Pickfords commits to championing the recruitment of armed forces personnel
HERTFORDSHIRE, UK 6th December 2022 –Pickfords, the UK’s largest removals and Storage Company has demonstrated its commitment to support service personnel, veterans, and their families with the signing of the Armed Forces Covenant.
Managing Director Mark Taylor signed the covenant in October. The signing confirms a commitment to ensure that those people who have served their country are given new career opportunities and are treated with fairness and are not disadvantaged in the workplace.
By signing the new covenant, Pickfords has committed to provide training and career development for ex members of the Royal Forces, veterans, their partners, and families and supporting employees who choose to be members of the Cadets and reserve forces by supporting their training and deployment.
The company will also provide commercial support by offering a discount to members of the Armed Forces when they move home.
Managing Director Mark Taylor said “I am delighted to make Pickfords a ‘Forces Friendly’ company, we want to create career development opportunities for candidates who are keen to change their careers after leaving the service and we welcome applications from this highly skilled, well trained and disciplined workforce”