Meet Our Partners
Established in 1920, the Officers’ Association exists to help officers as they transition from a military to a civilian career. The aim of any career transition is to achieve a fulfilling and sustainable career; one that takes into account individual circumstances, aspirations and skills. We help to make this happen. We champion the skills and qualities of the officer job seeker and provide evidence based research in support of our work. Last year we worked with over 4,700 officers from across the Armed Forces as they moved into civilian employment.
OnBoarding Officers has been recognised as an approved partner of Nurole, the disruptive online platform democratising access to board level roles. With over 25,000 members across 100+ countries, Nurole provides access to a range of board level paid opportunities from startups to FTSE 100 as well as pro bono trustee roles that are otherwise hard to come by.
Army & Navy Club
The Rag is one of London’s most prestigious private clubs with a military heritage - welcoming members from around the globe, all walks of life and from both military and non-military backgrounds. The Club has an impressive 180 year history, founded in 1837 with the Duke of Wellington as one of its original Members. Today, HM The Queen is the Club’s Royal Patron. Originally a private club exclusively for military officers, the Club now welcomes professional men and women from both military and civilian backgrounds who like to enjoy all the benefits which club membership offers.
British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS)
BFRS is a Social Enterprise created to help the Armed Forces Community (AFC) with their transition into civilian life. BFRS supports the AFC by working with companies across the UK that are looking to hire, retrain and offer career advice Service Leavers and Veterans. We know that your resettlement is more than just the brief time around you leaving the services, and that it isn’t just personnel from the regular forces who are affected. This is why our services are open to Service Leavers, Reserve Forces, Veterans, civilian MOD Employees, as well as partners and families, and it doesn’t matter how long or how long ago you served.
One Way Or Another
One Way Or Another is an Ex-Forces Talent & Management Consultancy. We want to make sure HM Forces Veterans get the recognition and gratitude they deserve and show the corporate world the enormous value our Ex-Forces men and women have to offer. One Way Or Another was set up to ensure their transition to enriching new careers is supported every step of the way. We assist those who are just leaving the forces all the way through to veterans and families.
GatenbySanderson is the UK’s leading people intelligence advisory business within the public and not for profit sector. We find, recruit and develop leaders to the most challenging roles within highly complex, scrutinised environments. We build long term, intelligent relationships and provide outstanding people care and unrivalled sector expertise, accelerating forward momentum for public service organisations.
Clarke Willmott LLP
Clarke Willmott LLP is a national law firm with seven offices across the country, in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton and Taunton. Their lawyers are some of the most highly regarded advisors in the region and as part of a national law firm have strong foundations and great scope. Clarke Willmott regularly works closely with Companies of all sizes, directors and other stakeholders to provide pragmatic and commercial advice.
Central Hall Westminster
Central Hall Westminster is London’s largest purpose-built Conference & Events Centre. It is located opposite Westminster Abbey next to Parliament Square. It is a not for profit company that exists to enhance its architecturally significant building and to provide money for charitable works globally.
KUDOS is an independent boutique catering partner, creating exceptional food, retail & event experiences across a national portfolio of leading visitor attractions and venues. For over 30 years we have developed fresh concepts infused with wisdom & innovation, delivering culinary delights and hospitality across a wide spectrum of iconic venues.
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