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Halloween fun supports hospice

Halloween fun supports hospice

 
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Something spooky was going on among Sodexo’s team at Diageo St. James Gate in Dublin over Halloween, but it was all in a good cause.

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Rose Boulton

EMOTIONAL TRIP FOR ROSE

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A cleaner with Sodexo Justice has made an emotional return trip to Cyprus, 30 years after her brother was killed in a helicopter accident there while serving with the RAF.

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Silence is golden for Children in Need

Silence is golden for Children in Need

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A talkative hygiene operative at Tillery Valley completed an eight-hour shift in silence as part of the team's fundraising efforts which raised £383 for Children in Need.

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MBU Team

HMP Peterborough raises funds for hospice, homes and hunger charities

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The male and female occupants of HMP YOI Peterborough have put their practical skills training to good use by raising more than £6,000 for charity.

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The plucky competitors included: Kiera Browne, Peter Shiels, Ryan McNeilly, Kevin Coyle, Nadine Doherty, Michael Smith, Caoimhe McColgan and Chris McGinley.

‘FILTH FIGHTERS’

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A team of Sodexo cleaners took part in a Total Wipeout-style event which raised £500 for Cancer Research UK.

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Sodexo's Janet Reynolds and Sarah Russell conquered the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains

Sodexo duo conquer the Atlas Mountains

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Sodexo's Janet Reynolds and Sarah Russell conquered the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains to raise money for Stop Hunger.

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Janitor Carl Mahoney and his sister

Janitor Carl completes half marathon

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Janitor Carl Mahoney stepped up a distance to complete the Great North Run – a half marathon – to raise funds for a hospice that cared for his late father.

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Make-A-Wish Foundation

FOR A WHEELIE GOOD CAUSE

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Sodexo’s team at GSK Dungarvan, Ireland, played a pivotal role in the annual GSK annual fundraising cycle ride, providing some much need fuel for the 180 riders. 

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Tillery Valley Foods

Family fun day raises £1,000 for Stop Hunger

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Sodexo's team at Tillery Valley Foods raised £1,000 for Stop Hunger when they hosted a family fun day at The Foundry club in Abertillery.

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Another great fundraising effort has come onto the Your_Sodexo radar!

BRAKE BIKERS RAISE OVER £4,000

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Another great fundraising effort has come onto the Your_Sodexo radar!

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Account manager Marie Arthur, account support manager Rezki Karar and admin support Florentina Balta are all colleagues across Sodexo’s Transport for London account.

GO TEAM TfL!

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They’ve climbed Snowdon, thrown themselves out of a plane and now three intrepid Stop Hunger fundraisers have just completed an 84-mile walk from Newcastle to Carlisle, across Hadrian’s Wall.

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Chef Gordon Muir raised £4,300 for Stop Hunger

Gordon's 96-mile walk smashes fundraising target

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Chef Gordon Muir raised £4,300 for Stop Hunger after walking the 96-mile West Highland Way within six days.

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Pictured left to right: Gavin Acres from the Trussell Trust with Claire Hoban, Lesley Asquith, Hannah Robinson, Tracey Sykes, Jenny Wytcherley, Eddie Moss, Ian Simpson and Jen Kell. Photo by Kim Burford.

AT YOUR SERVICE

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Eleven colleagues from Corporate Services are among the latest Sodexo people to take part in our summer volunteering programme. The team decided to dedicate their Stop Hunger Day (9 May) to the Trussell Trust's regional depot in Coventry.

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Pictured are Steph Horne, Martin Horne, Tom Devaney and Vinny Mlay

SHELL TEAM CONQUERS YORKSHIRE THREE PEAKS

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The smiles on these faces say it all! Pictured are Steph Horne, Martin Horne, Tom Devaney and Vinny Mlay after they completed a Yorkshire Three Peaks fundraising walk on Sunday 11 June.

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More than 50 colleagues from Sodexo’s Corporate Services and Education segments teed off for the Stop Hunger Golf Day at Altrincham Golf Club, Greater Manchester, on 14 June.

Golf day is a big hit

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More than 50 colleagues from Sodexo’s Corporate Services and Education segments teed off for the Stop Hunger Golf Day at Altrincham Golf Club, Greater Manchester, on 14 June.

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Hygiene supervisor Darren Williams shed four stone in seven months to prepare for his successful ascent of Yorkshire's three peaks in July.

Success on two scales

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Hygiene supervisor Darren Williams shed four stone in seven months to prepare for his successful ascent of Yorkshire's three peaks in July.

