The Army is operating in partnership with Capita to deliver Army recruitment. In the first quarter of recruiting year 2013-14, 3,301 applications were received to join the Army Reserve. All of the applications have been processed to some degree, resulting in some candidates being rejected, others continuing to progress through the recruitment process, and others being finally approved for enlistment.
It will take time to accurately measure the growth in Reserve Forces following the announcement of
Each application is processed according to individual circumstances. Factors such as medical issues and availability are likely to affect the time spent in the recruitment process. In general it is anticipated that a candidate will be able to progress from application to enlistment in about 90 days.