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What is Employer Support?

The name Employer Support describes all the work the Ministry of Defence does to develop and maintain strong relationships between the Armed Forces, Reservists and...

Can I object to an employee being a Reservist?

Under the Reserve Forces (Safeguard of Employment) Act 1985, you cannot dismiss an employee without their consent solely or mainly because they are liable to...

What kind of support does SaBRE offer?

SaBRE provides general advice to employers and Reservists and information about everything from a Reservist's training obligations to an employer's legal rights and responsibilities. Its...

How often does a Reservist have to attend training?

Although an individual's training liability varies between the different elements of the Reserve Forces, for most Reservists the liability is made up of three forms...

How will the Ministry of Defence communicate with me?

The MoD will send you a letter explaining that you have a Reservist working for you. The letter will also set out the Reservist's training...

What happens if a Reservist has a short-term contract

If the contract is for six months or less, a Reservist's employer will not be contacted unless they are mobilised....

Do I have to give Reservists time off for training?

No. Although many employers do choose to grant some additional leave, it is not a legal requirement and there may be times when you can't...

What happens if I need to make a Reservist redundant?

It is against the law to dismiss an employee mainly, or solely, because they have a liability for mobilisation. If you have to make a...

What is Employer Notification?

Employer Notification (EN) is a procedure which took effect on 1 April 2004. EN means that the Ministry of Defence will write directly to you...

Do Reservists accrue holiday whilst mobilised?

An employer does not have to allow a Reservist to accrue leave whilst mobilised.  Some employers do choose to allow this, but you are entitled...

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