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A group of committed cycle enthusiasts have raised more than £3,300 for Stop Hunger after taking on a 120-mile overnight bike ride.

Dunwich Dynamo

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A group of committed cycle enthusiasts have raised more than £3,300 for Stop Hunger after taking on a 120-mile overnight bike ride.

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Charlotte Mitchell, Carole Farrelly and Hannah Durkin raised £357 by making and selling cupcakes with the support of fellow office staff.

Cupcake Day raises money for Alzheimers

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Sodexo's team at the Eli Lilly contract in Liverpool whisked up a fundraising storm by organising a cupcake day in aid of the Alzheimers Society.

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Congratulations to Nixie Turner

Nixie's triathlon success

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Congratulations to Nixie Turner who swam, cycled and ran her way to a bronze medal at the Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon in June.

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When he landed Craig confessed it was "the best thing ever, and an awesome experience that he would love to repeat.”

A sky-high fundraiser

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A machine minder at Tillery Valley Foods in South Wales descended from the skies to raise £300 for Stop Hunger.

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Tillery Valley Foods knew the way to their employees’ hearts when it came to raising money on Stop Hunger Day in May – cake!

Sweet idea

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Tillery Valley Foods knew the way to their employees’ hearts when it came to raising money on Stop Hunger Day in May – cake!

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Main picture, left to right: David Forbes, Gail Thow, Gillian Mitchell and Angus Pauline at the Welcome to Fite sign.

Hunt for Stop Hunger

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The Sodexo Sports & Leisure team at South Queensferry raised more than £300 during a busy day of fundraising during Stop Hunger Day. Sales and event coordinator Kelly McVey helped organise a scavenger hunt and raffle to raise funds for Stop Hunger, which is dedicated to supporting charities that tackle malnutrition and promote healthy eating in the UK and Ireland.

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Well done to all riders: Peter Allen, Barry Pratt, Eluned (Lyn) Read, Edel Brady-Jackson, Kingsley Green and Jason Deyzel.

Schools Effort For Stop Hunger Day

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A Sodexo team from Merton Schools has put pedal power to good use, raising money for Stop Hunger.

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Pictured from left to right ate volunteers: Stuart Hill, Bernadette Pescod, Sarah Chapman, Kim Reeves, Harpreet Cheema, Moira Smith, Holly Godfrey, Christie Cook, James Cook, Alex Owen and Gemma Ewen.

At Your Service

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A hostel for the homeless has been given a much needed makeover thanks to a group of Sodexo volunteers.

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John Dony has published five children’s books

Buy a book: support Stop Hunger

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Business support manager John Dony has published five children’s books to date and has made a generous pledge to donate the proceeds from all downloads to Stop Hunger from now until the end of August!

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Chef David Humphreys

There’s no stopping our TVF team

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If you’re looking for a Sodexo team that’s really making its mark with volunteering and charity work, then look no further than Tillery Valley Foods. 

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Congratulations to the team of ten at Yeovil Helicopters

Runners smash target

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Congratulations to the team of ten at Yeovil Helicopters for completing the Yeovil Half Marathon and raising a whopping £1,127.00 for Stop Hunger.

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Sodexo does the Dunwich Dynamo for Stop Hunger

Join the nightriders

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A Sodexo team is preparing to take part in a 200km night ride from London to Suffolk and is looking for participants and volunteers.

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Tillery Valley Foods’ Stuart Hagerty (far left) and Jeff Dunlop recently got together to organise a charity dinner event. Service Operations’ Natalie Scott is also taking part. The guest speaker was Welsh rugby legend Andy Powell (pictured far right)..

Nepal Trek fundraiser

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Tillery Valley Foods’ Stuart Hagerty and Jeff Dunlop recently got together to organise a charity dinner event, with the aim of raising funds for Springboard.

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Cara (in the middle, back row) and the rest of the team

Coast Busters

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Senior e-communications editor Cara Lester-Smith is usually the lady behind the scenes uploading all your fundraising stories and pictures to Your_Sodexo.

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Mark is pictured, right, with co-organiser Richard Raymond.

A feast for fundraisers

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A team of Sodexo chefs fed 400 volunteers during a two-day fundraiser which raised £110,000 for East Cheshire Hospice in Macclesfield.

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Team of 10 to tackle half marathon

Yeovil road plodders!

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A team of 10 from Leonardo Helicopters is taking on the Yeovil Half Marathon this year, and they’re looking to raise some serious funds for Stop Hunger. Why not support the cause and sponsor them a few pounds?

