BuildForce becomes LGTB+ Committed

We are delighted to be a LGTB+ Committed Employer, with our partnership with Fighting with Pride on their Pride in Veterans Standard (PiVS) programme. BuildForce have committed to ensuring our own recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to all. We have committed to communicating, promoting vacancies and offering an interview to all LGTB+ people, who meet the minimum criteria for the job.

We are proud being LGTB+ Committed and will continue to advocate within our industry employers to ensure everyone has the ability to access a second career in construction.

Bernie Graham, who leads our Mental Health programme within BuildForce advised “Fighting With Pride is a trusted and respected LGBT+ military charity that has lived experience and knowledge to support. Their Pride in Veterans Standard (PiVS) programme supports entities like us, that wishes to visibly demonstrate our commitment to providing inclusive and welcoming support to LGBT+ Veterans serving personnel and their families. Further to the Lord Etherton report, we all need to do more. I am delighted to be an ambassador for all those veteran LGBT+ and would encourage them to use BuildForce, as we are a safe and respected space to support them pursue rewarding careers in construction.”

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