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ISS renews pledge to the Armed Forces Covenant

Workplace experience and facilities management business, ISS, has re-signed the Armed Forces Covenant at an event held at the company’s London office this week. The historic re-signing was celebrated with an acknowledgement of the responsibility to recognise the contributions of ...

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Sodexo makes the GREAT British Employers of Veterans Top 50 list for 2024

Sodexo UK & Ireland has been named in the GREAT British Employers of Veterans Top 50 list for 2024, which is compiled by the organisers of the Ex-forces in Business Awards. The list, in its second year, was created to ...

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Sodexo report delves into the lived experience challenges facing the Armed Forces

With 7,000 more people leaving the military than joining last year, the Armed Forces are facing a recruitment and retention crisis. The lived experience – the experience of service personnel on the sites where they both live and work – ...

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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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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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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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DIO’s hard FM built estate contracts delivering improvements one year on

Innovation and collaboration have paved the way for success as the first of the Defence Infrastructure Organisation’s (DIO) £1.6 billion Built Estate contracts reaches its one-year milestone. Divided regionally and awarded to three contractors – Mitie, VIVO and VINCI – ...

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Amey exceeds funding target for Armed Forces charity

Amey’s Secure Infrastructure business has raised over £300,000 for the Armed Forces charity, SSAFA, to support its mentoring programme.  In 2015, Amey’s Defence contracts entered a charity partnership with SSAFA and committed to raise £250,000 to support SSAFA’s mentoring programme, ...

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Defence housing contracts worth £550m awarded to Amey

Infrastructure services and engineering company Amey has secured two contracts with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to maintain Service Family Accommodation (SFA) across its Central and Northern regions. The contracts, which fall under the Regional Accommodation Maintenance Services (RAMS) element ...

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