11 Feb 2015
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Ann Rutter with her 2014 awards

Professionalising the cleaning industry

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 […]

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05 Feb 2015
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Sodexo cleaning

Reducing cleaning costs may have some unwanted consequences

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.

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28 Jan 2015
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Sodexo rehabilitation workshop

Why good prison food matters ….

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?

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