Double award for DIMA Group Services

August 29, 2023
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Roy McLellan and Pamela Adams holding the Covenant and ERS Bronze certificates.

DIMA Group Services was presented with the Armed Forces Covenant and Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Bronze Award on August 15. 

Highland RFCA’s Regional Employer Engagement Director (REED) Roy McLellan presented both certificates to General Manager Pamela Adams at the organisation’s Dunfermline headquarters (pictured).

DIMA Group Services supplies security, catering and hospitality personnel across Scotland including in Dundee, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

DIMA first signed the Covenant in May 2023. By signing the Covenant, it has become one of the 10,000+ organisations to pledge support to the Armed Forces community. 

DIMA’s commitment to honouring the Covenant includes pledges to:

  • Promote the fact it is an Armed Forces-friendly organisation.
  • Support the employment of Veterans and Service leavers.
  • Support the employment of Service spouses and partners, including by providing flexibility in granting leave for Service spouses and partners before, during and after a partner’s deployment.
  • Support employees who are members of the Reserve Forces; granting additional paid/unpaid leave for annual training; supporting any mobilisations and deployment; actively encouraging members of staff to become Reservists.
  • Support employees who are Cadet Force Adult Volunteers (CFAVs), granting additional leave to attend annual training camps and courses; actively encouraging members of staff to become volunteer leaders in cadet organisations; supporting local military cadet units.
  • Support national events such as Armed Forces Day, Reserves Day, the Poppy Appeal Day and Remembrance activities.
  • Support Armed Forces charities. 
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DIMA also received the ERS Bronze Award. The ERS Awards encourage employers to support Defence and inspire others to do the same. The prestigious Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards are 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.

To find out how you can support the Armed Forces, contact HRFCA’s Regional Employer Engagement Directors Roy McLellan at [email protected] or Ray Watt at [email protected].

Find out more about the Armed Forces Covenant.

Find out more about the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

Find out more about DIMA Group Services.

AFC and ERS Bronze logos.