The Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Award is one of the highest awards from the Ministry of Defence for their outstanding support for the Armed Forces.
Silver Award nominees are assessed by Lowland RFCA and those organisations who achieve the threshold are rewarded at a special awards event in the Great Hall of Edinburgh Castle.
In 2019, 11 employers from the lowlands of Scotland achieved the standard of the Silver Award, and received their Silver Award from Major General Simon Brooks-Ward, CVO, OBE, TD, VR, Assistant Chief of the Defence Staff (Reserves and Cadets) – the most senior Armed Forces Reservist in the UK.
The 2019 Silver ERS winners are:
- BD Print
- Bell Group
- Bruce Stevenson Insurance Brokers
- East Lothian Council
- Forrest Precision Engineering
- Glasgow Caledonian University
- Heriot Watt University
- NHS Dumfries and Galloway
- Phoenix Group
- Wilson Auto Repairs