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  • There are various allowances that Service Personnel may become eligible for in certain circumstances or at different qualifying points in their career, such as a new Assignment. Please see a list of most common allowances here.

  • There are several discounts available to Serving personnel and their family members to help reduce cost and stress when you travel.

  • Armed Forces personnel will no longer have to face cancellation fees for their broadband and media packages when posted overseas or to another part of the UK. The commitment from...

  • The Ministry of Defence works closely with three credit unions under the banner of Joining Forces and has facilitated direct salary sacrifice via JPA to encourage saving and to make...

  • Service personnel with Wonga loans are being offered a "payday payoff" loan facility from Plane Saver Credit Union.

  • There are lots of offers available to Armed Forces personnel and their families:   Defence Discount Service Here you can find discount vouchers for a wide variety of high street...

  • Spouses/civil partners who accompany their Service partner on an overseas assignment are unable to claim Maternity Allowance. However, there are other options availble. Find out more about this here.

  • If you’re looking for free and impartial advice, the Monday Advice Service is government-run and can help you improve your finances, using tools and calculators to keep track and plan ahead,...

  • We’ve put together some great holiday offers for Naval Service families, whether you’re after a budget break with the kids or a 5* Spa weekend treat, please click here.   ...

  • Before choosing any kind of insurance, you may want to take a look at our guide here.

  • The School of Law at Queen Mary University of London established a legal advice centre in 2006, which is open to the general public. Through their Law For Forces Project,...

  • Grandparents caring for grandchildren under 12 could qualify for National Insurance credits that can top up their income in retirement. Many working-age grandmothers and fathers could qualify for Class 3...

  • It’s important to make a Will and keep it up-to-date, to ensure that your money and possessions are allocated according to your wishes. Failure to leave a Will can mean...

  • The Ministry of Defence has produced a guide to expenses and allowances for Serving personnel and the support families could receive. This booklet is accessible here.

  • Spouses and civil partners of Service personnel could apply for a new type of National Insurance credit to protect their State Pension. Find out more about this here.

  • The Naval Families Federation shared the announcement made by the Government last year (2017), that spouses and civil partners of Service personnel will be able to apply for a new...

  • In preparation for presenting evidence to the AFPRB 2018, the NFF carried out a short online survey on pay. Read the results in full here.

  • Full details are in the documents below, together with details of Expenses and Allowances, as well as Food and Accommodation charges: Food and Accommodation Charges Allowance and Expenses Rates  Training Bounties...

  • There are currently three Armed Forces Pension Schemes for members of the Armed Forces. Find out more about the schemes here.

  • Located in New Forest National Park, the Poppy Pod Village is the Tile Barn Outdoor Centre’s legacy to Armed Forces personnel. The Poppy Pod Membership for 2019 is now open for purchase. Serving personnel (Regular and Reservists) and Veterans can join this scheme and use the facility for free, alo

  • A new compensation scheme has been announced in July 18 for those who are affected by the increase in Scottish tax rates. Visit here for further information.

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