140 Awarded Gold Employer Recognition Scheme Award by the Ministry of Defence


We are absolutely thrilled to reveal this year’s Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award winners from the Lowland area:

Virtue Recruitment Services Limited

Annan Athletic Football Club

Scottish Power

NHS National Services Scotland

NHS Lanarkshire

NHS Ayrshire and Arran

West Lothian Council

Taylor Wimpey PLC

In total 140 organisations have received the ERS Gold Award this year for their outstanding support towards the Armed Forces community, Defence Minister Leo Docherty announced today.

Minister for Defence People and Veterans, Leo Docherty said: 

‘I would like to thank all the organisations who have proven their support for the Defence community during such unprecedented and challenging times.

‘The vast range of those recognised this year demonstrates how employing the Armed Forces community makes a truly positive and beneficial impact for all employers, regardless of size, sector or location.’

These organisations have all demonstrated how worthy they are to receive the highest accolade the ERS scheme offers, due to their strong commitment to and support of Defence. 

Well done to all of our winners, we’re looking forward to celebrating with you in due course. 




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