West Sussex County Council

West Sussex County Council

Thank you to West Sussex County Council who signed the charter on 20th February 2021 providing protection for their 5,333 employees.

County Council Chief Executive, Becky Shaw, said:
“Being diagnosed with a terminal illness is not something anyone should face alone and as an organisation WSCC is committed to offering as much support and security as possible for any of our staff who finds themselves in such a position. It’s important staff feel valued whatever comes their way - in or out of work.” Chief Fire Officer, Sabrina Cohen-Hatton, added: “In our line of work as a Fire and Rescue Service, staff are bravely helping others in environments which are, by their very nature, extreme – so to show that they will always have the necessary support and can feel secure in the work they are dedicated to delivering is extremely important.”

Qualifications Wales

Thank you to Qualifications Wales who signed the charter on 29th January 2021 providing protection for their 80 employees.

Chief Executive, Philip Blaker, said:
Commitment to our staff is important to us at Qualifications Wales and I am proud to sign the charter in partnership with our Trade Union to show our continuing support. We have strong values and signing the charter will strengthen these as well as giving our staff the peace of mind at a difficult time and enable them to choose the best course of action for themselves and their families.

Humberside Police

Humberside Police

Thank you to Humberside Police who signed the charter on 15th December 2020 providing protection for their 3,460 employees.

Chief Constable, Lee Freeman, said:
Our officers and staff help so many people in their times of need, so it’s only right that we do the same for them. Your job should be the last thing on your mind when you’re given a terminal diagnosis, so this commitment is about offering peace of mind for anyone in this situation. "We’re proud to sign up for this Charter which will only strengthen our values as an organisation.

Wrexham Glyndwr University

Thank you to Wrexham Glyndwr University who signed the charter on 16th October 2020 providing protection for their 480 employees.

Organisational Development & Diversity Manager, Ali Bloomfield, said:
“Our staff are key to the success of the University and our students experience; their well-being is really important to us, building on the existing supportive mechanisms that the we already have in place.  We are delighted to have been able to sign the charter to show our commitment to ensuring that any member of staff with a terminal illness can feel assured of support and peace of mind at a time when they are needed most. "It will enable us as employers to provide our staff with the security of work, peace of mind and the right to choose the best course of action for themselves and their families, supporting them through a challenging time with dignity and without undue stress.”