Bournemouth based company, Electus Recruitment, has demonstrated their support to the Armed Forces Community by signing the Armed Forces Covenant.
The Dorset business publicly signed the Covenant at Bovington Tank Museum, on 27th September, in front of a World War One Tank Mark II.
Colonel Gorden Judd, Commander Armour Centre, co-signed the Covenant. He was joined by Lieutenant Colonel John Godfrey, Commanding Offer of The Royal Wessex Yeomanry, the local armoured Reserve unit, based at Bovington.
Electus employ three armed forces veterans, who also attended the signing. The company specialise in recruiting in the defence sector, and is the first recruitment company in Bournemouth to demonstrate their support to the Armed Forces Community, by signing the Armed Forces Covenant.
The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise from the nation, that those who serve or have served, and their families, should not face disadvantage due to their service.
Businesses, from sole-trader to multinational, local authorities or charities, who wish to support the Armed Forces community can sign the Covenant and publicly declare their commitments.
To find out more about how your organisation could benefit from pledging their support to the Armed Forces community contact the Regional Employer Engagement Director, Jon Beake on 01823 250110 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To find out more about the Armed Forces Covenant visit www.armedforcescovenant.gov.uk.