly payment that will eventually replace some of the benefits and tax credits you may have claimed previously. The aim is to provide...

The NFF meets annually with the Armed Forces' Pay Review Body (AFPRB) to present feedback from Service People and their families. The AFPRB makes recommendations to the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Defence on military pay, allowances and charges. This year's AFPRB...

The Combined Accommodation Assessment System (CAAS) - Location Review The NFF is pleased to report that the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) will now be reviewing some of the factors within the Combined Accommodation and Assessment System (CAAS). The CAAS charge for individual Service Family Accommodation (SFA) is...

The University of Wolverhampton’s business start-up programme, ‘Supporting the Unsung Hero’ has been awarded further sponsorship by HSBC Bank – extending the venture until 2021. ‘Supporting the Unsung Hero’ is specifically tailored to meet the needs of Armed Forces families, offering them the opportunities and advice in...

The Ministry of Defence has now announced the new winners of the Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Awards, its highest badge of honour for organisations which have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and demonstrated outstanding support for those who serve and have served. The ERS Gold Awards...

The NFF meets annually with the Armed Forces' Pay Review Body (AFPRB) to present feedback from Service People and their families. The AFPRB makes recommendations to the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Defence on military pay, allowances and charges. This year's AFPRB...

In overseas locations, the Minister of Defence (MOD) provides services (or access to services) that, so far conform in type, scope and standard to that required by legislation in England (but paying due regard to the equivalent legislation in the Devolved Administrations). The 2006 Childcare Act...