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Ask for help

Ask for help

 
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Make Yourself at Home is our series focusing on colleagues who are now finding themselves working from home for the first time. If you're working from home for the first time, remember to ask for help when you need it.

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Let's get connected

Let's get connected

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Where able, colleagues across the UK and Ireland are working from home – on either a part or full-time basis. While some people are used to working from home, others are logging on away from the office for the first time. See how you can stay connected.

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Your Lucky Number

Mel wins big with Your Lucky Number!

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On 2 March Mel Hart, administrator at Queen's Hospital in Romford, was announced as the winner of a one-off, increased Your Lucky Number top prize of £2,020 to welcome the new year.

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Well done to our WasteLESS warriors

Well done to our WasteLESS warriors

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Congratulations to the Sodexo team at Microsoft as they are crowned winners of WasteLESS Week 2019 who worked hard to fight waste with their client to across their Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) locations.

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Change is coming to Northern Ireland

Change is coming to Northern Ireland

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Recently it was announced that same sex marriage will become legally recognised in Northern Ireland – Sodexo’s Julie-Ann Agnew tells us how this will change her future.

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Disability and Quality of Life survey

Living with autism - Grant's story

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Until Wednesday 2 October, Sodexo is hosting a Disability and Quality of Life survey in partnership with PurpleSpace. This week we share the story of Grant, a commercial analyst at an IT company. He has autism.

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Disability and Quality of Life Survey

A story of achievement through adversity - Jamie's story

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As part of our public survey, open to everyone in the UK with lived experience of disability, in September 2019 we are sharing personal stories from members of the PurpleSpace network - an organisation of disability inclusion experts.

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Disability and Quality of Life survey

A life changing disability - Simon's story

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Throughout September 2019, Sodexo is hosting a Disability and Quality of Life survey in partnership with PurpleSpace - an organisation of disability inclusion experts. This interview shares the experience of Simon, a business analyst at a British financial institution.

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Disability and Quality of Life survey

A story of invisible disability - Lorna's experience

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Throughout September 2019, Sodexo is hosting a Disability and Quality of Life survey in partnership with PurpleSpace - an organisation of disability inclusion experts. In the first of a series of interviews with members of the PurpleSpace network, we chat to Lorna.

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Chinese New Year 2019 - Year of the Pig

Chinese New Year 2019 - Year of the Pig

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In February 2019, millions of people across the world will be celebrating one of the biggest festivities of the year - Chinese New Year. Discover more about this Chinese tradition and see how it is celebrated across the world.

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SHR2018

2018 Stop Hunger Global Activity Report

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RED, the Stop Hunger Global Activity Report 2018, pays tribute to several of Stop Hunger's inspiring and sustainable initiatives.

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Navratri

Celebrating Navratri

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Hindus around the world have been celebrating the sacred Navratri festival, which ran from 10 to 18 October 2018.

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HMP Bronzefield Sweet Charity

HMP Bronzefield’s curtain call

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In November 2018, HMP Bronzefield welcome the general public to watch a theatre production of Sweet Charity.

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BHM2018

Celebrating Black History Month

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In celebration of Black History Month 2018 in October several of Sodexo’s key locations came together to create a menu for a lunch to remember, combining decorative displays, mouth-watering food and toe-tapping music to fantastic effect during pop-up theme days.

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Tea and cake - a winning fundraising combination!

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Sodexo’s Defence & Government Services team in Cyprus had a busy week raising over €450 for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity in early October 2018

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'The Carter Cup' is a fantastic team event that money for Stop Hunger

Defence & Government Services teams up for the cup!

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On 3 August 2018, the annual five-a-side football tournament in Defence & Government Services’ Allenby Connaught contract proved a fantastic team event and raised £1,000 for Stop Hunger in the process!

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Bike ride raise over £7,000 for charity

Ride220 2018 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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24-hour Thames walk for Stop Hunger

24-hour Thames walk for Stop Hunger

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A Government & Agenices team took in some spectacular sights as they tackled a 52-mile walk along the Thames in aid of Stop Hunger in June 2018.

