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Corporate Services, Healthcare and Horticultural Services joined forces

Coming together to aid children’s hospital garden

 
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Corporate Services, Healthcare and Horticultural Services joined forces to ensure Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital’s sensory roof garden looked its best on the day the NHS celebrated its 70th anniversary.

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Bike ride raise over £7,000 for charity

RIDE220 CROSSES FINISHING LINE

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A group of 22 cyclists from Defence & Government Services has completed an intense cycling challenge, tackling 220 miles of undulating roads in just two days. 

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IT’S ARMED FORCES WEEK

IT’S ARMED FORCES WEEK

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A week of celebrations of the Armed Forces has begun!

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It may take a little more practice to reverse into a parking space rather than drive straight in, but it’s definitely safer.

CHECK YOUR DAILY SAFETY ROUTINES

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Creating a safer workplace for everyone begins with us all taking a moment to think about our daily routines.

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24-hour Thames walk for Stop Hunger

24-hour Thames walk for Stop Hunger

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A Government Services team took in some spectacular sights as they tackled a 52-mile walk along the Thames in aid of Stop Hunger.

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Margot named one of Ireland’s most iconic women leaders

Margot named one of Ireland’s most iconic women leaders

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Margot Slattery – country president of Sodexo Ireland – has been named as one of Ireland’s most influential and successful women by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) at its 25 Most Powerful Women in Ireland Awards for 2018

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Laura Wilson (3rd from left) is presented with the Unsung Hero Award by Marianne Hood, chair of IOH NI, Michael Cotter, managing director of Net Affinity, the category sponsor and UTV presenter Pamela Ballantine, the Awards host.

NI HOSPITALITY AWARDS 2018

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Two members of the Sodexo team in Northern Ireland were honoured at the recent Institute of Hospitality Northern Ireland Awards for Professionalism in 2018. 

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Our winners (left to right); Demetra Michael, Elvin Kuyucuoglu, Christos Christofi, Chrystalla Katemi and Costas Papaioakim (on behalf of the Akrotiri JRD)

Commander British Forces Cyprus Commendations

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Our team in Cyprus had the honour of attending the Commander British Forces (CBF) Cyprus Awards Ceremony.

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Schools teams celebrate safety milestones

100 DAYS ACCIDENT FREE!

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The Sodexo team at Lammas School & Sixth Form in London has just clocked 100 days accident free.

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Margot Slattery, country president of Sodexo Ireland, (pictured standing, second left) joined other CEOs from Ireland’s top companies at the launch of the Business in the Community Ireland’s Leaders’ Group on Sustainability on 18 May.

Sodexo Ireland joins BITCI Leaders Group on Sustainability

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Margot Slattery, country president of Sodexo Ireland, (pictured standing, second left) joined other CEOs from Ireland’s top companies at the launch of the Business in the Community Ireland’s Leaders’ Group on Sustainability on 18 May.

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Pictured left to right: Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister of State for Higher Education; Joyce Hegarty contracts manager; Richard Bruton, TD, Minister for Education and Skills; Margot Slattery, country president and Deirdre Saunders, account director, Sodexo Ireland

New IFM contract at DIT Grangegorman

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Sodexo is pleased to announce its first third level contract in Ireland in respect of the new €220 million Central and East Quads about to be built on the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) Campus at Grangegorman. The IFM contract is the first of its kind for an Irish university. 

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Wouldn’t it be fantastic if we could raise over £100,000 across all our Defence & Government Services fundraising activities?

Ride220

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Wouldn’t it be fantastic if we could raise over £100,000 across all our Defence & Government Services fundraising activities? Ride220 is one of the ways you can get involved.

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Princess Anne

Rolling out the red carpet for royalty

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The Club House Café team at the David Ross Sports Village, University of Nottingham, pulled out all the stops when Princess Anne attended the British Universities and College Sport ‘Big Meet’.

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GOVERNMENT MINISTER PRAISES PROJECT SEARCH

GOVERNMENT MINISTER PRAISES PROJECT SEARCH

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Employees at North Devon District Hospital (NDDH) – including Sodexo’s FM team – have won praise from the Government Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Sarah Newton, for their part in an innovative project that is helping young people with learning disabilities or autism get into work.

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Ongoing support from Sodexo has enabled the University College London (UCL) student union women’s rugby team to go from strength to strength.

SODEXO SUPPORTS STUDENT RUGBY TEAM

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Ongoing support from Sodexo has enabled the University College London (UCL) student union women’s rugby team to go from strength to strength.

