9th May 2023
Oxley is delighted to receive a Bronze Award through the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme in acknowledgment of the work the team do to support forces personnel.
The Bronze Award recognises employers who pledge to support the armed forces, including existing or prospective employees who have served. Oxley also commits to promoting the benefits of being an armed forces-friendly organisation.
As an SME operating in the defence industry, Oxley is a proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant and maintains close links with the community and with charitable organisations supporting veterans.
Oxley Group CEO, Darren Cavan commented, ‘We are delighted to receive this formal recognition of our commitment to being a forces friendly employer. As a manufacturer working in the defence industry we are in regular contact with those serving in the forces and we very much value the commitment and the skills they have to offer. We intend to build on the success of the Bronze Award with a target to achieve Silver in 2024.’
The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise by the nation ensuring that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly, to find out more about the Covenant, visit About - Armed Forces Covenant