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Families' Concerns Report 2014: This is the report from the Army Families Federation which highlights the issues that Army families have brought to the attention of AFF. Statistics are gathered from Army families worldwide and thus provide an accurate reflection of matters affecting the global British Army community. Download the Families' Concerns 2014

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MESSAGE FROM AFF'S F&C TEAM: Due to recent surge in tasking there may be delays in the response times by the Foreign & Commonwealth team. We are doing our best to ensure all enquiries are read, categorised and prioritised promptly. In the short term our response time is revised to 15 working days. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.  

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The Latest

SFA charges overseas: more good news for families
30. 07. The Combined Accommodation Assessment System (CAAS) for families living in Service Families Accommodation (SFA) will be implemented in April 2016.
Great news for families living overseas
30. 07. AFF is thrilled that, after much campaigning, Contribution in lieu of council tax (CILOCT) is to be removed from all overseas postings.
AFF success:
27. 07. Immigration rules changed for spouses on discretionary leave visas.
AFF investigates educational attainment of Service children
27. 07. AFF commissioned a report into the educational attainment of military children, and the results have given us lots of issues to investigate further.
Combined Accommodation Assessment Scheme (CAAS)
22. 07. A new way of calculating charges for SFA is on its way.
Germany update
22. 07. Latest information and guidance for those rebasing from Germany .
Changing energy supplier
15. 07. Updated information on changing energy supplier at move-in/move-out.