Employer stories

Across Yorkshire and the Humber we have hundreds of employers, big and small, that support the military. Find out how they support Defence and why - in their own words.

"It's not only supporting the veterans, but providing the support network that the veteran relies on"

MCVC of Rotherham
MCVC's story

“At South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue we recognise the invaluable contribution members of the Armed Forces Community make."

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue
South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue's story
Yorkshire Ambulance Serice with signed Covenant

"...the Trust continues to work on its commitment to support those who have served in the military..."

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Yorkshire Ambulance Service's story
Prince Edward with three Tetra Tech executives

"We recognise the value that service leavers and reservists bring to the company and are committed to supporting them."

Chief executive Douglas McCormick
Read Tetra Tech's story
Female in front of Hull Civic Hall in army dress

“As a local authority, we’ve developed all sorts of different ways in which we and our partners can support the armed forces community,”

Tracy Harsley, assistant director at Hull City Council.
Hull City Council's story

"We wanted to transform our communities to make them truly inclusive and to take specific account of the needs and challenges of the military."

Lisa Swainston, stronger communities manager
Doncaster Council's story

Armed Forces Covenant

The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise by the nation ensuring that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.

Find out more about the covenant