Monday, 29 February 2016

Protecting Children is your responsibility too...

Most children enjoy happy childhood experiences within their own family. Unfortunately, for some this is not the case. During difficult family times everyone has a responsibility to protect children from harm.

What is harm?

Harm is ill treatment or child abuse. Here are some examples:

Emotional abuse – may involve making a child constantly feel worthless or unloved, frightened or in danger.

Thursday, 25 February 2016

New Babcock SFA Handbook

The new Service Families Accommodation (SFA) Handbook is currently being delivered to SFA across the estate by your Housing Estate Manager. The handbook provides occupants with all essential information on the Defence Infrastructure Organisation who are responsible for the housing estate in Germany and Babcock who are responsible for property maintenance and repairs. It also includes all the details that you will need in order to contact them. Other items in the Handbook include steps to reducing condensation, energy saving tips, snow and ice clearance, grounds maintenance and much more. Please take time to read through the Handbook once it has been delivered to your address.

Monday, 22 February 2016

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Disneyland Paris Forces Discount

Did you know that Disneyland Paris offer 50% off Park tickets for Service Personnel? Just show your ID card when purchasing tickets at the park, offer valid for one Service member and 4 accompanying guests. For more information please visit:

Friday, 12 February 2016

Big White Wall

Service Leavers Guide

As of 1 Jan 2016, the service leavers guide will be available as a digital download only and will no longer be distributed to service personnel in hard copy format. Ensuring that service leavers are signposted to the digital copy no later than 9 months to their termination date, is the responsibility of the first line resettlement team.

Tutors required Paderborn

Thursday, 4 February 2016

Illegal Downloading and File-sharing - action to take if contacted by a German law firm

If you have received a letter from a German law firm specialising in claims against unlawful downloading, or the file sharing of music or films and you are not sure what to do, we have some simple advice on how to approach the issue. Whilst most people have at some point or other downloaded music or films from an Internet website, very few net surfers seem to be aware that downloading without payment is unlawful. In simple terms it is considered to be theft.

Tax Credits for Childcare - new link added

Childcare Vouchers Scheme Are you a parent or guardian of a child under 15? If yes, you could save over £900 a year by claiming childcare vouchers. Childcare vouchers are a government initiative designed to help working parents pay for childcare. You can convert part of your salary into vouchers, saving the tax and national insurance you would normally pay. If you would like to know more about the scheme, or think you may be eligible, click here[1].pdf

Monday, 1 February 2016

DEL Transition Training

Please click here for information.