City Veterans CIC signs the Armed Forces Covenant


Vice Admiral Halley and Francis Roseman signed the Armed Forces Covenant at annual City Veterans dinner. The dinner was held in support of The Forces Employment Charity and raised over £110,000. 


The City Veterans CIC (“City Veterans”) is delighted to announce that it has signed the Armed Forces Covenant, which represents a promise by the nation that those who serve or have served, and their families, are treated fairly.

Vice Admiral Halley, the Chief of Defence People, and Francis Roseman, Chair of The City Veterans Committee, signed the Covenant at the City Veterans annual fundraising dinner, held at Lancaster House.

The dinner raised over £110,000, and The City Veterans Committee, chaired by Francis Roseman, was joined by representatives from a variety of firms across the City, as well as Major General Eldon Millar, Assistant Chief of the Defence Staff and the City Veterans Military Patron, as well as Michael Cole-Fontayn, past Chairman of BNY Mellon and now Patron of City Veterans.

Francis Roseman, Chairman of City Veterans, said: “We are honoured to have become signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant. City Veterans firmly believes in its promise that those who serve or have served, as well as their families, are treated fairly, and look forward to upholding this in our work to help employers coordinate their recruiting efforts and engage at the right level with HM Forces.”


About City Veterans CIC

In 2014, a Committee was formed when the in-house Veterans’ Networks of several Financial Services firms identified a dislocation in the hiring of Veterans and the raising of funds for Service charities in the City of London.  Evolving from this, the City Veterans CIC (a non-profit Community Interest Company) now runs recruiting and fundraising events with its members, supporting over a dozen different charities and raising material funds for much needed causes. To learn more, check out our website ( or follow us on LinkedIn.

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