24 Apr 2018
Icon - Recognition
Jon Petroc, Linda Sodexo, Marise Pluss, Gail NDHT, Peter HJ, Sarah Newton, Linda Sodexo, Steve Pluss

Government Minister Praises Project SEARCH

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. Sarah visited NDDH with North Devon MP […]

 Read More

04 Apr 2018
Icon - Personal Growth
Siobhan Peyton photo

Siobhan Peyton podcast

Siobhan Peyton, of Peyton & Byrne fame, talks to Women Work’s Lynne Gilchrist about her career in the London nightlife and hospitality scene. Siobhan grew up in Ireland before moving to England in the 80s and running a number of establishments with her brother Oliver, including the well-known Atlantic Bar & Grill. Siobhan joined the […]

 Read More

23 Mar 2018
Icon - Social Interaction
Keely Marks the author of blog post about Epilepsy

Epilepsy Awareness Day 26th March – Keely’s story

25th May 2015 – A day I will never forget.

After many scans, tests and hospital admittances I was then diagnosed with epilepsy.

I remember the numbness I felt; being in denial for a long time it became true, I felt useless everything running through my head of what I now couldn’t do. I couldn’t drive, I can’t live a ‘normal’ life, who’s going to want me? I’m just a burden to everyone I know, they’ll all be on edge if they’re with me. I couldn’t now pursue my career of then being accepted into the army to start training as a front-line

 Read More

08 Mar 2018
Icon - Personal Growth

Making Every Day International Women’s Day

This post was written by James Taylor, CEO Sodexo Heathcare UK&I  “No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens” Michelle Obama Observed since the early 1900s, International Women’s day is recognised each year on March 8. It brings […]

 Read More

09 Mar 2018
Icon - Social Interaction
Lucy Lawrence, Sarah Kinrade, Liz Marlow

Sodexo working parents group podcast

Three Women Work members have launched a group to support Sodexo employees with parental responsibilities. Lucy Lawrence, Sarah Kinrade and Liz Marlow (pictured left to right) created a safe space in a private Facebook group for colleagues expecting to take, taking or returned to work from parental leave. Lucy, Sarah and Liz talk about how they came up […]

 Read More

02 Mar 2018
Icon - Personal Growth
Sophie Bellon and Alistair Drummond

Sophie Bellon podcast

Sophie Bellon took some time out of her visit to the Sodexo UK & Ireland region to talk to Women Work co-chair Alistair Drummond about her life and career. Sophie shares memories of her father Pierre founding Sodexo in 1966 and her determination early in her career to make her own way in business. Ahead of International Women’s […]

 Read More