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Tatiana Blagorodnova, domestic service manager at Hammersmith Hospital, won the national Cleaning Services Manager of the Year Award.

Double Win For Cleaning

 
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Sodexo is celebrating two wins at the 2017 Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (AHCP) National Awards.

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Glynn Lawrence: chef of the year

Glynn Lawrence: chef of the year

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The executive chef responsible for Sodexo’s global airline lounge business has been awarded contract catering chef of the year award at the prestigious 2017 Craft Guild of Chefs Awards.

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Chevalier Award for Margot Slattery

Chevalier Award for Margot Slattery

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Margot Slattery, country president of Sodexo Ireland, has been named Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite by Mr Jean-Pierre Thébault, the French Ambassador to Ireland, at a ceremony at the French Residence on Ailesbury Road on Thursday 8 June 2017. It is bestowed to reward distinguished civil and other achievements by French citizens and other nationalities.

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•Newcastle United’s St James’ Park was the winner of the Directors Choice Award, voted for by club directors visiting away matches.

Sodexo stadia sweep the board at industry awards

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Sodexo Sports & Leisure teams from across the country swept the board at the Stadium Events and Hospitality Awards 2017, held at Anfield in Liverpool, picking up an impressive eight accolades.

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In red holding the award is Edwina Hughes, CR Manager

Footprint award for Green & Lean meals

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More great awards news to share! Sodexo picked up the ‘Sustainability in Education Award’ at the recent Footprint Awards, for a Green & Lean sustainable meal project.

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Contract extension with Aberdeen FC

Contract extension with Aberdeen FC

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We’ve secured a new three-year contract with Aberdeen Football Club in Scotland.

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•	Sodexo head of digital communications Stephen Marshall is named number one of 30 EMpower Top Ethnic Minority Future Leaders

Two Sodexo employees among top BAME role models

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Two Sodexo employees have been named among top ethnic minority leaders, published in the Financial Times.

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Annie Zaidi (pictured), listed in The Independent’s 50 most influential women in sport, led a breakout session on her career as a football coach from a BAME background.

Inclusion Conference

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Regional chair Sean Haley welcomed more than 250 delegates at Goodison Park, who listened to a variety of external and internal speakers focused on diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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There were some truly inspirational stories on the day, not least the winner of the Kathy Ridgard Award – Alan Lenthall from Wellington College. Alan is pictured here with Kathy's family.

Service Excellence Awards 2017

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Service stars from around Sodexo’s UK & Ireland business attended the 2017 Service Excellence Awards, this year held at Ascot Racecourse in May.

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Sodexo named in The Times chart for fourth year in a row

Top 50 Employers for Women

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Sodexo has been recognised for its leadership on workplace gender equality by being named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2017.

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Gemma (first image, middle) and Maureen (second image, middle) named as winners in national competition

Sodexo double at Cost Sector Catering Awards

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Sodexo had two winners at the Cost Sector Catering Awards in April.

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Sodexo acquires Prestige Nursing + Care

Sodexo acquires Prestige Nursing + Care

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We are excited to announce the acquisition of a leading UK home care provider, Prestige Nursing + Care.

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New contract at Hamilton Park

New contract at Hamilton Park

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Sodexo has secured a new 10-year contract with Hamilton Park Racecourse in Scotland, worth in the region of £20m.

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Vote for Ian Morris

Good Luck Ian!

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Ian Morris, the head diet chef for Sodexo at Birmingham Children's Hospital, has be named as one of the finalists for the Craft Guild of Chef's People's Choice Award.

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All set for Vaisakhi celebrations

Vaisakhi

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Sikhs from across the world will be coming together in their communities to celebrate Vaisakhi on 14 April. 

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Northumbria Named In Top 10

Northumbria Named In Top 10

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Great news for our team at Northumbria University Newcastle!

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Sodexo’s Women Work network has launched a new book club and everyone is invited to join!

Women Work launches new book club

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Sodexo’s Women Work network has launched a new book club and everyone is invited to join!

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St Patrick's Day

Enjoy the craic

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St Patrick himself has dropped in to the Bord Gais NSC site in Finglas, Dublin this week as part of a week-long celebration in the build up to Paddy’s Day on 17 March.

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FM development manager Jane Farrell won the Transformational Leader award for her gender diversity work in the security industry.

International Women’s Day 2017

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Sodexo celebrated International Women’s Day on 8 March with a successful night at the Northern Power Women Awards.

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PSL, a leader in fresh food procurement, has been acknowledged as one of the Sunday Times’ Best Small 100 companies to work for.

PSL named in Sunday Times’

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PSL, a leader in fresh food procurement recently acquired by Sodexo, has been acknowledged for a fifth time as one of the Sunday Times’ Best Small 100 companies to work for.

