12 London employers have been awarded Silver Awards on the MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme. The scheme, now in its 5th year, encourages employers to support defence and inspire other organisations to do the same.
The 12 Silver Award recipients from London (listed below) have actively demonstrated their commitment to support Armed Forces personnel, their families and veterans. The winners will be presented with their awards at a ceremony on 26 November at the RAF Museum.
2018 Silver Award winners:
Foreland Shipping Ltd
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
London Borough of Lewisham
Plane Saver Credit Union Ltd
National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
The Prince’s Trust
Commenting on the announcement of the 2018 Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Awards, Minister for Defence Personnel and Veterans, the Rt Hon Tobias Ellwood MP said:
“I am delighted to congratulate the recipients of this year’s Employer Recognition Scheme Silver awards. A Silver award recognises the fantastic efforts of employers throughout the UK who have both elevated their commitments under the Armed Forces Covenant and provided actual benefit to the Armed Forces Community. The winners should all be proud of the life-changing impact and fresh opportunities they are providing to our Reservists, veterans, wounded injured and sick and their families. We’ve seen a record number of winners this year, which shows that the Armed Forces family talent pool is also providing tangible business benefit.”
Ramadan Cader, Recruitment and Business Partner at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust added
“Our trust is exceptionally proud to have won this award. Imperial College Healthcare Trust has greatly benefited from the expertise and training of the staff recruited from former military roles. Today they make up our trauma surgeons, lead nurses, admin and clerical staff as well as our security team”.
For further information please contact Kylie Groves (Head of Communications at GL RFCA).
The Silver Awards ceremony is by invitation only. Press passes are available upon request.
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