Guidance overview: Defence Employer Recognition Scheme

The Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) encourages employers to support defence and inspire other organisations to do the same.

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The scheme encompasses bronze, silver and gold awards for employer organisations that pledge, demonstrate or advocate support to defence and the armed forces community, and align their values with the Armed Forces Covenant.

Published 21 October 2015
Last updated 1 December 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders’

  2. Updated organisation name on ERS Silver Award Holder spreadsheet

  3. updated Bronze holder list

  4. updated silver and bronze spreadsheets, updated the link to apply for bronze award

  5. Updated Gold and Bronze excel lists, deleted Bronze spreadsheet from Nov 2020, deleted tips and tricks on writing a citation document

  6. updated Bronze award holder list, deleted two spreadsheets that are outdated and not needed (the bronze award holders updated in november spreadsheet, and the tips and tricks for writing your citations pdf).

  7. "ERS gold award holders - 2021" added.

  8. Updated: Defence Employer Recognition Scheme by adding new heading 'Privacy policy'.

  9. changed the silver award status to closed for nominations

  10. Marked the Gold Award winners nominations as closed.

  11. Updated headings Gold Award and Silver Award in Defence Employer Recognition Scheme html.

  12. Updated: ERS bronze award holders (Updated 16 November 2020).

  13. Updated the Bronze, Silver and Gold award holder lists

  14. Edited the silver awards holder list

  15. updated bronze award holder spreadsheet

  16. updated the excel list of ERS Gold award holders

  17. updated bronze award holders list

  18. Updated one of the criteria under the gold ERS heading.

  19. Updated ERS bronze award holders.

  20. Changed the silver award nominations from open to now closed.

  21. updated the list of Bronze award holders

  22. Update made to whether you can express your organisation' interest in the ERS Gold award.

  23. Updated Bronze ERS award holders

  24. Updated ERS Bronze Award Spreadsheet

  25. Updated ERS Bronze award holders

  26. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders.

  27. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award Holders

  28. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award Holders

  29. Updated the page to reflect the new openings for organisations to express their interest for the gold and silver ERS awards.

  30. Updated the ERS Bronze Award Holder attachment

  31. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  32. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  33. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  34. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  35. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  36. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  37. Updated lists of Bronze, Silver and Gold Award holders

  38. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  39. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  40. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  41. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  42. Added the update that the Silver awards nominations have now closed.

  43. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  44. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  45. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  46. Updated Gold Award nomination information.

  47. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  48. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  49. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders and added 'Region' column to list of ERS Gold Award holders

  50. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  51. Updated list of ERS Bronze holders

  52. Updated list of Bronze award holders

  53. Updated list of Bronze Award holders. New Bronze application form and new expression of interest forms for Silver and Gold.

  54. Updated list of ERS Bronze award holders

  55. Updated list of ERS Bronze and Silver award holders

  56. Updated lists of ERS Bronze and Silver award holders

  57. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders

  58. Updated list of ERS Bronze award holders

  59. Updated list of ERS Bronze award holders

  60. Updated list of ERS Bronze award holders

  61. Updated list of ERS Bronze award holders

  62. Updated list of ERS Bronze and Silver award holders

  63. Changed the 'Size' field for Kent County Council's Gold award listing

  64. Changed the 'Industry' field for Kent County Council's Gold award

  65. Updated list of ERS Bronze award holders

  66. Updated list of ERS Silver and Gold award holders

  67. Updated list of ERS Bronze award holders

  68. Updated list of ERS Bronze award holders

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  70. Updated list of ERS Bronze award holders

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  74. Updated list of ERS Bronze award holders

  75. Updated list of ERS Bronze award holders

  76. Updated Gold Awards with 'Gold nominations are now closed. If you have any questions regarding nominations please email employerrelations@rfca.mod.uk'.

  77. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders

  78. Updated the Silver ERS award nomination announcement to reflect the change that took place at 23:59 on the 15 March 2018.

  79. Update to bronze award holders

  80. update to bronze ERS award holders excel.

