Yorkshire’s forces-friendly employers honoured by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenants


All four of Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenants of Yorkshire paid tribute to some of the region’s most forces-friendly employers at a virtual ceremony this week.

The organisations and businesses were awarded a prestigious Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award for their efforts in supporting serving regular and reserve soldiers and cadet force adult volunteers as well as veterans and their families.

As well as the Lord-Lieutenants, joining them at the virtual ceremony were representatives of the region’s Armed Forces and the Reserve Forces and Cadets Association for Yorkshire and the Humber, which organises the event.

The Silver Award-winning organisations are:

Sheffield Mind

South Yorkshire Police

Adler & Allan

Associated British Ports Humber

Askham Bryan College

Beyond Housing

Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Trust

ERS Medical

Hambleton District Council

Humberside Police

Jellybean Consultancy



NG Bailey

Rotherham & South Humber NHS Trust

Scarborough Borough Council

Wakefield District Council.

Learn more about the ERS scheme here.

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