70 RAF Medics are included in the final tranche of redundancies

RAF MEDICSDetails of the fourth and final set of armed forces redundancies have been announced by the Defence Secretary. It includes 70 medical personnel from the RAF.  The report from the MoD stated: ‘The restructuring of the armed forces is a… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Morale and Redundancies

MORALEA story in today’s Daily Telegraph claims that Under Secretary of State for Defence, Lord Astor of Hever, has admitted that redundancies across the Armed Forces has harmed morale amongst Service personnel, and that the MoD has selected personnel for… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Redundancies and recruitment campaigns

REDUNDANCYAn article in the Daily Mirror accuses the MoD of wasting money by making personnel redundant and simultaneously running recruitment campaigns. The MoD has issued the following response… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

The Army say good-bye to 4480 in their latest round of redundancies

ARMYThe Army has today issued their latest round of redundancies, the largest so far, in their bid to reduce overall numbers from 108,000 to 82,000 by 2018. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said: “Today we have… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Redundancy – ‘Will lead to Loss of Crucial Expertise in the Armed Forces’

There is widespread coverage in today’s media of the redundancy notifications. The Daily Telegraph states it will lead to a loss of crucial expertise in the Armed Forces. In response the MoD has said: ‘We have been clear that we will ensure the right balance of skills and expertise are retained across all rank structures so that we continue to meet the demands of current operations and future threats. The number of officers…More information »

726 RAF made Redundant

Today 726 RAF personnel receive their redundancy notices. 70% are volunteers, 30% are not. For those who have volunteered and have already started making plans, the news will be welcome. For those who volunteered but have been told they are required for further service the news will be bitterly disappointing and some may well opt to PVR. For those who did not volunteer, the news will be devastating…More information »

RAF Redundancy Selection Announcement TOMORROW

Tomorrow, Tue 12 Jun 12, RAF personnel will hear if they are to be made redundant, either voluntarily or compulsorily. The Redundancy announcement made on 17 Jan 12 indicated a further 900 were to go from the RAF. Volunteers were asked for but in the event of there not being enough personnel in the right fields willing to go, compulsory redundancy will again take place…More information »

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