It was only ever designed to be a non-competitive monopoly to continue along the lines of UK companies of that time (the 20's), providing their workforce with tokens they could only spend in their shops..........oh, and to provide a nice little earner for retired 2 stars.When did NAAFI become overpriced and useless? WRVS could provide a much better service
I thought it no longer existed?
ETA: seems I was wrong.
At NAAFI, we provide the comforts of home to British Armed Forces communities stationed at Ministry of Defence bases abroad and in the UK.naafi.co.uk
"LIEUTENANT GENERAL RICHARD NUGEE CB CVO CBE
Non-Executive Director and NAAFI Chair
Lieutenant General Richard Nugee CB CVO CBE served in the Army from 1985 to 2021. He served on numerous operational tours while at the same time focussing on personnel (HR) roles within the Army and Ministry of Defence, latterly spending 4 years as Chief of Defence People (i.e. Defence Global HR Director) responsible for central policy for all Service personnel, their families, all Defence Civil Servants and the nation’s veterans. In March 2020 he took on a review of Defence’s approach to climate change and is continuing as the Ministry of Defence’s Climate Change Non-Executive Director."
Dick is the brother a bloke married to none other than Lady Nugee who prefers to go by her real Name of Emily Thornbury.
Stamps or discount?