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Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation increases annual grant to Armed Forces charity

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation has increased its annual grant to SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, by 43 per cent, to £50,000. A partner to SSAFA since 2008, the total funding donated to date stands at £500,000. The annual donation supports ...

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Compass gifts £500k to fund apprenticeships in West Midlands

West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has been gifted £500,000 from Compass Group UK & Ireland to boost hospitality and professional services apprenticeships for the region, via the Apprenticeship Levy Fund. The funding will help people gain the skills, knowledge and ...

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Compass launches career hub for people struggling to gain employment

Compass Group UK & Ireland has launched the Social Partner Hub which will support candidates from a range of backgrounds who are facing barriers to entry into the job market. These include ex-offenders, care leavers, long term unemployed and people ...

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Compass partnership redistributes one million meals

FareShare and Compass Group UK & Ireland, alongside its procurement business, Foodbuy, have worked together to redistribute the equivalent of one million meals to FareShare’s network of 8,500 charities and community groups. Working with FareShare since 2014, Compass and Foodbuy ...

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Businesses urged to give employees high-quality breaks to improve productivity and wellbeing

UK employers who encourage their teams to take longer, better quality and more frequent breaks could hold the key to unlocking productivity, improving employee wellbeing, and enticing more people back to work, reveals new research from food services company, Compass ...

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Vertical farming has arrived at Compass

A new urban farm has been installed at Compass Group UK & Ireland’s headquarters – Compass House, Chertsey. The UK food and support services provider has partnered with Square Mile Farms, to introduce an urban farm, bringing ultra-fresh sustainable produce ...

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Sodexo names new MD for the Good Eating Company

Sodexo Corporate Services has appointed Alex Kristall as the new Managing Director of the Good Eating Company in the UK & Ireland, as part of investment plans to grow the business and its footprint globally. The Good Eating Company was founded in ...

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Strong first half performance for Compass

Compass Group’s half-year results for the six months ended 31 March 2023 reveal the company delivered a strong performance, with balanced revenue across all of its regions and sectors. Organic revenue grew by 25% with excellent net new business of ...

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Gen Z and Millennials driving positive changes in the workplace

Younger generations of workers across the UK are calling for enhanced wellbeing, sustainable and digital workplace practices more than any other working-age demographic and are willing to look at alternative employers if their needs aren’t met, according to the Global ...

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NHS England partners with Compass for 24/7 Hospital Food event 

NHS England is collaborating with Compass’ Healthcare division, Medirest, and the newly launched One Retail sector, to host the NHS England 24/7 Hospital Food Showcase event. Taking place on 11 May 2023 at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, it ...

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