Service pay explained: the X-Factor

The X-Factor is a pensionable addition to pay that recognises the special conditions of service experienced by members of the Armed Forces compared with their civilian peers… More information

New Alliance Brings Entrepreneurial Expertise

xforcesThe University of Wolverhampton receives funding to develop and deliver a start-up course across the UK, for small businesses. The ten month programme consists of… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

MoD responds to news surrounding Armed Forces pay Decision

MOD“It has been reported that the Ministry of Defence has not accepted the recommendation of the Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body (AFPRB) for a 0.5% increase in the X-Factor, a supplement added to Forces wages to reflect the hardships and uncertainties of military life.  “MoD has accepted… More information

Government not accepted recommendation to raise X-Factor

PAYThe 2013 report of the Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body (AFPRB) has made it recommendations in its report to the Government. The Government has not accepted the recommendation to raise X-Factor by 0.5%. All other recommendations put forward by the AFPRB have been accepted and will take effect from 1 Apr 13. The AFPRB Recommendations were: A 1% increase… More information

Pay Recommendations expected

PAYWe are expecting the recommendations of the Armed Forces Pay Review Body (AFPRB) to be announced soon. Along with other public sector employees, the Armed Forces are restricted to a maximum 1% pay rise in this coming pay round and even that 1% it is not guaranteed. 2012 was the year X-Factor was due for its 5 year review, currently valued at 14%…More information »

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