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Business Manager, Laura Wilson

Laura Wilson

 
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Business manager at Northern Ireland Hospice, Laura Wilson, was the inaugural winner of the Unsung Hero of the Year Award at the 2018 Institute of Hospitality Northern Ireland Awards for Professionalism, having been nominated by client relations manager, Suzanne Pollock. 

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Shaun Hollinshead and Garry Billings

Shaun Hollinshead and Garry Billings

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Healthcare sites have introduced engagement champions across the country, to encourage better links between clients, managers and operational teams. We spoke to senior operations manager Shaun Hollinshead and porter Garry Billings – both champions at Royal Stoke Hospital – about how they work closely together to create an open and honest working environment.

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5 minutes with…Caroline Jarvis

Caroline Jarvis

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Caroline Jarvis started out as a food service assistant at Santander Bradford but her inquisitive nature saw her make swift progress to the role of chef de partie. She recently completed her NVQ 2 in Food Production.

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Abigail Jeffreys

Abigail Jeffreys

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Among the historic artefacts and exhibitions which trace the history of modern warfare, Abigail has recently started her career in events and hospitality.

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Tim Holtam

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Tim Holtam is Sodexo’s head of services at Wythenshawe Hospital in Greater Manchester. He picked up a Star Award in November 2017 for his team’s commitment to safety. Tim tells us more about their success.

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Chef Mathew Shipley showered with accolades just two years into the trade

Mathew Shipley

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Chef Mathew Shipley showered with accolades just two years into the trade

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Gio is passionate about food, and developing craft skills

Gio Macori, chef manager on Petrofac’s FPF1

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Gio is passionate about food, and developing craft skills; his enthusiasm really motivates the team. His friendly Italian personality means he’s always willing to assist others, embodying our values in terms of customer service.

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CHEF MALCOLM EMERY

CHEF MALCOLM EMERY

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Malcolm Emery is no ordinary chef. His glamorous career has included catering the country’s most impressive venues and events; to drop a few names: Windsor Castle, Hampton Court Palace, the Lord Mayor’s Banquet and Buckingham Palace’s Garden Parties.

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Lisa Maker, Catering Assistant

Lisa Maker

Time 435 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

How long have you worked at Truro High School for Girls?
I have worked at the school for 15 years.

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Tony Crosbie, general manager

Tony Crosbie

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The American Express (AMEX) Community Stadium, nestled in the South Downs, is home to Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club, who recently made it into the Premier League.

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Linda Semple-Lauchlan

Linda Semple-Lauchlan

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5 minutes with... Linda Semple-Lauchlan

Linda Semple-Lauchlan is a cleaning team leader at the Leonardo Helicopters site in Yeovil which builds and develops helicopters for the Ministry of Defence.

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5 minutes with Debbie Dean

Debbie Dean

Time 515 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

We spent five minutes chatting to Debbie Dean, food services assistant, Nestle Halifax, a recent winner of a regional Star of the Month award.

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I was 17 years of age and I was the youngest shift porter in the team.

Tommy Weldridge

Time 618 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

Tommy Weldridge, hospital porter at Wythenshawe Hospital in Greater Manchester.

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Dorina, centre in blue, at the Security awards

We spend five minutes with Dorina Popoveniuc

Time 674 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

We spend five minutes with Dorina Popoveniuc, one of six finalists in the 2016 national Women in Security Awards, run by Professional Security magazine.

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Emma Longmate relishes making the ordinary extraordinary.

Emma Longmate

Time 722 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

Emma Longmate relishes making the ordinary extraordinary. As Sodexo’s contract director for seven schools run as part of a private finance initiative (PFI) she’s always looking for ways to exceed her clients’ expectations.

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5 minutes with... Mal Jones, Unilever Port Sunlight

Mal Jones

Time 751 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

I joined Unilever in 1976 at the tender age of 16, working as an office assistant in the wage department at Lever House in Port Sunlight on the Wirral.

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5 minutes with...Robert Taylor, employment coordinator, HMP Addiewell

Robert Taylor

Time 794 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

Robert Taylor has played an invaluable role at HMP Addiewell since joining in September 2015.

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Five minutes with Tom Martin

Tom Martin

Time 813 days ago Comments 1 comment
 

We spend five minutes with Tom Martin, student experience manager, Northumbria University.

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Alessandra Merryweather Learning and development manager, Stoke Mandeville Hospital

Alessandra Merryweather

Time 869 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

We spend five minutes with Alessandra Merryweather learning and development manager, Stoke Mandeville Hospital

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Josh Corbett, Marketing manager, major events, Sports & Leisure

Josh Corbett

Time 925 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

We spend five minutes with Josh Corbett, Marketing manager, major events, Sports & Leisure.