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Kirsty McAdam and Julia Brizza illuminated the streets during a 10km walk

Neon fundraiser for Christie Clinic

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Sodexo's Kirsty McAdam and Julia Brizza illuminated the streets during a 10km walk which raised £593 for The Christie Clinic in Manchester.

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Pictured left to right: Eilish Corcoran, Focus Ireland; Deirdre Saunders, client relationship director; Aidan Walker, client relationship director; Margot Slattery, country president; Aoibheann O’Brien, FoodCloud Hubs; Billy Perkins, client relationship director, Gareth John, european director of legal affairs and chair of the Stop Hunger Foundation and Aisling Andrews, Barnardos.

€21,000 raised for charities in Ireland

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Sodexo Ireland was delighted to present a total of €21,000 raised by Irish employees in 2016.

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Veterans from HMP Peterborough tackled a sponsored indoor row in support of the Pilgrim Bandits

Rowing event raises over £1,000 for wounded soldiers charity

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Veterans from HMP Peterborough tackled a sponsored indoor row in support of the Pilgrim Bandits, a charity established by a small group of Special Forces veterans with the aim of using their unique training and experience to help and inspire wounded soldiers to live life to the full.

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12-year-olds Alex Emery and Matthew Watkins tucking into their Syrian chicken and lamb dishes.

Syrian Disaster Relief

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As part of the nationwide Cook for Syria initiative, Sodexo catering general manager Suzanne Hemchaoui organised a special Syrian lunch for pupils and staff at Reading Blue Coat School in Sonning, in order to raise money for the UNICEF’ Syrian Disaster Relief Fund.

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Voluntary work at the local food bank

Prestige effort for Stop Hunger

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Sodexo employees from Scotland’s National Stadium, Hampden Park, and Hamilton Park Racecourse swapped their normal nine-to-five for a day of volunteering at a local food bank, in support of our partnership with FareShare.

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•Congratulations to the ‘Pumpkin Whisperers’ from Swinton Barracks, who won £50 cash and the coveted Shield of Knowledge presented by contract director, Alan Staples.

Quiz Evening

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Bhurtpore pub in Tidworth hosted the annual Project Allenby/Connaught quiz night in October, organised by services managers, Rachel Oxenham and Shaun Williamson, area catering manager Paul Preston, and account manager Debbie Smith.

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Hereford Hospital works with local academy to transform gardens

Hereford Blooms

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Hours of work, coordination and cooperation between Sodexo and the Robert Owen Academy paid off in September with the unveiling of the refurbished gardens in the Swim Courtyard and Oxford Suite Courtyard at Herefordshire County Hospital.

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Frazer Lightbody

Camera Competition Winner

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Frazer Lightbody has scooped a fantastic instant camera having submitted a superb video showing colleagues summing up in one word why they love working for Sodexo.

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Atlantic Coast challenge

Atlantic Coast challenge

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MOD Stafford head chef Wallie Culling has tackled an arduous event that saw him complete three marathons in three consecutive days across the rugged Atlantic Coast, navigating between various check points with strict timings to achieve.

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Team TVF

Not doing things by halves

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A dedicated group of runners from Tillery Valley Foods have raised nearly £900 for charity.

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Girlenis McIntyre, a coffee pod assistant from the Shell contract in Glasgow

Sodexo star baker

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The nation is currently glued to The Great British Bake Off, wondering who is going to take this year’s coveted title. But Sodexo has a ‘star baker’ of its own.

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Sodexo volunteers out in force for local community

FIELDING A TEAM FOR ELI LILLY

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Every year the Sodexo team at Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical contract in Windlesham join forces with the client team to dedicate a day of service to the local community, working together to support local charity The Windlesham Field of Remembrance.

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Legends drop in for charity football match

Charity football

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Community causes in Scotland were given a boost from a charity football match in October that pitched Old Firm legends from Celtic and Glasgow Rangers FC against a prison team from HMP Addiewell.

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Finance Shared Services’ Paul Lavery (pictured left), Mitchell Van Wyk and Travis Brewley, and Government Services’ commercial finance manager Dave Smith (pictured right).

Fight night

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Four Sodexo employees will be stepping in the ring on Saturday 15 October at Stockport County Football Club to take part in charity boxing matches in a Stockport White Collar Boxing (SWCB) bout.

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Zoe Lang and her oldest friend Jo Graham set off at the end of August for the two-week challenge

Zoe's got plenty of energy

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Zoe Lang works as an energy and sustainability lead for Sodexo Service Operations. And she’s just proved she’s got plenty of both, having cycled 900 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise money for Stop Hunger. 

