A key recommendation of Lord Ashcroft’s Veteran’s Transition Review cited the creation of work placement schemes in partnership with industry as key to the improvement of the resettlement process.

In response to the February 2014 report Hire a Hero is working alongside businesses in multiple industries to initiate work placement programmes.


VolkerFitzpatrick is one of the leading engineering and construction companies in the UK and provide specialist building, civil engineering and rail expertise to a range of markets to provide a truly integrated service to clients.

Through the NSAfC (National Skills Academy for Construction) VolkerFitzpatrick are able to offer work experience opportunities to those who have served for 5 days, on a voluntary basis at their site in London.

Visit our job board to find out more and apply: Civilian Work Attachment in construction with VolkerFitzpatrick.

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Fidelity International offers world class investment solutions and retirement expertise. They are a privately owned, independent company driven by client needs and have a vision to deliver innovative solutions for a better future.

In partnership with Hire a Hero, Fidelity are offering a variety of work placement opportunities to those who have served. These include:

Employers who have previously provided on-the-job training and civilian work attachments in partnership with Hire a Hero:

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