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Fradley logistics enterprise receives award for supporting former servicemen and ladies

Fradley logistics business receives award for supporting former servicemen and women

A Fradley logistics enterprise has been recognised for work to help former servicemen and ladies.

Palletways UK has been introduced as been given the Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) by the Ministry of Defence.

It comes after the enterprise unveiled a programme which presents six-week placements to assist army personnel switch into civilian life.

Rob Gittins, managing director of Palletways UK, mentioned:

“We couldn’t be extra pleased with this award win – tapping into the abilities and expertise of the armed forces group will add worth to our enterprise and it’d be our privilege to welcome extra ex-forces personnel to our staff.”

Rob Gittins, Palletways UK

The corporate is one in every of 23 employers to be awarded silver this 12 months – and is one in every of 4 from the Staffordshire space.

Maggie Williamson, service excellence common supervisor at Palletways UK, is one in every of many ex-forces personnel to work for the Fradley-based firm.

She joined the Ladies’s Royal Military Corps aged 18, happening to serve in Cyprus and numerous camps in Germany and Northern Eire. She mentioned:

“It was probably the most wonderful time and the military made me the individual I’m right this moment. Nonetheless, returning to civilian life was scary.

“After two long-term jobs, I interviewed to affix Palletways. As quickly as I stepped by the door, I knew I wished to work right here – everybody was so welcoming and pleasant.

“Eighteen years on, it’s nonetheless an awesome honour to be a part of the Palletways staff and I’m significantly proud that it has signed the Armed Forces Covenant.

“Now that my first profession and present function have joined forces, I stay up for extra thrilling instances and doubtlessly assembly extra veterans like myself.”

Maggie Williamson, Palletways UK

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