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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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Jill Lawrence, office services helpdesk coordinator, Energy & Resources

Jill Lawrence

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

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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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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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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.

 
Are you ready to control risk?
 

Are you ready to control risk?

Holiday festivities can put us at higher risk of accidents and disrupt our safety record and. Discover more about two of the most important Sodexo Safety Nets - risk assessments and safe systems of work.

 
The challenge has been accepted!
 

The challenge has been accepted!

Two Sodexo colleagues have been chosen to join Tim on the 2020 Springboard Trek to Nicaragua. Find out who they are and how you can support them on their journey of a lifetime.

 
Your safety is snow joke
 

Your safety is snow joke

The busy Christmas period may be over, but January can prove just as hectic as people return to work from holidays. Remind yourself of the 3 Checks for Safety and start the new year as you mean to go on – start safe, stay safe.

 
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!

 
Spirit of Sodexo Awards
 

Spirit of Sodexo Awards 2019

Over 600 Sodexo colleagues came together on Thursday 12 December 2019 for a glittering awards ceremony at our Sports & Leisure venue, the ACC Liverpool, to celebrate the winners of our inaugural Spirit of Sodexo Awards.

 
International Day of People with Disabilities 2019
 

International Day of People with Disabilities

Each year, on 3 December, Sodexo recognises the United Nations (UN) International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPwD). This year, we asked one of our colleagues to present our theme - find out more here.

 
Festive supermarket sweep
 

Festive supermarket sweep

Last weekend, more than 30 Sodexo colleagues volunteered their time to support Stop Hunger at Tesco supermarkets up and down the UK, helping to collect food for The Trussell Trust and FareShare.

 
The competition’s heating up!
 

The competition’s heating up!

After being pushed to their culinary limits, 10 Sodexo chefs have been announced as finalists of the 2020 Sodexo Chef of the Year competition being held at London’s ExCel in March next year.