Morality and reality: the key problems facing UK military recruiters

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Other experts highlight concern about the reality of military life. Nick Reynolds, a military specialist at the Royal United Services Institute, said “military pay has stagnated compared to CPI inflation” with pay rises capped at 1% between 2013 and 2018. There have been higher increases in the last two years, at 3.75% and 5%, but both are still below prevailing rises in the cost of living.