Recruiting a retaining the right number of well-trained personnel is vital for the continuing success of the United Kingdom's Armed Forces. Yet recruitment and retention targets are not being met. There is particular concern about shortages in 'pinchpoint' trades - trades or areas of expertise where there is not enough trained strength to perform operational tasks without encroaching on the time provided between deployments for recuperation, training and leave. This report sets out to examine the factors which hamper recruitment and retention in the Armed Forces and reservists a identify what the MoD is doing to improve these. There is also concern and exmination of the issue of why ethnic minority personnel form such a low proportion of the Armed Forces.Recommendations about Armed Forces pay (up to and including the rank of Brigadier, Commodore and Air ... 1 (OR 2-3: Able Rating, Marine, Lance Corporal , Private, Aircraftman and Junior Technician); ac other ranks salaries in Pay Range 5anbsp;...
|Title||:||Recruiting and retaining Armed Forces personnel|
|Author||:||Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Defence Committee|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2008|