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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, tips and advice.

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

February 2017

Military Mortgage – Bricks & Mortar

February 18th, 2017|

Napoleon Bonaparte once said “England is a nation of shopkeepers!” We (not forgetting our Scottish, Northern Irish and Welsh compatriots of the United Kingdom) prefer to be known, as a nation of hard-working, brave and [...]

January 2017

Made in the Royal Navy

January 16th, 2017|

The current advertising campaign for the Royal Navy is quite compelling. If you haven’t seen the adverts, they tell the story (usually of a young lad), who has gone through various stages of life, seemingly, [...]

Why Choose Us?

January 8th, 2017|

There are many places you could go to for your insurance and financial products (insurance, mortgages, vehicle finance and the like) – your bank, a high-street broker or financial adviser. Unfortunately, you could end up [...]

December 2016

Military Redundancy Insurance

December 27th, 2016|

As a member of the British Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force or Marines, it’s difficult to comprehend the fact that you might lose your job. After all, being a serving member of HM Forces [...]

Military Reserves Insurance

December 21st, 2016|

Are you Reserved? The Armed Forces of the United Kingdom are well-equipped, well-trained and ready to go – but there’s a branch that often gets overlooked – and that’s our military reserves. The face the [...]

The Gift of Protection

December 12th, 2016|

As the festive season approaches, there are lots of things to think about, whether you’re on deployment, in barracks or at home. Friends, family, presents, wrapping, cards, postage, and, if you’re lucky enough to be [...]

November 2016

Christmas is coming…

November 23rd, 2016|

Your home is your castle, and, as you know only too well because of your job, protection is everything. Christmas is coming, and, unfortunately, that means that the less scrupulous members of society will have [...]

Choosing Military Life Insurance

November 12th, 2016|

As Armistice Day services remind us, nobody is immune to loss, grief and sacrifice. This is particularly felt amongst serving members of the Army, Navy and Royal Air Force – you may have lost friends [...]

October 2016

Why Bother with Kit?

October 16th, 2016|

When you enlist with HM Armed Forces, you’ll be given kit – some temporary, some permanent – and most of it is very expensive to replace should it become lost, stolen or damaged in some [...]

Are You Carrying Too Much?

October 7th, 2016|

Being a member of HM Armed Forces is an adventure, a privilege and let’s be honest, you’re organised into a routine mostly from morning until night. But, when real life strikes, it can be a [...]