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Gerry, pictured centre, recently used one of his Sodexo volunteering days to add to the €2,300 he has already raised since March 2016.

Gerry's Rwada lifeline

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Facilities manager Gerry Furlong has put his passion for cleanliness to a good cause in 208 by helping two struggling families in Rwanda.

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STOP THAT TROLLEY!

Stop that trolley!

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A trolley full of sweet treats made its way around Sodexo’s contract at Coty in Bournemouth during Stop Hunger Day 2018, raising over £90 for the cause.

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When Steve Henry decided he wanted to raise money for two charities close to his heart, he could have easily baked a few cakes or ran a half marathon.

Husky ride helps hospice

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When Steve Henry decided he wanted to raise money for two charities close to his heart in 2018, he could have easily baked a few cakes or ran a half marathon...

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Retail assistant Kimberley Aplin’s voluntary fundraising activities have been recognised with a special award from her Sodexo Defence client.

Special award for Kimberley

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In late 2017, retail assistant Kimberley Aplin’s voluntary fundraising activities have been recognised with a special award from her Sodexo Defence client.

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Volunteering safely
 

Volunteering safely

On 26 March 2020, Sodexo issued guidance to help colleagues to continue to volunteer - safely - in support of Stop Hunger’s charity partners, or the NHS. Find out how you can start or continue the good work that is helping those who need it most.

 
Sean's Lucky Number!
 

Sean's Lucky Number!

Sean Haley, Sodexo UK & Ireland Region Chair, has kindly decided to donate his Your Lucky Number winnings to two different charities, helping them during this difficult time as Coronavirus continues to affect the third sector’s ability to support those most at risk in society.

 
Ten top tips for working from home
 

Ten top tips for working from home

In light of the continued spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19), and in line with the latest Government advice, many Sodexo colleagues will, in some way, be changing the way they work for the foreseeable future

 
Introducing our 2020 Sodexo Chef of the Year
 

Introducing our 2020 Sodexo Chef of the Year

After taking part in a live cook-off against eight of his colleagues, Hospitality Head Chef Ronnel Nulud from Energy & Resources was crowned Sodexo Chef of the Year 2020. Find out more about Ronnel's winning dishes!

 
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Moving on up with SheWorks

As part of our celebrations for International Women’s Day in 2019, Sodexo launched the SheWorks job shadowing programme, which aimed to connect women across the company with ambassadors in Facilities Management (FM) roles, to learn more about our activities, and explore future career opportunities.

 
We are #SodexoApprentices
 

We are #SodexoApprentices

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) 2020 runs from 3 - 9 February 2020.

The theme of NAW 2020 is #LookBeyond, asking employers and colleagues to celebrate the diversity and value that apprenticeships bring to businesses and local communities.

 
People power!
 

People power!

On 21 January 2020, Energy & Resources held a special employee recognition event on the Bateaux London to celebrate the segments’ ‘Everyday Heroes’.

 
Strictly Come Prancing is a flying success!
 

Strictly Come Prancing is a flying success!

After raising more than £3,700 for Stop Hunger, three titles have been awarded to Sodexo colleagues who came together over the festive period for Strictly Come Prancing - a 5km Christmas dash, prance or dance to raise money for Stop Hunger.

 
Long Service Awards 2019
 

Long Service Awards 2019

On Wednesday 11 December 2019, Sodexo welcomed 174 colleagues to Liverpool for the Long Service Awards. The Long Service Awards is our opportunity to recognise and celebrate the loyalty and service of colleagues marking 20, 30, 40 and 50 year work anniversaries with Sodexo – with this year’s remarkable recipients clocking up a remarkable 7,500 years between them!

 
 
Shout it out!

Shout it Out!

With 36,000 colleagues in the Sodexo UK & Ireland region, we know there are lots of you out there doing great things. And, we’d love to share your successes across the business.

Share your good news - this could be a contract win, client or customer praise, service innovations, or just great people doing great things!

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