With escalating conflicts around the globe, the Armed Forces Community needs support more than ever; reservists, service-leaver, families of serving personnel and veterans all face challenges in the workplace.
The MTA has been a signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant since 2015; a declaration that as a business we will work to ensure that those who serve or have served in our Armed Forces and their families are treated fairly. It is simple and free to sign up to the Covenant via the website and you can also access information on how to created Armed Forces friendly policies for your business, download logos and social media assets to demonstrate your support and learn more about how to support the Armed Forces community in your workplace.
If you would like more information of what the Covenant involves then they also have a comprehensive FAQs page to help you.
We want to help make the manufacturing and advanced engineering sector one that is accessible to the armed forces community and eliminate the barriers to employment that arise when people transition from armed forces to civilian employment so, please consider joining the covenant and help us get more business in our sector on board.