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:
Approach Training Safely Limited
Bridges Medical Practice – (Newcastle Gateshead NHS Clinical Commissioning Group)
CableCom Training Limited
Distance Learning College
F G Trailers
G & A Security
Learning Curve Group
Newcastle City Council
North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
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:
Dyke House Sports & Technology College
Komatsu UK Ltd
Liebherr Sunderland Works Ltd
North Tyneside Council
Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College
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”.