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Salford City Mayor's Charter for Employment Standards
Charter supporter expression of interest form

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Salford City Mayor's Charter for Employment Standards
Charter supporter expression of interest form

Guidance note for employers

Employers can commit to or state they are working towards the pledges outlined in Salford’s City Mayor’s Charter for Employment Standards. To apply to be a Charter Supporter please complete this expression of interest form.

Employers need to become a Charter Supporter, before they can apply for the Charter Mark Award.

*Please note that this information will only be shared with Salford City Council and selected business support organisations, whose service we deem to be of clear benefit to local businesses.


















I wish to be a supporter of the City Mayor's Charter for Employment Standards and commit to working towards the pledges outlined below:


Pledge 1 - Creating training and employment opportunities for Salford people.
In particular for the long-term unemployed; young people not in education, employment or training (NEET); looked after children and lone parents.

Pledge 2 - Working in partnership to promote local employment opportunities and encouraging and facilitating the learning and development of the Salford workforce.

Pledge 3 - Encouraging Salford based suppliers to also become Charter Mark employers.

Pledge 4 - Looking to buy Salford goods and services at every practibable opportunity, while ensuring fair payment terms.

Pledge 5 - Working with Salford City Council and its partners to proactively source local suppliers.

Pledge 6 - Paying staff at or working towards the Living wage (*).

(*) Please note that the Living wage is £8.25 per hour, as set by the Living Wage Foundation

Pledge 7 - Encouraging a healthy workplace, good work-life balance and fostering positive management - staff relations through regular dialogue, for example, with recognised Trade Unions.

Pledge 8 - Opposing the use of zero hours contracts which undermine decent working conditions for employees.




(*) Please note this is a formal accreditation by the Living Wage Foundation

The City Mayor is keen to publicise which employers are signing up to the charter.


Should you wish to include details of your organisation on the web site please upload a copy of your logo.

(*Please note your logo should be in jpeg or eps format, full colour, 300 dpi and at least 50kb in size)