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Gareth John says there were several reasons he and a friend decided to tackle a 300-mile bike ride from London to Paris in July, including to “get fit and have fun with some new people

Chair gets in the saddle for Stop Hunger

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Gareth John says there were several reasons he and a friend decided to tackle a 300-mile bike ride from London to Paris in July, including to “get fit and have fun with some new people

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Seven pals from BP Saltend in Hull got on their bikes to raise money for Kidney Research UK after their colleague James Fewster suffered kidney failure and later had a transplant.

Two teams, one cause

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Seven pals from BP Saltend in Hull got on their bikes to raise money for Kidney Research UK after their colleague James Fewster suffered kidney failure and later had a transplant.

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Andrzej Konior hung up his running shoes for almost two decades.

Going for gold

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A former cross-country champion at the university in Kraków in his native Poland in his twenties, Andrzej Konior hung up his running shoes for almost two decades.

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Nuala Burton and Maria Wright take part in Three Peaks Challenge

Two take on a mountainous challenge

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A plucky pair of employees from HMP Bronzefield in Middlesex went more than the extra mile when they decided to take part in the National Three Peaks Challenge.

Nuala Burton and Maria Wright, both caseworkers at the prison, braved wind and rain as well as lack of sleep during the famous event.

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At the FSM Awards in London, Marie Arthur won area manager of the year, Linzi Purves won the sports, leisure and event catering award and Fleur Robilliard won the people development award.
 

FSM AWARDS TREBLE

Three Sodexo employees won their categories in one of hospitality’s most prestigious awards ceremonies.

 
SODEXO AGREES TO ACQUIRE CENTREPLATE
 

SODEXO AGREES TO ACQUIRE CENTREPLATE

Sodexo has announced an agreement to acquire Centerplate into the Sports & Leisure global segment.

 
Pictured at the “Embracing Diversity” career and personal branding workshop hosted by MSD Ireland and Sodexo Ireland on 23 October 2017 were Eva Gallagher, MSD, MMD, MWN, Margot Slattery, country president, Sodexo Ireland, Ger Brennan, managing director MSD Ireland, Aidan Walker, client relationship director, Sodexo Ireland, Eamonn MacHale, head chef for Sodexo at MSD Ireland and Mairead McCaul, MSD, GHH, MWN.
 

EMBRACING DIVERSITY

Sodexo and MSD Ireland took part in ‘Embracing Diversity, Career and Personal Branding’ event that was hosted in MSD’s Dublin office in October and saw nearly 100 attendees receive insights and guidance on how to create, build and maintain a career and personal brand. 

 
20% off your Christmas wine!
 

20% off your Christmas wine!

Laithwaite’s Wines is offering a 20% discount for Sodexo colleagues on Sodexo Discounts throughout December.

 
Springboard trekkers
 

Springboard Trekkers Announced

A fundraising expedition in Vietnam is on the horizon for two adventurous Sodexo employees selected to take part in 2018’s Springboard annual charity trek. 

 
Have a safe day awards
 

Have a Safe Day Awards 2017

Huge congratulations to Dave O’Brien and Alfie Kyle, who have made it to the finals of Sodexo’s global Have a Safe Day Awards. 

 
United Nations’ International Day for Persons with Disabilities on 3 December
 

CAMPAIGN ENCOURAGES US TO ‘OPEN UP’ ABOUT INVISIBLE DISABIILITIES

Sodexo employees are sharing their personal stories in support of the United Nations’ International Day for Persons with Disabilities on 3 December, to help raise awareness of invisible disabilities.

 
Pictured representing the companies awarded the Business Working Responsibly Mark in 2017 by Business in the Community Ireland were l/r Stephen Wheeler, managing director SSE Ireland, Margot Slattery, country president, Sodexo Ireland; Valerie Hedin, external communications manager EirGrid; Feargal O’Rourke, managing partner PwC, Cathleen Doohan, human resources and corporate social responsibility director Fujitsu; Dee Forbes, director-general RTÉ; Niall Browne, ceo Dawn Meats and Dave Murphy, ceo, PM Group.
 

WORKING RESPONSIBLY MARK AWARDED BY BITCI

Sodexo Ireland has been awarded the Business Working Responsibly Mark by Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) at its annual Sustainability Forum on 15 November at Dublin Castle.

 
Star awards winners 2017
 

Star Awards Winners 2017

Star performers from around the business gathered in London on 23 November as we celebrated the biggest event in the Sodexo calendar. 

 
 
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