Definition of Charter Mark in English:

Charter Mark

noun

  • (in the UK) an award granted to institutions for exceptional public service under the terms of the Citizen's Charter.

    • ‘The Wandsworth Interpreting Service was praised as ‘first class’ when it scooped a Charter Mark award for its work.’
    • ‘I visited a unit that had been awarded a Charter Mark.’
    • ‘Electoral Registration Service staff were delighted when they received news of being awarded the prestigious Charter Mark for the fourth time.’
    • ‘Both courts have received a Charter Mark, after implementing open days to explain procedures, and improving access for the disabled.’
    • ‘The Passport Agency was awarded the Charter Mark in 1992.’
    • ‘Staff at Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale Primary Care Trust are celebrating after scooping a Charter Mark for the fourth time.’
    • ‘The Youth Enquiry Service has been awarded the Quality Charter Mark for General Help by the Community Legal Service.’
    • ‘Bedford Hospital's Hotel Services team has picked up a Charter Mark award for excellence.’