Ashgate Hospicecare

Thank you to Ashgate Hospicecare who signed the charter on 12th April 2018 providing protection for their 329 employees.

Matt Corbishley, Director of HR and Support Services, said:
“I am delighted that we have signed up to the Dying to Work charter. As a provider of hospice care, we are all too aware of the impact a terminal diagnosis has on people’s lives. I am committed to ensuring that we demonstrate the same support, compassion and dignity to our staff, as we do the patients and families we care for. Signing the charter is a simple but important step for employers to take in preventing additional emotional and financial stress due to worries over job security. I would strongly urge all employers, particularly our corporate supporters, to join us. ”

Severn Trent Water

Thank you to Severn Trent Water who signed the charter on 11th April 2018 providing protection for their 6,523 employees.

Chief Executive, Liv Garfield, said:
“It’s incredibly important to support any colleagues who have received such devastating news – no-one should have to worry about keeping their job if they have a terminal diagnosis and that’s why we were more than happy to sign up to the charter. Whether a colleague wants to reduce their hours or work normally for as long as possible, it’s vital that they can expect the help and support of their employer which is exactly what we intend to offer at Severn Trent.”

Sandwell Leisure Trust

Thank you to Sandwell Leisure Trust who signed the charter on 19th March 2018 providing protection for their 500 employees.

Chief Executive, Ash Rai, said:
“Sandwell Leisure Trust is committed to supporting the welfare of all our 500+employees, in particular those diagnosed with a terminal illness. Signing up to the Dying to Work scheme is part of the Trust’s ongoing commitment to support our employees who are most in need.”

Ashfield District Council

Thank you to Ashfield District Council who signed the charter on 15th March 2018 providing protection for their 602 employees.

Council Leader, Cllr Cheryl Butler, said:
“Ashfield District Council is proud to be signing the charter today. We are committed to supporting any employees who find themselves in the unfortunate position of being diagnosed as terminally ill. Signing the charter reinforces the message that Ashfield District Council are committed to its employees.”

London Borough of Enfield Council

Thank you to London Borough of Enfield Council who signed the charter on 13th March 2018 providing protection for their 3,000 employees.

Council Leader, Cllr Doug Taylor, said:
“It is only right and proper that people who are terminally ill should be supported and helped by their employer. The last thing you need to worry about when you are seriously ill is how your employer treats you. Enfield Council is committed to the welfare of its staff and the signing of this charter demonstrates that we are committed to doing everything we can to support our employees.”

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service

Thank you to Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service who signed the charter on 9th March 2018 providing protection for their 833 employees.

Spokesman, Judi Beresford, said:
“Our employees are our biggest asset in delivering an efficient and effective fire and rescue Service and it’s therefore important that we have the correct policies, procedures and health and wellbeing support in place to support them, specifically in times of crisis and ill health. “By signing the charter, we want to ensure any of our workforce who become terminally ill don’t have the additional stress of losing their job, as a result of their illness, and the charter allows us to offer that valuable peace of mind.”

Bombardier Transportation

Thank you to Bombardier Transportation who signed the charter on 28th February 2018 providing protection for their 4,000 employees.

Communications Director, Will Tanner, said:
“Bombardier is proud to be signing up to the Dying to Work campaign. We are committed to ensuring that all employees diagnosed with a terminal illness receive security, support and understanding. We would encourage other employers to sign up too.”

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service

Thank you to Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service who signed the charter on 28th February 2018 providing protection for their 800 employees.

Chief Fire Officer, Nathan Travis, said:
“The health and wellbeing of our staff is of the utmost importance and those who are terminally ill should be fully supported and not have to worry about their employment. We are very pleased to be able to support the Dying to Work campaign and join other organisations in supporting those diagnosed with a terminal illness.”