Today, TriCIS is delighted to announce that they have received a prestigious Bronze Award from The Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme in national recognition of our commitment to the Armed Forces.
The Armed Forces Covenant is a national commitment made between the People of the UK and Her Majesty’s Government, to those who protect our nation with honour, courage and commitment. It is a pledge that, together, we all acknowledge and understand that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, should be treated with fairness and respect in the communities, economy and society they serve with their lives.
The Employer Recognition Scheme acknowledges employers who have provided exceptional support to the armed forces community and defence by going above and beyond their covenant pledges. Through a 3-tier approach of bronze, silver and gold awards, the scheme recognises the different levels of commitment provided by employers. This scheme allows the Ministry of Defence to publicly thank and honour those organisations for their support.
TriCIS Defence Advisor, Ann-Marie Warner-Read says, “We are incredibly proud to support our Armed Forces and offer our commitment to The Armed Forces Covenant to deliver respect, support and fair treatment to all those who serve, who have served and their families. We are honoured to receive recognition from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme in the form of a Bronze Award and will strive to continue our work, highlighting the importance of the values set out by the Covenant.”
TriCIS have joined thousands of other large UK-based organisations and businesses pledging their commitment to the cause. However, recipients of the Bronze Award are specifically recognised for their active endorsement of being armed forces-friendly and open to employing reservists, armed forces veterans (including the wounded, injured and sick), cadet instructors and military spouses/partners.
TriCIS has a strong platform when it comes to this commitment with their Head of Operations, Martin Edwards, a RAF veteran of 31 years and around a quarter of its workforce having served in the armed forces. They continue to build on this and plan to do their utmost to ensure that they continue to offer fair opportunities to all service personnel in the future.