Reserve Forces and Cadets Association
for North of England

Silver Awards for 25 North East Companies

The Ministry of Defence has announced the winners of their Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Awards for 2017 and we are delighted that 25 companies from the North East have been honoured in this way.

The Silver Award is presented to those organisations which have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and demonstrated outstanding support to those who serve and have served. 

This year's winners in the North East are:

Anxious Mind

Approach Training Safely Limited

Arch Group

Arlington Automotive

Athena Risk

Bridges Medical Practice – (Newcastle Gateshead NHS Clinical Commissioning Group)

CableCom Training Limited

Changing Lives

Derwentside Homes

Distance Learning College

F G Trailers

G & A Security

Hytoc

Learning Curve Group

Newcastle City Council

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Northumbria Police

Patrick Parsons

PX Limited

Shaid – St Peter’s Court

South Tyneside Homes

Tyne & Wear LGV Limited.

Westbourne Medical Group – (Sunderland NHS Clinical Commissioning Group)

The following 11 organisations, who received their Silver Awards in 2014, have had them revalidated for their continued support to the Armed Forces:

Persimmon Homes

Dyke House Sports & Technology College

Komatsu UK Ltd

Liebherr Sunderland Works Ltd

North Tyneside Council

Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College

Roflow Limited

Sedgefield Racecourse & Conference Centre Sedgefield

The Northumberland Church of England Academy

Walker Technology College

Brightlight Management Limited

Lieutenant General Richard Nugee, Chief of Defence People, said: “Congratulations to this year’s Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award winners who have turned their willingness to make a difference to our Armed Forces into effective programmes of support. Your actions mean that our veterans, the wounded injured and sick, our Reservists and their families are not disadvantaged by their military service and have the same opportunities as everyone else. Your commitment is highly valued and is at the heart of all that can be achieved in every part of the country through the Armed Forces Covenant”.

ERS Silver Award Logo