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The 2013 MOD White Paper on the future of Reservists: What it means for employers

Wed, 2013-07-24 09:00

As you may have seen in the news, the 2013 MOD White Paper on the future of the Reserve Forces has recently been published.

Over the coming years, the number of Reservists will rise and they will play an increasingly important role in the Armed Forces. This will mean they are more likely to be used for military operations. To ensure they are fully prepared for this, there will be some changes to their training commitments.

As part of this process, employers with Reservists can expect to receive more support from the MOD, including:

  • Clearer communication
  • Greater predictability around training and mobilisation commitments
  • For employers of mobilised Reservists, improvements to financial assistance and introduction of a financial award for small and medium-sized enterprises

We feel it’s really important to keep you informed, whether or not you currently employ Reservists.  Read more click here