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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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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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Phil Howard and Raymond Blanc return to Royal Ascot 2017

Phil Howard and Raymond Blanc return to Royal Ascot 2017

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Following on from their great success at Royal Ascot 2016, both Phil Howard and Raymond Blanc OBE will return to work alongside Sodexo’s Ascot team for this year’s event.

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0865  Sodexo’s silver medal winning team in the Contract Caterers challenge at Catex 17 were l/r Dan Cruickshank, head chef, St. Andrews College, Dublin; Dennis McCarroll, chef, Ulster Independent Clinic, Belfast;  Michelle Daly, chef manager, Bord Bia, Dublin; Ali Tan, business manager, Woodlands Academy, Wicklow and Iven Thoppilan, café supervisor at the GPO Witness History Museum, Dublin.

Quartet of Medals for Sodexo at Catex 17

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Sodexo took home a quartet of medals from Catex 17, Ireland’s premier foodservice and hospitality event, held at the RDS in Dublin at the end of February.

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GSK House awarded Gold IIP status

GSK House awarded Gold IIP status

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GSK House have been awarded the prestigious Gold accreditation from Investors in People.

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David flies Healthcare flag at top competition

Good work chef!

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As a development chef at Tillery Valley Foods (TVF), David Humphreys relishes the challenge of planning new dishes and creating great tasting food.

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The Defence & Government Services Human Resources team has been named as the HR team of the year at the HR Distinction Awards, held in Birmingham at the end of January.

HR team of the year award

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The Defence & Government Services Human Resources team has been named as the HR team of the year at the HR Distinction Awards, held in Birmingham at the end of January.

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Terry Waite Visits HMP & YOI Bronzefield

Terry Waite Visits HMP & YOI Bronzefield

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Terry Waite CBE, former Special Envoy to The Archbishop of Canterbury, became front page news when he was taken hostage in Beirut and held for 1,760 days before his release in November 1991.

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Mayor of Spelthorne visits Bronzefield

Mayor of Spelthorne visits Bronzefield

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HMP Bronzefield recently welcomed a visit from the Mayor and Mayoress of Spelthorne.

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Pictured: Claire Clayton with chef Paul Marley and food service assistants Lesley Fletcher and Helen Crowther.

Gold award for Airedale

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The Sodexo-run visitor and staff restaurant at Airedale General Hospital in Yorkshire has been awarded a gold standard by The Good Food Bradford Project.

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Cyprus Team Celebrates

Cyprus Team Celebrates

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Demetra Michael, an administrator at Episkopi, Cyprus has been announced as the Sodexo Cyprus Colleague of the Year for 2015/16 at the Cyprus Star Awards event.

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Pictured left to right are BIFM Summit and Awards host, academic and broadcaster Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, with Bernie McManamon of Sodexo Ireland accepting her Young FM Professional of the Year Award from Des Maguire, managing director of Tech Skills Resources, sponsor of the BIFM Ireland Awards.

Success at BIFM Ireland Awards

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Two FM professionals from Sodexo Ireland have been recognised at the 2016 BIFM Ireland Awards, held on 25 November at BIFM Ireland’s FM Summit in Croke Park, Dublin.

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THANK YOU FOR TAKING PART!
 

THANK YOU FOR TAKING PART!

The Employee Engagement Survey 2018 closed last week and we’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who took the time to complete it.

 
Support us in keeping people off the bread line
 

Stop Hunger

This year Stop Hunger Day is on 9 May and we are inviting you to join us in making it another successful year. By making a #MyStopHungerPledge and pledging your support to volunteer with one of our partner charities or fundraise for the Foundation.

 
Perth College UHI students get a taste of hospitality from Sodexo
 

CRAFT SKILLS WEEK

Sodexo was on hand to support the talented chefs of the future at Perth College UHI as they served up a ‘Spring Time Awakening’ dinner to invited VIPs and industry heads including Scotland’s Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

 
New facilities management and school food contract with seven schools
 

SWINDON SCHOOLS CONTRACT

Sodexo has won a five-year, £10 million Integrated Facilities Management contract with seven schools in Swindon to provide hard and soft FM services and catering.

 
Sodexo has been recognised for its leadership in gender equality by being named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2018 for the fifth straight year.
 

TOP 50 EMPLOYERS FOR WOMEN

Sodexo has been recognised for its leadership in gender equality by being named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2018 for the fifth straight year.

 
Sodexo has published its second Public Service Pledge, a strategic and ethical set of commitments to its customers, employees and communities.
 

PUBLIC SERVICE PLEDGE PUBLISHED

Sodexo has published its second Public Service Pledge, a strategic and ethical set of commitments to its customers, employees and communities.

 
SODEXO SPONSORS ‘WHAT’S SHE DOING HERE’ EXHIBITION
 

SODEXO SPONSORS ‘WHAT’S SHE DOING HERE’ EXHIBITION

Sodexo Ireland is one of the sponsors of the ‘What’s She Doing Here - Women at Work 1918-2018’ Exhibition, running from 31 March to 10 June 2018 at the Little Museum of Dublin, one of the capital’s top-rated attractions. 

 
On your marks, get set, go!
 

SODEXO SAFETY OLYMPICS

Are you taking part in the Sodexo Safety Olympics? We are now three weeks into the competition and, as of 10 April, there are 3,249 teams taking part, which represents an amazing 27,963 people worldwide.

 
Sodexo has become the first caterer in Scotland to achieve the healthyliving plus award across all food services at multiple contract sites.
 

HEALTHYLIVING PLUS AWARD

Sodexo has become the first caterer in Scotland to achieve the healthyliving plus award across all food services at multiple contract sites.