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Thursday, 10 March 2016

Minley HIVE is Temporarily Closed Awaiting Staff Recruitment

 


Minley HIVE will be closed from 10 March 2016, and will be unmanned until recruitment of a new HIVE Information Support Officer is completed.

Information on this blog will be updated at regular intervals but cannot be guaranteed to be current until the new HIVE Information Support Officer is in post.  

To find another HIVE to assist with your enquiry please visit:


If your enquiry is urgent please call the Welfare Office on 01252 863686 

Friday, 4 March 2016

CA - Our Contracted Service Levels

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Thursday, 3 March 2016

Send-a-Hug : Little Troopers


As a charity Little Troopers have recently relaunched their new Separation Packs and Send a Hug Kits for military families. These are tangible resources to help the British Army through repeated separation periods from their service person.


You can see more at www.littletroopers.net

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Little Troopers



As a charity we have recently relaunched our new Separation Packs and Send a Hug Kits for military families.

These are tangible resources to help British, Army, Royal Navy or Royal Air Force families through repeated separation periods from their service person and are of a tri-service design.

You can see more at www.littletroopers.net

Friday, 26 February 2016

Big White Wall - Support To Armed Forces, Veterans and Families

Go to www.bigwhitewall.com

British Airways - Skyflyer Solo Service (unaccompanied minor service) To End 31 January 2017


 
The British Airways Skyflyer Solo service (unaccompanied minor service) will close and no longer be available on British Airways operated flights
Please be aware of this update if you are currently on an overseas assignment or about to relocate abroad. 

We are no longer taking bookings for the Skyflyer Solo service. However all existing bookings will be honoured.



Further information and Q&A are on the links below. 


http://www.britishairways.com/travel/gsanswer/public/en_gb?faqid=5447 

More information issued from J1 EJSU shortly.

HM Forces - UK School Directory

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Monday, 15 February 2016

Armed Forces Childcare Voucher Scheme


You could be saving up to £933 in childcare costs – are you missing out?

For more information please click on the link below
http://www.modchildcare.co.uk/

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Joint Casualty & Compassionate Centre (JCCC) Films And App Launched

 
Does your family know who to contact in the Military if you are faced with an emergency at home? Download the new Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC) app ‘MOD ICE’ to guide you through the most common types of family emergency and how JCCC can help. Two new JCCC briefing films are also available to watch, download and follow key messages. JCCC FILMS

Forces Free Air Letters (FFALs): Blueys


Please check the BFPO number below  to see if you require a postage stamp or ask at your local post office
FFALs, commonly known as ‘Blueys’, can be posted in a standard postbox in the UK or a BFPO postbox overseas. HM Forces Aerogrammes (blueys) are an all in one letter and envelope. They are available from all UK Post Office branches or BFPOs and may be sent free of charge to forces personnel on operational duty at the following BFPO addresses:
205, 222, 254, 255, 267, 276, 309, 334, 335, 358, 367, 368, 381, 399, 436, 442, 443, 448, 482, 485, 494, 496, 497, 501, 550, 567, 572, 576, 590, 597, 598, 602, 604, 605, 606, 607, 608, 611, 617, 625, 626, 627, 631, 632, 636, 639, 651, 652, 655, 660, 675, 684, 685, 689, 695, 711, 759, 762, 764, 767, 779, 798
Note 1: FFALs are not to include enclosures of any kind.
Note 2: FFALs sent to BFPO addresses not listed above must be paid for at normal postage rates.

Friday, 5 February 2016

Help for the Armed Forces Spouses/Partners of Service Personnel



Click here for information from the Department for Work & Pensions for spouses and partners of Service personnel.

Friday, 29 January 2016

Make a Difference: Volunteer for The Royal British Legion

Make a Difference: #Volunteer for The Royal British Legion. We have opportunities Nationwide from Fund Raising to helping our beneficiaries directly. Please log onto our webpage or call the Contact Centre (free phone) 0808 802 8080.

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Getting the Most out of MoneyForce - Money Advice for UK Service People

http://www.moneyforce.org.uk/

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www.moneyforce.org.uk

Service Families Accommodation - CAAS Grading Concerns

CAAS - by now everyone should have received their CAAS letters, informing them of the new charges for their quarters. If anyone has a concern, please contact the Unit Welfare Office. Particularly if you were initially informed that your daily rate would be reduced, and have since been informed of an increase. 

If you wish to challenge your CAAS grading, please see the link below which includes a link to JSP 464 and a template challenge letter:

 
CAAS is part of the MOD led New Employment Model (NEM) change programme.

Monday, 25 January 2016