Posted 29 Nov 2016
Maritime Transport Ltd (Maritime) have received the Ministry of Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme’s Silver award.
The scheme encompasses bronze, silver and gold awards for employers that pledge, demonstrate or advocate support to defence and the armed forces community, and align their values with the Armed Forces Covenant.
John Williams, Group Managing Director – Maritime Transport said “We are honoured to have received the MOD’s Silver award. We employ a number of ex-service personnel, and as a business, Maritime are benefitting from the skills and strong work ethic already instilled in ex-service men and women. Their ability to learn new skills and have confidence in new and challenging situations makes them desirable in any workplace, particularly one which echoes many of the forces standards.”
Those presented with the Silver award need to display certain attributes including:
The award was presented at a recent ceremony in Cambridge by Vice Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, Jane Lewin Smith to
Gary Austin, Transport Manager – Maritime Transport.