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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

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

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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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Malcolm Emery

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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5 minutes with Debbie Dean

Debbie Dean

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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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Dorina, centre in blue, at the Security awards

Dorina Popoveniuc

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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

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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

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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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Tiffany Hung, contract manager for Horticultural Services, South East

Tiffany Hung

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

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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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Richard Grundy, security supervisor at Unilever, Leeds

Richard Grundy

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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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Lynn Jux

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

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Sean's Lucky Number!
 

Sean's Lucky Number!

Sean Haley, Sodexo UK & Ireland Region Chair, has kindly decided to donate his Your Lucky Number winnings to two different charities, helping them during this difficult time as Coronavirus continues to affect the third sector’s ability to support those most at risk in society.

 
Ten top tips for working from home
 

Ten top tips for working from home

In light of the continued spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19), and in line with the latest Government advice, many Sodexo colleagues will, in some way, be changing the way they work for the foreseeable future

 
Important Coronavirus update from UK&I Region Chair
 

Important Coronavirus update from UK&I Region Chair

Please read this message from Sean Haley, Region Chair Sodexo UK & Ireland - this message was sent as an email to all employees with Sodexo email accounts in the UK & Ireland on 17 March 2020

 
Introducing our 2020 Sodexo Chef of the Year
 

Introducing our 2020 Sodexo Chef of the Year

After taking part in a live cook-off against eight of his colleagues, Hospitality Head Chef Ronnel Nulud from Energy & Resources was crowned Sodexo Chef of the Year 2020. Find out more about Ronnel's winning dishes!

 
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Moving on up with SheWorks

As part of our celebrations for International Women’s Day in 2019, Sodexo launched the SheWorks job shadowing programme, which aimed to connect women across the company with ambassadors in Facilities Management (FM) roles, to learn more about our activities, and explore future career opportunities.

 
We are #SodexoApprentices
 

We are #SodexoApprentices

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) 2020 runs from 3 - 9 February 2020.

The theme of NAW 2020 is #LookBeyond, asking employers and colleagues to celebrate the diversity and value that apprenticeships bring to businesses and local communities.

 
People power!
 

People power!

On 21 January 2020, Energy & Resources held a special employee recognition event on the Bateaux London to celebrate the segments’ ‘Everyday Heroes’.

 
Strictly Come Prancing is a flying success!
 

Strictly Come Prancing is a flying success!

After raising more than £3,700 for Stop Hunger, three titles have been awarded to Sodexo colleagues who came together over the festive period for Strictly Come Prancing - a 5km Christmas dash, prance or dance to raise money for Stop Hunger.

 
Long Service Awards 2019
 

Long Service Awards 2019

On Wednesday 11 December 2019, Sodexo welcomed 174 colleagues to Liverpool for the Long Service Awards. The Long Service Awards is our opportunity to recognise and celebrate the loyalty and service of colleagues marking 20, 30, 40 and 50 year work anniversaries with Sodexo – with this year’s remarkable recipients clocking up a remarkable 7,500 years between them!