Building Heroes receive a Queen’s Award For Enterprise

Local military charity Building Heroes has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Promoting Opportunity Through Social Mobility category by Her Majesty The Queen.

Approved by the Prime Minister’s recommendation, this category acknowledges social mobility  programmes that help people transition into successful working lives. Building Heroes is one of 226  organisations nationally to be recognised with a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Announced on 21 April 2022, Building Heroes has been honoured for its excellence. This award celebrates the success of exciting and innovative businesses that lead the way with pioneering products or services.

Established in 2014, Building Heroes is an award-winning military charity dedicated to supporting service leavers, veterans, reservists and military families. They provide training and employment support for a new career in construction by equipping individuals with a broad range of trade skills and connecting them with new employers.

Brendan Williams, CEO, said: “I am very proud of the entire team at building heroes, all of whom work insanely hard to support our country’s service-leavers and veterans. We are so pleased to have received such a prestigious award that recognises our dedication”.

Now in its 56th year, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most reputable business awards in the country, with winning businesses able to use the esteemed Queen’s Awards emblem for the next five years.

This is an incredible achievement for Building Heroes and is one of the highest accolades in UK business.

Learn more about Building Heroes here: https://www.buildingheroes.org.uk

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