News

People power!

People power!

 
Time 237 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

On 21 January 2020, Energy & Resources held a special employee recognition event on the Bateaux London to celebrate the segments’ ‘Everyday Heroes’. Those recognised have consistently gone above and beyond to support the complex Shell London account.

More than 100 guests gathered on the Bateaux London on Tuesday to applaud the teams hard work. Sodexo ambassador and 2003 Rugby World Cup winner, Matt Dawson, hosted the award ceremony. An incredible 200 nominations were submitted during the event lead up by peers and managers, 58 of whom were officially recognised on the night.

2019 was an extremely busy year for the teams working on the Shell London contract. A pivotal moment saw the consolidation of Shell’s business from three London offices to one central location known as ‘Shell Campus’. 1,500 Shell staff migrated offices whilst the Sodexo teams continued to deliver pioneering FM services on a day by day basis.

Joe King, Account Director, Sodexo UK & Ireland said: “What a fantastic evening we had celebrating our front-line Sodexo teams at our first ever Everyday Heroes event. The teams completely bought into the concept with over 200 nominations being received and 70 front line staff recognised for improving the quality of life of our customers. I am especially grateful to Matt Dawson for hosting the event and making our team feel so special.”

10 ‘Super Heroes’ received trophies for their outstanding contribution to the business’ performance and for their own behaviours. However, everyone who attended was reminded of what a journey all their colleagues have been through and what they have collectively achieved.


Everyday Heroes recognition event


Steph Horne, Project Deployment Manager, Sodexo UK & Ireland commented: “What a fantastic event that was embraced by our teams. The event was a real celebration of what makes us great, and a clear reflection that our front-line teams are the heroes that drive our business.”

A huge thank you to all the Sodexo teams who work hard to improve our client’s quality of life every day, and well done to all those awarded at this Energy & Resources recognition event.

Don’t forget that you can send a big thanks to your colleagues via the Recognising You platform. Click here to access Recognising You and say thank you today.

To see more photos from the ‘Everyday Heroes’ event, please visit the Sodexo Flickr album.

 

Share this story About sharing

  
Send to Kindle

News

Same 3 Checks for Safety
 

Be prepared, be safe

Simply asking you to be safe is easy enough, but making sure you feel prepared is another story. Returning to work can be pretty daunting after the year we’ve had so far. Help us help you be prepared with these five safety tips.

 
Voice engagement survey
 

Make your voice heard

The new global employee engagement survey for all Sodexo colleagues, Voice, launches on 7 September - find out how to take part and have your say.

 
Same 3 Checks for Safety
 

Getting back to safety basics

With our central offices re-opening, client sites rising again and many people returning to school and work after the summer holidays, it’s time to remind ourselves about Sodexo’s number one priority – keeping colleagues safe.

 
Stop Hunger volunteering
 

Fighting hunger near you

Four charitable organisations have received a windfall share of a £90,000 donation from Sodexo’s global Stop Hunger Endowment Fund helping them in their continuing fight against hunger.

 
Stop Hunger Awards 2020
 

2020 Stop Hunger Award winners revealed

In a slightly different award ceremony from the usual gala dinner, our winners of the 2020 Stop Hunger Awards are announced virtually this year. Hosted by Sodexo Ambassador Matt Dawson and with awards presented by Region Chair Sean Haley, this announcement is not to be missed.

 
British Ex-Forces in Business Awards logo
 

Sodexo veterans celebrated

Three Sodexo colleagues, all British Armed Forces veterans, have been shortlisted for the finals of the 2020 British Ex-Forces in Business Awards - the world’s largest celebration of ex-military personnel in second careers, recognising the value veterans add to businesses as well as the employers that support the transition of servicemen and women.

 
The Great Sodexo Bake Off winners
 

Our 2020 Bake Off winners

Back in April 2020, we launched The Great Sodexo Bake Off as a fun way to bring together the best of your lockdown-inspired boredom bakes. Little did we know that you would respond in droves, giving our judges a real headache and teasing the sweet-tooth of the region.

 
MasterChef
 

A master chef on MasterChef

At the beginning of July, you may have seen a familiar face on the telly box as Veronica Azevedo, Head Chef at Transport for London’s Acton Railway Engineering Works, was put under the studio spotlight on an episode of BBC’s iconic Celebrity MasterChef.

 
Thank you for saluting our Forces
 

Thank you for saluting our Forces

Last week was Armed Forces Week (22 to 28 June 2020); a celebration of the Armed Forces across the region who keep us safe, and an opportunity for Sodexo to celebrate our own teams who support the military community every day.