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Tuesday, 28 February 2017

WISH (Wellbeing Information and Signposting for Herefordshire) Website

WISH can help you find the information you need to help your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing, such as Care and support for adults and children; Directory of Services; Community activities across the county. Contact WISH online, by telephone, or face-to-face Email – info@WISHerefordshire.org Tel: 01432 383880 Visit the regular and ad-hoc WISH pop-ups, or the Hereford WISH office at 9, St Peter's Street, Hereford, HR1 2LE For details of the pop-ups & office opening times, please phone or email WISH or visit the website:www.WISHerefordshire.org

Mobile Phones and Driving - Change to Penalties


Drivers are being warned not to use their mobile phones at the wheel ahead of a new law coming into force which will double the penalties for the offence.
From March 2017 the Fixed Penalty Notice for using a handheld mobile phone while driving will increase to £200 and 6 points

MoneyForce 4th Birthday!!




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Wednesday, 22 February 2017

You Ask We Answer


Don't Forget.......
Your HIVE can help you by finding answers to questions about many aspects of living within a military community and has useful information to help with relocating including how to apply for Service Families Accommodation, Schools, Finding Doctors and Dentists and much more. 
In addition, your HIVE always has up to date information about your military community and the local area. 

SERVICE TO CIVVY - ARE YOU PENSION READY?


MOD’s Veterans UK organisation, part of Defence Business Services (DBS), has launched a campaign to encourage Service Personnel, Veterans and their families to get ‘Pension Ready’.

The campaign aims to promote the Armed Forces Pension Schemes, which are administered by Veterans UK, and motivate the Armed Forces Community to start thinking about their Pension throughout their Service career and not just as they are reaching the end of it.

Veterans UK provide several tools for Serving Personnel including; a yearly Pension Benefit Information Statement (BIS), one free Pension Forecast per year and the online Armed Forces Pension Scheme Calculator. Our Armed Forces are also encouraged to keep their Joint Personnel Administration (JPA) record up-to-date so when it’s time to apply for their Pension there will be no delays.

It’s also vital for the Veteran’s community to let Veterans UK know about any change of circumstances after they’ve left Service and to remember to apply for their Pension at the right time. Our former Armed Forces personnel deserve the Pension they are entitled to and at present our veterans are failing to claim £320M in Pensions they have built up during their Service.


‘You’ve earned it – you apply for it – we’ll pay it!’


Whether they are a new recruit, or a Serviceman or woman starting to think about the road ahead to Civvy Street, or a Veteran with a Preserved Pension, it’s never too early for them to start thinking about their pension.

Click HERE to read the latest newsletter

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Information to support Service Pupils moving between Schools



To view/download this Brochure please click HERE

Combat Stress 24 Hour Helpline for Armed Forces, Veterans & Families


Our free 24-hr Helpline is here for veterans and serving military personnel, and their families.

Monday, 13 February 2017

Service Life Insurance

You can protect the future of your family from today until 2042 at a fixed price FOR THE WHOLE TERM. Perfect for safeguarding your mortgage and with a Government guarantee of payment for operational casualties.

Service Life Insurance 365 was designed and introduced by MOD in 2007 to provide a robust, trustworthy solution for enduring Military Life Cover – when purely commercial operators declined to provide cover for Service Personnel facing the threat from war, weapons of mass destruction or terrorism.


Exclusively available online, you can either pay your premium by Direct Debit from your bank – ideal if you intend to retain SLI365 as a civilian (through to age 65 if you wish) or through your pay account with Joint Personnel Administration ‘JPA’.

SLI365 can provide up to £200,000 lump sum benefit in the event of death or terminal illness - covering all peacetime risks such as traffic accidents and illness. Most importantly, because SLI365 is available under a contract with MoD, it guarantees protection for up to 25 years for any unforeseen operational risk.

A summary of the benefits include:
* Cover on and off duty, 365 days a year
* Up to £200,000 lump sum benefit on death or diagnosis of terminal illness – covering all peacetime risks
* Quick application progress - acceptance a certainty – (18-45 year olds)
* No medical required
* Fixed premium
For every policy taken out we make a donation to tri-service charity, The Not Forgotten Association (nfassociation.org) to support the great work they do in providing help for serving injured and veterans.

So, have a look at a brochure available now from most local HIVEs or visit www.sli365.com where you can get a quote for your chosen term (anything between 5 and 25 years) and chosen benefit amount. If you would like more information, please visit our website www.sli365.com – or drop an email to sliteam@sli365.com to request a unit briefing from our ex-military manager.
Coming soon: tips on writing your life insurance policy in trust . . . www.sli365.com




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