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Jill Lawrence, office services helpdesk coordinator, Energy & Resources

Jill Lawrence

Time 968 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

We spend five minutes with Jill Lawrence, office services helpdesk coordinator, Energy & Resources

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Tiffany Hung, contract manager for Horticultural Services, South East

Tiffany Hung

Time 1017 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

We spend five minutes with Tiffany Hung, contract manager for Horticultural Services, South East

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We spend five minutes with Beryl Zarb, catering assistant, Queen’s Hospital Romford

Beryl Zarb

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We spend five minutes with Beryl Zarb, catering assistant, Queen’s Hospital Romford, 36 years working in hospital catering.

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We spend five minutes with Jack Martin, the Reservations and Reception Agent at Bateaux London.

Jack Martin

Time 1086 days ago Comments 1 comment
 

We spend five minutes with Jack Martin, the Reservations and Reception Agent at Bateaux London.

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Five minutes with Beth Tennison, chef, Saltend Chemicals Park, Hull

Beth Tennison

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We spend five minutes with Beth Tennison, chef, Saltend Chemicals Park, Hull.

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Five minutes with Jon Andrews, deputy estates manager at Stoke Mandeville Hospital

Jon Andrews

Time 1136 days ago Comments 1 comment
 

We spend five minutes with Jon Andrews, deputy estates manager at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

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Clare Bradnam, sales manager, Bradford University School of Management and Law (Heaton Mount).

Clare Bradnam

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We spend five minutes with Clare Bradnam, sales manager, Bradford University School of Management and Law (Heaton Mount).

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Brian Edmed, kitchen porter, Junior Ranks Dining Centre at Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster, Wiltshire

Brian Edmed

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We spend five minutes with Brian Edmed, kitchen porter, Junior Ranks Dining Centre at Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster, Wiltshire.

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Richard Grundy, security supervisor at Unilever, Leeds

Richard Grundy

Time 1192 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

We spend five minutes with Richard Grundy, security supervisor at Unilever, Leeds

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We spend five minutes with Aoife Keohane, technical laboratory support at GSK, Cork.

Aoife Keohane

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We spend five minutes with Aoife Keohane, technical laboratory support at GSK, Cork.

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Dave Huntley

Time 1220 days ago Comments 1 comment
 

We spend five minutes with Dave Huntley, horticultural instructor at HMP Northumberland.

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Pauline Craig

Time 1284 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

We spend five minutes with Pauline Craig, operations manager at Hamilton Park Racecourse in Glasgow.

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Nathan Farrer

Nathan Farrer

Time 1284 days ago Comments 1 comment
 

We spend five minutes with Nathan Farrer, cleaner at Cawdor Barracks, Brawdy.

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Lynsey Herkes

Time 1284 days ago Comments 1 comment
 

We spend five minutes with Lynsey Herkes, lounge manager at the Emirates Lounge, Glasgow Airport.

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Lynn Jux

Time 1284 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

We spend five minutes with Lynn Jux, receptionist at Toyota, Burgh Heath.

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Charmaine Kennedy

Charmaine Kennedy

Time 1284 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

We spend five minutes with Charmaine Kennedy, retail supervisor at Central Manchester University Hospitals.

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Get the summer volunteering vibe!

Throughout the summer, Sodexo employees have been making their #MyStopHungerPledge to volunteer with charitable causes that tackle hunger and malnutrition. It’s been a really successful campaign so far and there are still a few weeks left and some places to fill before the end of August. See all the dates and locations.

 
From 3 September, we’re increasing the weekly prizes!
 

Your Lucky Number prizes increase

Your Lucky Number, the weekly lottery that gives Sodexo employees the chance to win cash prizes while supporting Stop Hunger, has now surpassed 3,000 members.

 
David Mulcahy (right) pictured at London’s Guildhall with fellow Freedom of the City of London recipient, Steve Munkley (left), and the Clerk of the Court.
 

David Mulcahy awarded Freedom of the City of London

Food innovation director David Mulcahy has joined such notable luminaries as internet inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, actress Dame Judi Dench and Florence Nightingale in being awarded the historic honour of the Freedom of the City of London.

 
Summer of Volunteering
 

Summer of Volunteering

Join us in the fight against hunger and malnutrition and make your #MyStopHungerPledge by signing up to volunteer with our charity partners. 

 
Leading chef and restaurateur Adam Handling
 

Adam Handling joins for another year

Leading chef and restaurateur Adam Handling will be working with our Corporate Services team for a second year.

 
‘A showcase for excellence’
 

Sodexo Live 2018

We’re inviting all Sodexo colleagues to take part in Sodexo Live 2018, the annual event which brings together a host of exciting competitions, demonstrations, speakers and exhibitors under one roof.

 
Salute our forces; share your photos
 

IT’S ARMED FORCES WEEK

A week of celebrations of the Armed Forces has begun!

 
Sodexo awarded Leader status
 

Disability Confident scheme success

We’re delighted to announce that Sodexo UK&I has achieved the Government’s Disability Confident Leader status.

 
The competition is now open!
 

CHEF OF THE YEAR 2019

It’s time for our chefs to shine once again! Have you got what it takes to cook your way to the top?