Proudly Supporting Those Who Serve

Proudly Supporting Those Who Serve


At the National Memorial Arboretum  business leaders, dignitaries and members of the armed forces came together to celebrate those companies who have achieved Silver Award in the Employer Recognition Scheme, launched in 2014 by the Prime Minister.

Recognising employer support for the wider principles of the Armed Forces Covenant, and those who pledge, demonstrate and advocate support to Defence and the Armed Forces Community, including Reservists, Service leavers, Veterans, the wounded, injured and sick, Cadets, military spouses or partners and their families.

Recognised on the day included Accord, Aspire Supported Living CIC, Black Country Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Black Country Housing Group, The Busters Group, E.ON UK, Highways England, The Next Step (Veterans Transition) Ltd, North Warwickshire Borough Council, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council, Samuel Jones Pearls, University Centre Shrewsbury, Wace Morgan Limited and Wasps Rugby Football Club.

Compered by Michael Collie from the BBC, and  Honorary Colonel of the Warwickshire and West Midlands (South Sector) Army Cadet Force and a with a keynote message from Air Vice-Marshal Aroop Mozumder CB, the celebrations concluded with a short remembrance service at the Memorial.

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