Reservist employers toolkit

This toolkit provides guidance and support information for employers of reservists.



The employer toolkit provides information on all aspects of employing reservists. This includes:

  • an outline of the benefits of employing reservists
  • guidance for line managers on how to manage reservists
  • managing requests regarding time off for training
  • details of rights and responsibilities, and financial assistance for employers
  • guidance and actions for when a reservist is mobilised, demobilised and returns to work
Published 21 October 2015
Last updated 5 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Update to REED contact details.

  2. Update to REEDs contact details PDF.

  3. Updated to include latest version of Partnering with Defence guidance document.

  4. Updated example HR policy template

  5. First published.