independent professional staff association for UK forces personnel

Terms and conditions of BAFF membership benefits

  1. BAFF always seeks to develop the range of benefits available to our full members, but such services are provided directly to the member by the service provider concerned. BAFF does not itself provide any services as such.
  2. Advice and support is often provided by our volunteers to the best of their ability but not as a service; where such volunteers happen to have professional experience or qualifications they are not acting in that capacity and their support should never be treated as professional advice.
  3. BAFF membership benefits may include the availability of various kinds of legal services provided by professional firms. BAFF does not currently operate a referral service, but may provide the means for members to be able to engage such services directly.
  4. The decision whether to engage any particular professional firm or other service provider is entirely a matter for the individual member. Where any particular professional firm or other service provider is mentioned by BAFF volunteers in the course of communication with members, the decision whether to engage any service provider is entirely a matter for the member and any contract will be between the member and provider.
  5. Any benefit scheme can be withdrawn or modified by BAFF or the provider at any time without prior notice.
  6. BAFF is committed to protecting the privacy of its members. Except in so far as the member chooses to share information with BAFF, the member's communications with outside service providers will be entirely confidential between the member and the service provider. BAFF will not seek information relating to service users other than basic statistical information which is not personally identifiable or, exceptionally, such minimal information as appears necessary in order to prevent or discourage fraud or other misuse of the service. All communication in connection with any professional services will in any event be subject always to the provider's professional obligations as well as BAFF's privacy policies.

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BAFF is legally constituted as a membership-based not-for-profit Company Limited by Guarantee, BAFF (2006) Ltd, registered in England number 598253. Its Registered Office address is : BAFF(2006) Ltd, 1st Floor, 11 Church Street, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6LS.


British Armed Forces Federation (BAFF) is an independent organisation controlled "by" and provided "for" its members, who are serving and former members of HM United Kingdom Armed Forces. BAFF is owned by its members and is legally constituted as a not-for-profit membership-based Company Limited by Guarantee.


Please use the site contact form to get in touch. Or you can write to BAFF at our registered office address, where BAFF volunteers are NOT normally present. Full contact info here: Getting in touch with BAFF.

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If you are serving now or have served in any branch of HM Armed Forces, including the reserves, BAFF is for you. Click here to sign up as a BAFF Member or Supporter.