Veterans Spouses and Partners invited to participate in FiMT Study


  • Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has commissioned QinetiQ, Warwick Institute for Employment Research (IER) and RFEA: The Forces Employment Charity, to undertake a study to explore the longer-term employment outcomes for ex-Service personnel who have been out of the Armed Forces for at least two years (and a maximum of 10 years).


Call to action:

  • We are looking for spouses/partners of ex-Service personnel (Regular serving) to take part in a telephone interview.
  • During the interview you will be asked questions about your spouse/partner’s experience of finding and maintaining work after leaving the Armed Forces and the impact of transitioning on the family.
  • The interview will take no longer than 60 minutes and will be conducted over the phone at a time/date that suits you.


Eligibility criteria:

  • To be eligible to take part you must be the spouse/partner of a veteran who:

o   Left the Armed Forces at least 24 months ago (and a maximum of 10 years).

o   Is of working age (e.g., between 18 to 60 years old).


  • We are offering a £10 gift voucher to those of you who take part.
  • Please be aware that not all personnel who volunteer for the study can be selected to take part.


How to take part