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Why service leavers should dream bigger

Military service leavers should not limit their second-career ambitions. There is a huge breadth of opportunities waiting for those with the confidence and awareness to pursue them, says British...

Ex-Forces in Business Awards

Join business and military leaders as the world’s largest celebration of military veterans in second careers returns to Glasgow and London.



19 August 2021, DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow, Cambridge St
2 December 2021, InterContinental London – the O2

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Why service leavers should dream bigger

Military service leavers should not limit their second-career ambitions. There is a huge breadth of opportunities waiting for those with the confidence and awareness to pursue them, says British Ex-Forces in Business Awards finalist Neil Usborne. How do you go from...

Finalists revealed: Scottish Ex-Forces in Business Awards

Following delays caused by Covid-19, the world’s leading celebration of veterans in second careers is returning to Scotland. Today we reveal the finalists for these unique awards. The finalists for the second annual Scottish edition of the Ex-Forces in Business...

The journey to Civvy Street of an Ultimate Warrior

Former Royal Marines commando Adam Ashe may have won the coveted ‘Ultimate Warrior’ at the Wounded Warrior Games, but his transition to civilian life hasn’t been without its challenges. Adam Ashe recalls first wanting to join the Royal Marines when watching a...

How veterans can upskill the rural economy

With the land-based sector facing a national skills shortage, former Army officer Fiona Galbraith has built a business to help power the rural economy by utilising the largely untapped talent pool formed by military service leavers. Fiona Galbraith still has the...

From rebellious teenager to diversity champion, via the British Army

Justine Hodgkinson’s experiences in the military armed her with the skills, values and confidence to become a third-sector leader and champion of women in the workplace. Like many servicemen and women, it was a family member that inspired Justine Hodgkinson to join...

Why service leavers should dream bigger

Military service leavers should not limit their second-career ambitions. There is a huge breadth of opportunities waiting for those with the confidence and awareness to pursue them, says British Ex-Forces in Business Awards finalist Neil Usborne. How do you go from...

How veterans can upskill the rural economy

With the land-based sector facing a national skills shortage, former Army officer Fiona Galbraith has built a business to help power the rural economy by utilising the largely untapped talent pool formed by military service leavers.

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