Mike Dyer started his career with Sodexo more than 20 years ago as business operations director in Sodexo Healthcare. Since 2015 he has taken on a new role that has allowed him to reduce his hours to three days per week, providing him with an opportunity to pursue interests outside of work as he ultimately prepares for retirement.
Photographer Beth Fletcher discovered her son Charlie had autism at a young age. In this podcast Beth shares her inspirational story of overcoming medical advice that Charlie would never be able to speak or look after his own basic needs. Beth tells Women Work committee member Sarah Orpwood about the hard work and therapy she’s […]
On June 18th many people across the country celebrated Father’s Day, recognising the importance of fatherhood, paternal bonds and the influence of father figures in society.
On 30 May 2017, the Energy & Resources team in Aberdeen hosted a networking event to promote the benefits of greater gender balance in the oil and gas industry. More than 60 delegates from across the industry were welcomed to the breakfast event by Sodexo senior VP for UK offshore and marine business Susan Elston, a key member of Sodexo Women’s International Forum for talent (SWIFt).
Diversity and inclusion consultant Fiona Morden has 25 years’ experience working with both the private and public sectors, in people and operational management, and organisational change. When Fiona came in to run a workshop on gender intelligence for Women Work, network co-chair Alistair Drummond took the opportunity to talk to Fiona about gender intelligence and […]
A week on from the publication of the EMpower role model lists in the FT, where I was announced as Number 1 on the top 30 ethnic minority future leaders list, I am still coming to terms with what this means as well as the associated recognition. The awards night was a fantastic occasion where […]
On 21 May many people and organisations around the world celebrated UN World Day for Cultural Diversity which is focused on highlighting how cultural diversity is a driving force of development, for economic growth and to allow people to lead more fulfilling intellectual, emotional, moral and spiritual lives.
As this week is Deaf Awareness Week I invited my colleagues to a sign language session and have been using some basic British Sign Language to communicate with my colleagues at work every day this week.
Sodexo’s very first inclusion conference was held on 4 May. More than 250 people gathered at Everton Football Club to meet and listen to a range of speakers from inside and outside Sodexo. In this podcast, a panel led by Women Work co-chair Alistair Drummond talk about their impressions of the day and select their favourite clips. […]