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Sodexo volunteers out in force to support SSAFA

Through volunteering activities, Sodexo employees are supporting SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, which provides valuable aid to service personnel, veterans and their families. Earlier this month Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation arranged volunteering opportunities with long-standing charity partner, SSAFA, at seven ...

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ABM fundraises for Walking with the Wounded

A dedicated team from ABM tackled the demanding terrain of Cumbria earlier this month to raise funds and awareness for wounded veterans. In support of Walking With The Wounded, a team of nine, split into three teams, took on the ...

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Sodexo extends its support of veterans with new partnership

Sodexo Government has joined forces with Combat2Coffee, a community interest not-for-profit company (CIC) committed to supporting veterans and ex-uniformed personnel. Founded by Royal Anglian veteran Nigel Seaman, Combat2Coffee uses coffee as a vehicle of conversation to support the wellbeing and ...

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Landmarc re-signs Armed Forces Covenant

Landmarc Support Services has re-signed the Armed Forces Covenant and been rewarded with a revalidation of its Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Award. Following a successful decade-long pledge of support for the military community, the Covenant, which was first ...

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Five-year revalidation under the MOD’s Gold Employer Recognition Scheme for Amey

The infrastructure services and engineering company has secured a renewed five-year revalidation under the MOD’s Gold Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) for its “exceptional support” to the Armed Forces community. Initially awarded in 2018, Amey says the revalidation acknowledges the company’s “long-term ...

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Sodexo launches Military Advisory Group for Nutrition and Wellbeing

Sodexo has partnered with the British Nutrition Foundation to launch a new Military Advisory Group for Nutrition and Wellbeing. Sodexo and the British Nutrition Foundation will hold regular sessions over the coming year bringing together academics, military stakeholders, and nutritional ...

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Creating FM career paths for veterans

On average, 20,000 veterans leave the Armed Forces each year to join the civilian workforce, yet half have a difficult time finding work. With research revealing that over two thirds of veterans who joined the industry felt FM was a ...

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IWFM signs Armed Forces Covenant to encourage current and former service people into FM

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) has announced that it has signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant, the nation’s promise to active personnel, veterans and their families that they will be treated fairly. For IWFM, it represents ...

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Compass retains Gold Armed Forces Employer Recognition Scheme status

Compass Group UK & Ireland has secured Gold Armed Forces Employer Recognition Scheme status following its recent revalidation, carried out by the Defence Relationship Management Team. The Gold commendation reflects the work the organisation does to support veterans, reservists, cadets ...

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Integral signs covenant supporting the Armed Forces community

UK building services and engineering firm, Integral, has signed the Armed Forces Covenant, a pledge that those who serve or have served in the armed forces and their families will be treated fairly in society. The covenant focuses on helping members ...

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