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Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Awarded

Posted on August 2020

Silver covenant for supporting the Armed forces

​Today we are proud to announce that Venn Group has been awarded the prestigious Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Award. This success marks our on-going commitment since being awarded Bronze in 2018, to not only uphold our pledge, but to go beyond it by promoting and assisting the transference of skills and qualities that candidates have gained in the military community to the civilian workplace. To gain this Award, we demonstrated how we proactively ensure that service personnel and the wider armed forces community are not unfairly disadvantaged during the recruitment and selection processes, and that our workforce is aware of our positive policies towards defence people issues. We also have a framework in place by providing at least five days’ additional special leave.

​Ashley Kingscote who specialises in defence and security recruitment stated: "I am extremely proud of Venn Group's commitment to the armed forces community and look forward to continuing to work closely with our military colleagues, clients and contractors to achieve many more great things.

​Our Managing Director, Philip Hanna recognised that: “Gaining this award not only reflects our commitment to this community but also the great skills this community brings to the workplace. The calibre of candidates we are able to represent is a testament to this.” 

​Johnny Mercer, Minister for Defence People and Veterans said: “The breadth and diversity of the winners this year shows how business support for the Armed Forces continues to grow no matter the sector, company size or location. I am grateful for the positive attitude and flexible policies these organisations have adopted towards the defence community, which is testament to the fantastic contribution our serving personnel, veterans and their families can make to any organisation.

I am delighted that so many companies are supporting our people and that, through this scheme, we can give them the public recognition they deserve”

If you would like to discuss your transferable skills with us please email or call Elly Hanna on 020 75577667