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Nicky Reid, Sodexo Ireland’s Chef of the Year, pictured left with David Mulcahy, craft and development director, Sodexo UK and Ireland

SILVER MEDAL FOR NICKY REID AT HOTELYMPIA

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Sodexo Ireland celebrated its best-ever result in the Sodexo UK and Ireland Chef of the Year grand final at Hotelympia in London on 6 March, when Nicky Reid, Sodexo Ireland’s Chef of the Year, pictured left with David Mulcahy, craft and development director, Sodexo UK and Ireland, scooped a coveted silver medal in his first time to enter the competition. 

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Pupils at Strathallan School near Perth did a double take when they discovered headmaster Mark Lauder serving them breakfast, lunch and dinner.

FROM HEADMASTER TO HEAD CHEF

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Pupils at Strathallan School near Perth did a double take when they discovered headmaster Mark Lauder serving them breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Pictured is Keith Newton and David Wells collecting the award from Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust chairman Kathy Cowell.

WASTE TEAM GAINS SILVER STANDARD

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The Sodexo waste team at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust was handed a prestigious award at the Trust’s Green Impact and Sustainability Awards, held in January.

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The people in the image from left to right are: Tim Wright, Rezki Karar, Mark Welshman

Stop Hunger success

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We’re absolutely delighted that three of our colleagues received prestigious awards at this year’s annual Stop Hunger Foundation Dinner.

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Jay’s masterpiece, “thinker and theory of evolution”.

BEST IN CLASS FOR JAY

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Great news for Defence at this year’s prestigious Hotelympia event, the huge hospitality industry event held at the ExCel centre on 6 March. Jayadeva Sivaraja, our multi-site manager at Transport for London, won ‘best in class’ in the table centrepiece category. 

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Are you looking to get fit and healthy and raise money for two good causes? Look no further!

GET ON YOUR BIKE FOR STOP HUNGER AND SSAFA!

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Are you looking to get fit and healthy and raise money for two good causes? Look no further!

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Eamonn is pictured on the left with colleague Bhupesh Parekh.

TRIBUTE TO EAMONN GOUGH

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Eamonn Gough, a former Sodexo employee, sadly passed away on 31 January 2018 after battling a very short illness.

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Offshore installation manager Ray Taylor presents Simon Knapman with his Repsol HSE & Integrity award.

Award for Simon’s lifesaving action

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Relief baker Simon Knapman, who works on the Repsol Sinopec-operated Clyde platform in the North Sea, saved a colleague’s life while working aboard the former drilling rig Buchan.

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Pictured celebrating Sodexo’s gold and best in class team win at Food & Bev Live on Wed 7 February 2018 are: Aidan Walker, account director; Barbara Placuk, hospitality manager, Central Bank North Wall Quay; Phelim Byrne, executive chef, State Street, Dublin; Dennis McCarroll, executive pastry chef, Ulster Independent Clinic, Belfast; Nicky Reid, executive chef, Almac, Craigavon and Sodexo Ireland COY;   Julianne Forrestal, executive craft development chef and Sigitas Zubrickas, manager, Central Bank, Spencer Dock, Dublin.

Gold and Best in Class at Food & Bev Live

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Sodexo’s catering team won Gold and Best in Class in the Contract Caterers Culinary Challenge at Food & Bev Live, held in Dublin on 7 February.

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To overcome the PAT test issue, Sodexo handyman Mark Goodall came up with the idea of a suitable four bar extension bar to replace the current ones in cabins.

Handyman’s safe charging solution

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A Sodexo handyman has come up with a solution to the problem of potentially unsafe chargers threatening safety on a North Sea oil rig.

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Waste2Zero Awards

Recognition for food waste management

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The efforts of a Sodexo team at Merville Barracks, Colchester, have been recognised in the Footprint Waste2Zero foodservice waste management and prevention awards.

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Innovation award for dementia patient dining at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Innovation award for dementia patient dining at Imperial College

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Sodexo’s understanding of the dining requirements of dementia patients has led to a prestigious award for London’s Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (ICHT).

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A team of chefs from Cyprus flew the flag for Sodexo at the annual Pancyprian culinary competition, bringing home 12 medals and coming top overall in the rankings.

Cyprus cooks up success

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A team of chefs from Cyprus flew the flag for Sodexo at the annual Pancyprian culinary competition, bringing home 12 medals and coming top overall in the rankings.

