Someone once said to me something very telling about the subject of Generations. “It’s not new is it? People of all ages have been working alongside each other forever”. That’s clearly true. The pyramids were most probably built with some form of cross-generational team working. So why the sudden interest and focus on Generations in […]
WWF has been working globally with Sodexo since 2013 to reduce the impacts of Sodexo’s business on the environment. In the UK, Sodexo is partnering with WWF on its Livewell for Life project, with the objective of reducing the environmental impact of the meals the company serves by creating healthier and more sustainable menu choices.
The 2016 National Chef of the Year competition is now open for entries.
Organised by the Craft Guild of Chefs, it’s the most prestigious culinary competition in the UK and previous winners go on to become household names, and not just in this country but in Gordon Ramsey’s case around the world.
This week is National Salt Awareness Week which is organised by Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH), chaired by Professor MacGregor and his team. The week is run on an annual basis with the aim of raising awareness of the harmful effects of a high salt diet, and promoting more direct action on salt from the food industry and government.
When I first joined Sodexo three years ago I made the decision not to be out at work.
From previous working environments I was of the opinion that while many companies have policies around diversity, when it came to LGBT they didn’t genuinely mean what they said.
Last month Sodexo was one of 16 companies to make a number of commitments to promote the professionalisation of the contract cleaning industry under the Business Services Association’s Responsible Cleaner Scheme (RCS). Making these pledges was a natural step for Sodexo because we’re already all about people and recognised as a people business. We have […]
According to Public Health England, two thirds of the UK’s population are failing to reach the minimum recommended levels of 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity per week. Aside from the fact that physical activity can help treat or prevent over 20 chronic conditions such as stroke, heart disease and stress, exercise along with […]
Like most other services, labour is the biggest overhead in contract cleaning, so once you’ve tweaked around the edges – like replacing desk bins with central bins and substituting ready-to-use chemicals for concentrated ones to be diluted on site – you’re left with reducing headcount.
Serving a prison sentence has traditionally been known as doing “Porridge”, hence the 70s’ TV show. “Porridge” referred to the traditional, uninspiring prison breakfast and I guess, a wider diet that was less than appealing. But has prison food moved on since the 70s? And does decent prison food matter?