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Thursday, 4 May 2017

Travis Perkins signs Armed Forces Covenant

Did you know the UK’s leading builder’s merchant, Travis Perkins, has become the 1,500th organisation to sign the Armed Forces Covenant?

The company recognises the valuable skills and attributes those with a Service background can bring by offering flexible working for Service spouses. 
As well as providing support to the military in gaining NVQ qualifications in construction skills, they employ a number of Reserve and ex-Service personnel across the business with their ex-military recruitment initiative.
Travis Perkins operates from over 2,000 sites across the UK and employs over 28,000 people. For more information, visit