About Lifeworks

Career advice for veterans since 2011


Launched in 2011 as a result of a veteran who experienced a difficult transition from the military to the civilian job market after their forces career was cut short, Lifeworks is part of Royal British Legion Industries, which has over 100 years of experience in helping veterans and their families.



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Number of veterans supported since its launch in 2011.


Are in employment, training, or volunteering within 1 year of attending Lifeworks


Have a physical or mental disability or health condition

Supporting Veterans

Lifeworks delivers life-changing support, specifically addressing skills gaps and boosting confidence within the veteran community. The Lifeworks team is on hand to encourage the self-development of the course attendees, whether the desired outcome is full-time employment or assisting them in finding work experience or further training in their desired career pathway.


We achieve these goals by approaching underlying barriers veterans may face such as welfare, mental health, and housing issues. We take our time to ensure we fully understand the needs of each individual and through our dedicated support network we have helped 6,000 veterans so far.

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Supporting Families

Family members of those currently serving in the Armed Forces are also eligible for help through the Lifeworks programme. Family members of service personnel can face unique challenges when entering employment. This is where Lifeworks can help, with tailored support, advice and courses to help family members achieve their career goals.

We offer specialist courses, held at various locations around the UK including at garrisons, meaning were able to focus our efforts and provide support where it is most needed. We also offer online courses, ensuring families can benefit from Lifeworks wherever they are. Our forward assist element ensures we provide long-term support to help those in need reach their career goals, attain further training or gain work experience.

Our Team

Our dedicated team is well placed to ensure the best possible outcome for those in need. Personal experience in the military, public sector and recruitment, means we have the necessary skills to tackle any challenges veterans or the families of those currently serving may face. Our vocational assessors are experienced psychologists and careers consultants who are also here to provide guidance and support to those in need.

Lifeworks Team
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Our Funders and Partners

Thanks to our funders and partners we are able to continue to deliver exceptional support to the Armed Forces Community, ensuring we can offer assistance in finding careers for veterans and the families of those currently serving.

Case Studies

The process of transitioning to civilian life can be daunting for many ex-forces personnel, Take a look at how we have helped veterans and the families of those still serving.

Lifeworks Veteran Case study

“This training has enabled me to achieve my goals”

British Army Veteran

Lifeworks Case study veteran

“I walked out of the Lifeworks course smiling. It was a massive confidence boost and I should’ve done it ages ago!”

Royal Navy Veteran