  81. Update to bronze award listings.

  82. Update to ERS bronze award holders.

  83. Update to Gold and Silver ERS award holders excels.

  84. Update to bronze award holders.

  85. Update to bronze and silver award listings excels.

  86. Update to silver award listings.

  87. Update to Bronze ERS award holders listings.

  88. Update to Silver award listings.

  89. Update to Bronze and Silver award holders.

  90. Update of bronze award holders.

  91. Update to the ERS Silver award holders excel.

  92. Update to the ERS criteria for silver and gold.

  93. Update of the bronze award listings.

  94. Update of ERS Bronze award holders.

  95. Change to wording 'AFC' - 'Armed Forces Community', change to Bronze criteria and addition of updated Silver award holders.

  96. Update to Gold and Silver gold award nominations.

  97. Update to the bronze award holder listings.

  98. Addition of bronze award holders.

  99. Update of Bronze ERS awards holders.

  100. Updated Bronze award listings.

  101. Update of Gold award winners 2017.

  102. Update to the Bronze ERS awards listing.

  103. Update of companies that have received the Bronze award.

  104. Updating bronze award listings.

  105. Updated Bronze ERS award holders excel.

  106. Addition of Bronze ERS award holders.

  107. Update of Bronze ERS award holders.

  108. Updated Bronze award listings.

  109. Updates to the Bronze and Silver ERS holders index. Update to text in regard to Gold nominations closing.

  110. Update to Bronze award holders listing and closed Silver nominations.

  111. Update of the Bronze ERS Award holders listing.

  112. Update of Bronze ERS award holders.

  113. Update of ERS Bronze award holders.

  114. Update of Bronze Employer Recognition Scheme index.

  115. Update of the Bronze Employer Recognition Awards.

  116. Update of the Bronze and Silver Award holders for the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

  117. Update to the Bronze Award Holders excel.

  118. Update of the bronze employer recognition scheme awards holders.

  119. Updated list of Bronze award holders

  120. Updating Silver and Bronze Awards Employer Recognition scheme holders.

  121. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme Bronze Listings.

  122. Updated bronze award link

  123. Updated list of bronze award holders.

  124. Updated list of silver awards holders from 2016.

  125. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders.

  126. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme Bronze award holders.

  127. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders.

  128. Updated list of ERS Bronze Award holders.

  129. Change to closing date for Employer Recognition Scheme gold nomination submissions.

  130. Updated lists of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze and silver award holders.

  131. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders.

  132. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders.

  133. Nominations for Employer Recognition Scheme gold and silver awards 2017 are now open. Inclusion of links to nomination forms.

  134. Updated list of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders

  135. Updated list of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders.

  136. Updated list of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme gold award winners.

  137. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders.

  138. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders.

  139. Updated list of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders.

  140. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders.

  141. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders.

  142. Updated list of ERS Bronze award holders.

  143. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze holders.

  144. Updated list of bronze award holders

  145. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders.

  146. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders.

  147. Updated lists of Employer Recognition Scheme silver award winners and bronze award holders.

  148. Updated list of ERS bronze holders

  149. Closed Employer Recognition Scheme gold nominations for 2016.

  150. Updated list of bronze award holders.

  151. Updated list of ERS bronze award holders

  152. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders

  153. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze holders.

  154. Updated list of ERS bronze award holders. Closing of nominations for ERS silver 2016.

  155. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders

  156. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders.

  157. Updated list of bronze award holders.

  158. Updated list of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme bronze award holders

  159. Updated list of Employer Recognition Scheme silver award winners.

  160. Employer Recognition Scheme gold award nominations now open.

  161. Updated list of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Bronze award holders

  162. Updated Silver and Bronze award winner lists

  163. Update to Defence Employer Recognition Scheme silver and bronze award winners.

  164. Update to Silver and Bronze award holders.

  165. Announcement of the 2015 Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Gold winners.

  166. Update to Defence Employer Recognition Scheme silver and bronze award holders.

  167. First published.