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Supervisor Ray Browne and cleaning operative Marija Stuke

Cleaning duo earn industry recognition

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Two star performers from Seagate Technology team reached the final of BICSc Northern Ireland Cleaner of the Year Awards at Belfast City Hall in September.

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In aid of horticultural charity’s 175th anniversary

TREE CHEERS FOR PLANTING SCHEME

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Sodexo’s role in a tree planting scheme to mark the 175th anniversary of the charity that helps everyone in horticulture was acknowledged at a ceremony in Royal Tunbridge Wells.

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Pauline McBaine, semi-retired business manager at the Wood Group in Aberdeen

SALON SUCCESS FOR ABERDEEN TEAMS

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Sodexo's Energy & Resources team demonstrated the depth of its culinary talent with 19 entries in this year's Salon Culinaire awards at Hampden Park on 14 September.

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Operative Jayden Williams (left) and supervisor Terry Cash (right) collect their award from BBC Local Radio gardening presenter Joe Talbot.

Landscape team collect honour

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A Sodexo team who look after the grounds at the Surrey research centre of leading pharmaceutical company Lilly has scooped an environmental award.

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Sodexo’s IFM contract for six Exeter schools has taken on a new dimension with the addition of managing each of the premises for community group use.

COMMUNITY SPIRIT AT EXETER SCHOOLS

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Sodexo’s IFM contract for six Exeter schools has taken on a new dimension with the addition of managing each of the premises for community group use.

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Celebrations at Southampton Solent Conference Centre

Arabian Nights

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Southampton Solent university pulled out all the stops In September to deliver a themed, Arabian Nights event at The Spark, celebrating their fantastic first year as an events venue.

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Tyne coast students with matt Dawson

A 600-mile round trip inspires would-be chefs

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Cookery students made a 600-mile round trip from their South Shields college to gain inspiration for their intended careers.

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Giving talented chefs of the future the chance to cook alongside a top chef has taken Sodexo’s partnership with Perth College UHI to a new level.

STUDENTS ENJOY MASTERCLASS

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Giving talented chefs of the future the chance to cook alongside a top chef has taken Sodexo’s partnership with Perth College UHI to a new level.  

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St James School in Exeter

DRONE OFFERS BIRD’S EYE VIEW

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When our maintenance team at St James School in Exeter saw signs of a leaking roof, they knew they needed to reach it and check it out. But due to the building design, it wasn’t going to be an easy task.

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Nicky Reid, executive chef for Sodexo at Almac, Craigavon

NICKY WINS CHEF OF YEAR AND BEST IN SHOW AT SALON 17

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Nicky Reid, executive chef for Sodexo at Almac, Craigavon won the All-Ireland Chef of the Year competition and the Best in Show accolade at Salon Culinaire 2017.

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in support of a local children’s charity.

FESTIVE FAYRE AT NUFC

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The Sodexo team at Newcastle United FC is busy preparing for their second festive fayre in support of a local children’s charity.

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Sodexo's partnership with Santander has been chosen as a finalist for the Premises and Facilities Management (PFM) Awards 2017.

SANTANDER TEAM MAKES PFM SHORTLIST

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Sodexo's partnership with Santander has been chosen as a finalist for the Premises and Facilities Management (PFM) Awards 2017.

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Pictured left to right: Paul Carey, facilities manager for Sodexo Ireland at Procter & Gamble, Newbridge, Sinead Corrigan winner of Sodexo’s Receptionist of the Year Award, Lynn Carson, client relationship manager, Sodexo Ireland and John Houlihan plant manager, Procter & Gamble.

Sinead wins top company award

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Sinead Corrigan from Newbridge was recently voted Receptionist of the Year at the 2017 Service Excellence Awards in London.  Sinead was the only ROI employee to win an award at this year’s event which received over 400 nominations in 34 categories submitted on behalf of Sodexo staff based in Ireland and the UK.

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our head chef, George Urquhart, teamed up with the Castle’s own archivist to study and translate centuries’ old recipes stored in the attraction’s records, choosing three to re-create to serve to guests attending the May parade.

Chefs Revive Recipes From Blair Castle's Archives

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We are lucky to work in some of the country’s most prestigious and historic venues, whether as the full-time caterer or for one-off events.

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Hampden Park football stadium – known proudly as Scotland’s National Stadium and situated in the Mount Florida area of Glasgow – has unveiled a luxurious, new suite of event spaces.

Hampden Park's New Look!

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Hampden Park football stadium – known proudly as Scotland’s National Stadium and situated in the Mount Florida area of Glasgow – has unveiled a luxurious, new suite of event spaces.

