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The British Army Benefits

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  • Sick Pay  (55 comments)

    “The British army will keep paying soldiers with long term issues that prevent them from doing their job far longer than it should.”

  • Death in Service  (17 comments)

    “Real possibility. I don't know what civilian employers are like but the army must be good at it?”

  • Pension Plan  (16 comments)

    “Good non contributory pension scheme. Half pension can be drawn after 20 years service for officers”

  • 27 Nov 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Salisbury, England

    All inclusive. Time off can become challenging, but it's frankly up to you to manage it. And you can take your dog to work.

  • 05 Dec 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in London, England

    health care, housing and travel

  • 17 Nov 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current HM Forces in Dundee, Scotland

    Healthcare services are very good, good pension.

  • 05 Nov 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Infantry Soldier in Woolwich, England

    You get great qualifications for the future and a decent pension

  • 05 Nov 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Commissioned Officer in Andover, England

    It is unevenly distributed. Those that pursue army initiatives such as buying own home near place of work are then comparatively penalised by posting away from that area, being unable to draw the benefits of service housing, or the schooling allowance for children.

  • 15 Oct 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Aldershot, England

    Paid more for working overseas but home life can be affected due to the length of time you’re away

  • 02 Oct 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current FST commander in Newcastle upon Tyne, England

    Great pension, free gym and healthcare. Reduced housing costs and travel. Opportunity for sport and adventurous training!

  • 15 Sep 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Bath, England

    Leave, dental, housing, education, pension.

  • 10 Sep 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Army Captain in Brecon, Wales

    The overall benefits package is very good but it is often conflated with that of civilian employers. This can be used to influence younger soldiers to stay without understanding their true motivations. This form of transactional leadership is lazy and could be improved.

  • 27 Aug 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Leuchars, Scotland

    All the perks are slowly being taken away. The new 2015 pension is ridiculous, not enough manpower for too many jobs.

Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

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  • SIPP
  • Corporate ISA
  • Save as You Earn
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

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