ISS UK – Responsible Business Champion: Employment

JointForces@ISS is committed to treating those who serve or have served in the military with respect.

Unipart Outstanding Employment Award

JointForces@ISS is committed to treating those who serve or have served in the military, and their families, with fairness and respect. It supports forces leavers, veterans and their spouses to transition into civilian life through sustainable employment opportunities.

Societal impacts

ISS UK has been able to:

  • reduce unemployment and poverty
  • improve social capital
  • 75% of people who were part of JointForces@ISS have been offered some form of employment, either permanent roles or temporary contracts at ISS UK.


Business impacts

  • reduce recruitment costs: Reputation Hiring managers have reported between a £6,000 – £8,000 saving where external agencies would have otherwise been used. After the first 18 months of the programme a saving of £90,000 was reported.

By embracing the ISS values, our people have lead, built and developed a programme that delivers the human touch in supporting service leavers into employment.

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Our great people continue to be the engine that drives our success as a business. By embracing the ISS values, our people have lead, built and developed a programme that delivers the human touch in supporting service leavers into employment. I am proud of each and every story I hear of our beneficiaries and of the example we are setting for others to follow. It is programmes like JointForces@ISS that define the culture across the UK and enable us to continue delivering exceptional customer service. The talent that JointForces@ISS brings into ISS creates teams that continue to be the engine that drives our success.

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