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•The biggest change is at the Conservatory Café. Now renamed The Hill, it’s a family friendly bar and eatery with a brand new outdoor serving area.

Racecourse refurb

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Hamilton Park’s hospitality and event areas have undergone an extensive refurbishment fresh for the summer racing season.

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Cathy Adamson, Sodexo’s craft development chef in Northern Ireland

Success for Cathy Adamson

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Cathy Adamson, Sodexo’s craft development chef in Northern Ireland, has won the prestigious Contract Catering Chef of the Year Award at the 22nd Institute of Hospitality NI Awards, held at the Belfast Titanic Centre on 5 May 2017.

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For the first time in more than 100 years a new enclosure is all set to open at Royal Ascot (20th – 24th June) this year.

Royal Ascot’s new enclosure for 2017

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For the first time in more than 100 years a new enclosure is all set to open at Royal Ascot (20th – 24th June) this year.

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The Sodexo team at City University were delighted to welcome HRH the Princess Royal

Rolling out the red carpet for royalty

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The Sodexo team at City University were delighted to welcome HRH the Princess Royal in March, to mark the official opening of City’s new main entrance complex, part of a multi million-pound estates redevelopment project.

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Pictured left to right: Margot Slattery, country president, Sodexo Ireland, Litfest co-founder Darina Allen and Julianne Forrestal, executive chef, at the Dublin launch of LitFest 17.

Sodexo celebrates five years with LitFest

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Sodexo Ireland is celebrating five years as a sponsor of the world-renowned Ballymaloe LitFest in Cork.

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Marketing Director for Corporate Services UK & Ireland, Andrew Wilkinson

The future of work

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Millennials, robots and a greater focus on wellbeing are just some of the trends from Sodexo’s Workplace Trends Report 2017.

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David Fountain, executive chef PayPal, has been shortlisted for the Craft Guild of Chef Awards 2017.

David Fountain makes Craft Guild shortlist

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David Fountain, executive chef PayPal, has been shortlisted for the Craft Guild of Chef Awards 2017.

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Pictured is Margot Slattery, country president, Sodexo Ireland and Tara McCarthy, chief executive, Bord Bia (Irish Food Board) at the official announcement of the company’s acceptance into the Origin Green sustainability programme.

Sodexo Ireland verified for Origin Green

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Sodexo Ireland is now a verified member of Origin Green, Ireland’s first food and services provider to be accepted into the Bord Bia (Irish Food Board) initiative, the only sustainability programme in the world that operates on a national scale.

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From 3 September, we’re increasing the weekly prizes!
 

Your Lucky Number prizes increase

Your Lucky Number, the weekly lottery that gives Sodexo employees the chance to win cash prizes while supporting Stop Hunger, has now surpassed 3,000 members.

 
David Mulcahy (right) pictured at London’s Guildhall with fellow Freedom of the City of London recipient, Steve Munkley (left), and the Clerk of the Court.
 

David Mulcahy awarded Freedom of the City of London

Food innovation director David Mulcahy has joined such notable luminaries as internet inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, actress Dame Judi Dench and Florence Nightingale in being awarded the historic honour of the Freedom of the City of London.

 
Summer of Volunteering
 

Summer of Volunteering

Join us in the fight against hunger and malnutrition and make your #MyStopHungerPledge by signing up to volunteer with our charity partners. 

 
Leading chef and restaurateur Adam Handling
 

Adam Handling joins for another year

Leading chef and restaurateur Adam Handling will be working with our Corporate Services team for a second year.

 
‘A showcase for excellence’
 

Sodexo Live 2018

We’re inviting all Sodexo colleagues to take part in Sodexo Live 2018, the annual event which brings together a host of exciting competitions, demonstrations, speakers and exhibitors under one roof.

 
Salute our forces; share your photos
 

IT’S ARMED FORCES WEEK

A week of celebrations of the Armed Forces has begun!

 
Sodexo awarded Leader status
 

Disability Confident scheme success

We’re delighted to announce that Sodexo UK&I has achieved the Government’s Disability Confident Leader status.

 
The competition is now open!
 

CHEF OF THE YEAR 2019

It’s time for our chefs to shine once again! Have you got what it takes to cook your way to the top?

 
Royal Ascot attracts 300,000 spectators over five June days
 

And they’re off!

The world’s most revered race meeting is happening this week (19 to 23 June) and once again a Sodexo team will be keeping racegoers fully fed and watered as they enjoy the action._