"Following my nomination for a 2017 Silver Award under the Ministry of Defence’s National Employer Recognition Scheme, I am delighted to be able to inform you that the nomination has been successful and that the Bridges Medical Practice are one of 25 Silver Awards gained in the region; winning the award recognises the major contribution your organisation is making to the Defence People agenda and we are extremely grateful for your support."
Silver award holders:
- demonstrate support for service personnel issues and employ at least one member of the armed forces community
- actively communicate and uphold a positive stance to their employees via established HR policies and procedures
- show flexibility towards annual training commitments and mobilisation of reservist employees and support the employment of cadet instructors, armed forces veterans (including wounded, injured and sick) and military spouses/partners