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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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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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Christmas Countdown – stay safe this festive period
 

Christmas Countdown – stay safe this festive period

Personal safety whilst celebrating is of the upmost importance to ensure your night is one to remember for the right reasons, and not the wrong ones.

 
International Day of People with Disabilities 2019
 

International Day of People with Disabilities 2019

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.

 
Christmas Countdown – 30 days
 

Christmas Countdown – 30 days

Find out the opening times of key central support functions over the festive period.

 
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.

 
Are you up for the challenge?
 

Are you up for the challenge?

Tim is about to set off on a journey of a lifetime, and you can join him! There are two Sodexo places up for grabs on the special 30th anniversary Springboard Trek to Nicaragua.

 
Marine Conservation Society beach cleans
 

Reversing the plastic tide

In the beginning of October 2019, 52 Sodexo colleagues joined the Marine Conservation Society on four beach cleans with the aim to create real change and reverse the plastic tide affecting British coastlines

 
Black History Month 2019
 

Black History Month

Join the Origins employee network in celebrating Black History Month 2019 by attending one of hundreds of events across the nation.

 
Wellbeing Matters
 

World Mental Health Day 2019

World Mental Health Day is recognised by the World Health Organisation on 10 October each year. The theme for 2019, set by the World Federation for Mental Health, is suicide prevention. Read how Sodexo is committed to your quality of life.