News - Wagtail Receive Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Award

Published: 26.11.2018

Collin Singer receiving award from Brigadier Alan Richmond, OBE

Wagtail UK are delighted to announce that they have achieved the Silver Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Award as part of their continued work with the Armed Forces Covenant and support of the armed forces community.

The Employer Recognition Scheme acknowledges employers who have provided exceptional support to the armed forces community and defence by going above and beyond their covenant pledges.

Wagtail UK are leading international specialists in detection dogs and dog handler trainer.  It was a combination of compassion and expertise gained during a career spanning almost 25 years in the Royal Air Force as an operational explosive dog handler that led Managing Director, Collin Singer to setting-up Wagtail UK in 2003.  From their Flintshire headquarters, Collin and his team of over 60 employees supply dogs and train dogs and handlers for the detection of explosives, drugs, tobacco, cash, ‘live’ body detection and conservation.

Wagtail were formally presented with their certificate at a prestigious 2018 Armed Forces in Wales and ERS Silver Awards Ceremony.

Collin Singer, Wagtail UK Managing Director commented, “We’re delighted that our commitment to supporting the armed forces has been recognised with the Silver Award and are very proud to uphold the Armed Forces Covenant.”

Through a 3 tier approach of bronze, silver and gold awards, the scheme recognises the different levels of commitment provided by employers.  This allows the Ministry of Defence to publicly thank and honour those organisation for their support.

Photograph: Collin Singer, Managing Director Wagtail UK Ltd receiving award from Brigadier Alan Richmond, OBE