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Joining Military Forces With Business - Bridging The Skills Gap

February 12, 2018

This event - Joining Military Forces With Business - Bridging The Skills Gap - will highlight and provide information on how Britain's ex-Forces personnel can help to bridge the gap in the skills shortage across the region.

The event takes place on the 25th April 2018 at Dudley Army Reserve Centre in Dudley.

By recruiting from ex-military, reservists and cadets, you will access a range of transferable skills, training and the right attitude to help grow your business.

Forces Recruitment Services, is a recruitment consultancy who specialise in helping ex-Servicemen and women find employment when they leave the Armed Forces, but also advises clients on how to recruit them, the right way,


08:45 hrs - Doors open/Arrival

09:00 to 09:20 - Displays by Dudley Reserve Centre

09:30 - Lt Col Richard Jones TD Rifles - SO1(V) | HQ 11 Signal and West Midlands Brigade. Speaking about the employability of The Reservists and their transferable skills, also what they can bring to Employers and their Business.

10:30 - Rob Lummis - Head of Employee Experiences, Jaguar Land Rover Speaking about Jaguar Landrover’s experience on employing Ex-Military and also what they have brought to the business.

11:30 - Paul Lewis – Director FRS - Speaking about the transferable skills of Ex-Military

12:00 - 13:00 - Lunch

13:15 - Christine Thomas – HR Update Employment Law Update

14:00 - Paul Lewis – Director FRS Introduction to The Launch of the Pilot Scheme of the Cadet Internship to The Black Country

14:45 - Networking

15:30 - Event Close

Find out more about the event here.


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