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Finance team wins top award

Credit where credit’s due

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A Sodexo team has won an industry accolade for a top performance during a period of transition.

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The charity champions

Foundation Dinner 2017

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The annual Sodexo Foundation Dinner took place at the end of February and once again we had a hugely successful night of fundraising, raising an amazing total of £191,310.

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Smoking is a tough habit to kick.

Stop smoking this March

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Smoking is a tough habit to kick.

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David Hussey Crowned Chef Of The Year

David Hussey Crowned Chef Of The Year

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David Hussey has been crowned as Sodexo’s Chef of the Year 2017 at the grand finale, held last week at The Great Hospitality Show in Birmingham.

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Welcome in the Chinese New Year, beginning 28 January

2017: the Year of the Rooster

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The lanterns are being hung and the Chinese community is buzzing with the coming of a new year … 2017 is the year of the Rooster. Gung hei fat choi to everyone celebrating the festival! (Happy New Year in Chinese, it translates to ‘may you have good fortune’).

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Burns night

Burns Night Celebrations

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Scotland’s dinner tables will be brimming with haggis, neeps and tatties this week, and more than a few wee drams of whiskey will be taken, as the country celebrates Burns Night on 25 January.

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Adam Handling

Sodexo partners with Adam Handling

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Our Corporate Services business in London has a dynamic new consultant on board, following the appointment of Sodexo celebrity chef Adam Handling.

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Five-year contract with the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park

New Business In Belfast

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Sodexo has secured a £6m deal to provide food and beverage retail and hospitality services for all matchday and non-matchday events at Windsor Park in Belfast, the home of the Northern Ireland football team. The agreement will also see us selling conference and event facilities through Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events.

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Aritha Wickramasinghe

Aritha Wickramasinghe podcast

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Ahead of the Sodexo D&I winter networking event in London, Pride network co-chair Jon Norie talked to guest speaker Aritha Wickramasinghe about his career and his pro-bono work promoting LGBT rights.

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Margot (right) at the Irish Tatler Awards

Business awards double for Margot

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Margot Slattery, country president for Sodexo Ireland, has achieved a unique double in winning two of Ireland’s most high profile awards for women in business in the same year. 

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Sodexo’s Star Employee of the Year Award was won by Debbie Russell from Sports & Leisure

Star Awards 2016

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It’s the night that brings Sodexo’s outstanding employees together and this year’s Star Awards proved yet again that the business is brimming with talented teams and individuals.

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UN International Day Of Persons With Disabilities

UN International Day Of Persons With Disabilities

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This Saturday, (3 December) marks an important date in the diversity and inclusion (D&I) calendar with the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

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Sodexo leads the charge in pay gap reporting

Sodexo leads the charge in pay gap reporting

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Five months ahead of the launch of new government legislation for transparency into gender pay equality, Sodexo has revealed an overall gender pay gap of 7.65%, over 50% lower than the national figure of 18.1%.

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Listen to Women’s PFA Players’ Player of the Year winner talk about her career in professional football.

Izzy Christiansen podcast

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Listen to Women’s PFA Players’ Player of the Year winner talk about her career in professional football.

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The photo competition has now closed, thanks to all who took part

Share a Lifie competition

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The global Share a Lifie competition has closed and it’s been a fantastic way to celebrate the company’s 50th birthday.

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Fantastic event celebrates loyal employees

Long Service Awards 2016

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A cruise down the Thames, fantastic three-course dinner and entertainment from the West End’s Jersey Boys – it was all part of 2016’s celebration of Sodexo’s long servers earlier this month (October).  

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Over 800 competitors take part in annual culinary showcase

Salon Culinaire 2016

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It’s the event of the year for passionate chefs and budding cooks around the business, and this year’s Salon Culinaire created a fantastic buzz once again as more than 800 competitors battled it out at Ascot Racecourse on 12 October.

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Alistair Drummond, part of Sodexo’s brand and communications team

Cycle to Work Day winner!

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Sodexo employees took to two wheels with gusto as part of last month’s Cycle to Work event, pledging to cycle over 2,000 miles in total on the day.

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Support Breast Cancer Awareness month

Wear it pink

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of organisations, to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education and research.

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Sodexo has agreed a five-year extension with a value of £90m to its contract for Queen’s Hospital in Romford.

Contract Extended at Queen's

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Sodexo has agreed a five-year extension with a value of £90m to its contract for Queen’s Hospital in Romford. The new contract started in October, and involves a range of improvements and innovations, focusing on enhancing patient experience and releasing clinical time to care for patients.

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Sodexo SLC Award - Joe Bill, Chris Wickham and Alan Webb

Sodexo named event caterer of the year

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Sodexo won event caterer of the year for their partnership with Henley Royal Regatta at the inaugural Sports and Leisure Catering (SLC) Awards earlier this month (September).

