Leicestershire County Council

Description

Our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant

We recognise the value serving personnel, reservists, veterans and military families bring to our business. We will seek to uphold the principles of the Armed Forces Covenant, by:

  • Seeking to support the employment of veterans, Service spouses and partners; including flexibility in granting leave before, during and after a partner’s deployment;
  • Seeking to support our employees who choose to be members of the Reserve Forces;
  • Working with and seeking to support cadet force organisations in our ongoing work ;
  • Aiming to participate actively in Armed Forces Day and Reserves Day;
  • Through partnership with public sector organisations, co-ordinate and improve services to our Armed Forces community,
  • Taking opportunities to acknowledge and celebrate the contribution of the Armed Forces community and veterans;
  • Remembering the sacrifices of members of the Armed Forces through Acts of Remembrance and services of reflection,
  • Seeking to support Armed Forces organisations in the development of their community engagement work.

‚ÄčAbout us

Leicestershire County Council aims to work together with its partners to create a great place to live, to bring up a family, and build a business, supported by public services that offer good value for money. The authority provides a wide range of services to over 650,000 residents every day including social care for older people and children, waste disposal and roads. 

Leicestershire County Council is one of the best performing councils in the country. In 2019, we were named the most productive council in the country for the third year running.  It’s our people that drive the council’s success. Their day-to-day effort, creativity, determination and commitment to the people of Leicestershire to help us achieve our aims.