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Welcome to the Forces Advice blog

As Military Insurance Specialists we aim to bring our customers all the latest news and views about the Armed Forces world, as well as insurance news and tips.

If you need to speak to one of our Advisors about insuring your property or business, then please call us on 0333 772 0613 or contact us

May 2017

Armed Forces Compensation Scheme

May 18th, 2017|

Being a member of the Army, Royal Navy or Royal Air Force or any other branch of HM Armed Forces is something to be proud of. It comes with responsibility, privileges and, unfortunately, a certain [...]

What’s in Your Kit Bag?

May 18th, 2017|

We all have things that we treasure. Some physical (such as photos), some emotional (like memories), and some that just make life easier or more fun, like a Playstation or an Xbox, for example. We [...]

April 2017

A Life Insurance – Less Ordinary

April 28th, 2017|

These days, life insurance adverts seem to be everywhere – on the TV, radio, your newspapers and even through your letterbox. Over 50? In your 20’s or 30’s? In good health, non-smoker? As they say [...]

Let’s Get Serious

April 24th, 2017|

Being in the Armed Forces probably means that you’re usually in tip-top condition, primed, prepared and ready for anything. Whether you’re in the Army, Navy or RAF, your training is designed to keep you that [...]

Military Family Benefits

April 13th, 2017|

When it comes to life, unfortunately, there’s nothing so sure as death – we all have to face it, and, inevitably, our own time will come. One of the best things you can do is [...]

March 2017

Spring Clean Your Finances

March 13th, 2017|

As the days lengthen, the temperatures get warmer and Easter approaches, our thoughts naturally turn to spring. For some people, spring means a really good deep clean of their home, from top to bottom. Being [...]

Military Tax Rebate: Money for Nothing

March 9th, 2017|

We’re sorry for paraphrasing Dire Straits and their classic song, but it seems appropriate. Who wouldn’t want ‘money for nothing’ and with no tricks? With the last Spring Budget yesterday, the Chancellor of the Exchequer [...]

Vitality For Life – Discounted Military Insurance

March 3rd, 2017|

Being a serving member of HM Armed Forces should mean, that generally, you’re in tip-top physical condition for most of the time. Indeed, you probably pride yourself on just how fit and healthy you are, [...]

February 2017

Forces Help to Buy Scheme

February 27th, 2017|

Did you know that you could borrow up to 50% of your annual salary (up to £25,000) interest free over 10 years to help you get on the property ladder? Owning your very own home [...]

Military Travel Insurance – Have Boots Will Travel

February 18th, 2017|

“Everybody needs a little time to get away, I heard you say. Even lovers need a holiday…” So says the song by the great Chicago – and it’s true! No matter how much you love [...]