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Sean Haley is Sodexo’s new regional chairman

Sean Haley

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Sean Haley is Sodexo’s new regional chairman – taking over from Neil Murray, who is leaving the business to pursue opportunities outside the group.

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FutureChef 2017

FutureChef 2017

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Do you have a passion to inspire the next generation? If so, you might be interested to know that, once again, Sodexo is sponsoring FutureChef.

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Global Have A Safe Day Awards

Global Have A Safe Day Awards

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Are you proud of your site’s safety performance? Or do you know a colleague who has shown an amazing commitment to health and safety?

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Senior account manager Leanne Findlay

Leanne is officially ACE!

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Senior account manager Leanne Findlay has been named winner of the first ACE Robyns award at an Association of Catering Excellence event on Bateaux London.

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 A visit to the world-renowned Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

Chefs applauded by Raymond Blanc

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Seven finalists from Sodexo’s Chef of the Year competition have been treated to a visit to the world-renowned Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons hosted by celebrity chef Raymond Blanc.

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Now you’re all welcome to have your say!

Vote in the eNOVchallenge

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There were over 500 ideas submitted during the eNOVchallenge, Sodexo’s global innovation contest which took place between April and May in more than 20 countries.

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The Employers’ Network for Equality and Inclusion (enei) Awards

Sodexo wins global diversity award

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Sodexo has won the global diversity category at this year’s enei awards.

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Bethan Disley-Jones, 15, from Pensby High School in Merseyside rose above 8,000 12 to 16 year olds from across the UK to win FutureChef earlier this year

Bethan's Ascot experience

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The Springboard 2016 FutureChef winner spent a day working alongside the Sodexo team at Royal Ascot as part of her official prize.

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Following the recent EU referendum there have been a number of stories reported by the media about a rise in ethnic and religious-based conflict, threatening behaviour and what is being dubbed as “Brexit bullying”.

“Brexit bullying”

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Following the recent EU referendum there have been a number of stories reported by the media about a rise in ethnic and religious-based conflict, threatening behaviour and what is being dubbed as “Brexit bullying”. 

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Summer issue out now!

Stars magazine

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The summer issue of Stars magazine is out now – look out for a copy.

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News

Tatiana Blagorodnova, domestic service manager at Hammersmith Hospital, won the national Cleaning Services Manager of the Year Award.
 

Double Win For Cleaning

Sodexo is celebrating two wins at the 2017 Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (AHCP) National Awards.

 
Glynn Lawrence: chef of the year
 

Glynn Lawrence: chef of the year

The executive chef responsible for Sodexo’s global airline lounge business has been awarded contract catering chef of the year award at the prestigious 2017 Craft Guild of Chefs Awards.

 
Chevalier Award for Margot Slattery
 

Chevalier Award for Margot Slattery

Margot Slattery, country president of Sodexo Ireland, has been named Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite by Mr Jean-Pierre Thébault, the French Ambassador to Ireland, at a ceremony at the French Residence on Ailesbury Road on Thursday 8 June 2017. It is bestowed to reward distinguished civil and other achievements by French citizens and other nationalities.

 
•Newcastle United’s St James’ Park was the winner of the Directors Choice Award, voted for by club directors visiting away matches.
 

Sodexo stadia sweep the board at industry awards

Sodexo Sports & Leisure teams from across the country swept the board at the Stadium Events and Hospitality Awards 2017, held at Anfield in Liverpool, picking up an impressive eight accolades.

 
In red holding the award is Edwina Hughes, CR Manager
 

Footprint award for Green & Lean meals

More great awards news to share! Sodexo picked up the ‘Sustainability in Education Award’ at the recent Footprint Awards, for a Green & Lean sustainable meal project.

 
Contract extension with Aberdeen FC
 

Contract extension with Aberdeen FC

We’ve secured a new three-year contract with Aberdeen Football Club in Scotland.

 
•	Sodexo head of digital communications Stephen Marshall is named number one of 30 EMpower Top Ethnic Minority Future Leaders
 

Two Sodexo employees among top BAME role models

Two Sodexo employees have been named among top ethnic minority leaders, published in the Financial Times.

 
Annie Zaidi (pictured), listed in The Independent’s 50 most influential women in sport, led a breakout session on her career as a football coach from a BAME background.
 

Inclusion Conference

Regional chair Sean Haley welcomed more than 250 delegates at Goodison Park, who listened to a variety of external and internal speakers focused on diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

 
There were some truly inspirational stories on the day, not least the winner of the Kathy Ridgard Award – Alan Lenthall from Wellington College. Alan is pictured here with Kathy's family.
 

Service Excellence Awards 2017

Service stars from around Sodexo’s UK & Ireland business attended the 2017 Service Excellence Awards, this year held at Ascot Racecourse in May.

 
 
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