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Compass is the most exciting food and support services provider in the UK. Have a look at our latest news, press releases and key facts.



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    Compass rewarded for its apprenticeship strategy

    Wednesday 29 March 2017

    Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, was awarded Best Emerging Talent Strategy at the Firm Awards 2017.

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    Compass Group UK & Ireland chefs shine at Scottish Culinary Championships 2017

    Wednesday 22 March 2017

    A number of talented chefs from Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, showcased their cooking skills at the Scottish Culinary Championships 2017, after winning a haul of medals during the competition.

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    Keith Prowse launches online platform for major sporting and cultural hospitality

    Tuesday 21 March 2017

    Keith Prowse, the UK’s leading hospitality provider, has launched a new online platform for major sporting and cultural hospitality ahead of a busy events calendar.

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    Keith Prowse adds NFL London Games to its 2017 inventory

    Tuesday 21 March 2017

    Keith Prowse, the UK's leading hospitality provider, is adding NFL London Games at Twickenham Stadium to its roster of 2017 events.

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    New look retail offer at Dorset County Hospital

    Monday 20 March 2017

    Dorset County Hospital has teamed up with the Healthcare retail business of Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, to extend the retail space and offer at the hospital.

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    Twycross Zoo and Edgbaston Priory Club Join Lime Venue Portfolio

    Thursday 16 March 2017

    Lime Venue Portfolio has confirmed the addition of two new venues to its leisure venue division, expanding the group to over 90 unique and unusual venues across the UK.

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    Compass Group UK & Ireland launches “blue plates” to help people living with dementia

    Wednesday 15 March 2017

    The healthcare division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, Medirest, has launched the use of blue plates alongside providing specialised finger-food options, both specifically designed to support people living with dementia.

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    Compass celebrates apprentices during 10th National Apprenticeship Week

    Monday 13 March 2017

    As one of the largest employers of apprentices in the country Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, celebrated its apprentices in a series of events throughout National Apprenticeship Week 2017 (6 – 10 March).

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    National Apprenticeship Week - Solomon Jarrett, Chef Academy Apprentice

    Thursday 09 March 2017

    Solomon is one of Compass’ Apprentice Chefs, currently completing his NVQ Level 2 Qualification as part of the Chef Academy, which he will then be able to use to move up the culinary ladder. However, Solomon’s career path hasn’t always looked so clear…

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    ComXo and Rapport call on organisations to celebrate their professional telephonists

    Wednesday 08 March 2017

    Rapport, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s guest services business, is teaming with ComXo, the professional service sector switchboard specialist, to celebrate the work done by professional telephonists on National Telephonists’ Day – Friday 10th March 2017.

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    Compass Group Ireland chefs celebrate culinary success

    Tuesday 28 February 2017

    Leading foodservices company, Compass Group Ireland, is celebrating after its talented chefs dazzled with a number of award wins at Ireland’s largest hospitality event, the Catex Exhibition 2017.

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    Jockey Club Catering signs deal with Chez Roux

    Monday 27 February 2017

    Jockey Club Catering has agreed an extended three year partnership that will see three generations of Roux working together at Jockey Club Racecourses.

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    National Railway Museum recognised by Food for Life

    Thursday 23 February 2017

    The National Railway Museum and official catering partner Levy Restaurants UK in York has achieved a bronze Food For Life Catering Mark.

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    Levy Restaurants UK wins Tottenham Hotspur’s ten year catering contract

    Monday 20 February 2017

    Levy Restaurants UK, the leader in sports, arena and events catering, has been awarded a ten-year contract to be the official catering partner for leading Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur FC at its new £750m stadium, which is due to open in 2018.

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    VSG celebrate “Top Employer” certification for sixth year

    Friday 17 February 2017

    Security specialist company, Vision Security Group (VSG), part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has been awarded a “Top Employer UK 2017” certification for providing colleagues with an exceptional working environment.

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    Compass Group UK & Ireland’s LGBT & Allies Network announces charity partnership with Terrence Higgins Trust

    Thursday 16 February 2017

    The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) & Allies Network at Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, has announced leading HIV charity, Terrence Higgins Trust, as its charity partner.

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    Medirest secures new contract with London North West Healthcare NHS Trust

    Tuesday 14 February 2017

    Medirest, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, to streamline and improve its outsourced Soft Facilities Management (FM) services, across its hospital and community sites.

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    Rapport celebrates five years of outstanding success at its Service Excellence Awards

    Monday 13 February 2017

    Rapport, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s specialist provider of exceptional guest services, has celebrated its fifth anniversary, which was marked by recognising its very best ambassadors at the annual Rapport Service Excellence Awards, on 10th February 2017

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    Compass Group UK & Ireland launches first in-house food to go range

    Thursday 09 February 2017

    Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, has launched its first bespoke chilled food to go range, ‘Chop Chop’, which includes sandwiches, salads, snack pots, paninis, toasties and fruit pots.

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    Compass Group UK & Ireland launches new health and wellbeing website

    Tuesday 07 February 2017

    Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, has launched a brand-new website to provide valuable expert information and advice on health and wellbeing.

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    Levy Restaurants UK secures five year Aston Villa FC contract

    Monday 06 February 2017

    Levy Restaurants UK has won a five year contract with Aston Villa Football Club.

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    Compass Group UK & Ireland hosts event championing female chefs

    Friday 03 February 2017

    Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, have hosted a networking event for female chefs to celebrate ‘Women in Food’, held at the Wellcome Trust, London.

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    Women in Food series: Hayleigh Whiteside, Food Development Chef, Innovation Centre, Compass Group UK & Ireland

    Thursday 02 February 2017

    As part of our Women in Food series we're taking a look at the culinary journey Hayleigh Whiteside has been on so far.

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    Medirest signs new catering partnership with Bupa Cromwell Hospital

    Wednesday 01 February 2017

    Compass Group UK &Ireland, the UK's leading catering and support services firm, has signed a new contract to deliver catering services to Bupa Cromwell Hospital through Medirest Signature.

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    Compass scoops Health & Vitality Honours

    Monday 30 January 2017

    ESS Support Services Worldwide and Chartwells, both part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, and Mick Hickman MBE, ESS and Chartwells Foodservice and Marketing Director, have been acknowledged at the prestigious Health & Vitality Honours awards ceremony.

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    Compass Group UK & Ireland chefs shine at Great Hospitality Show

    Friday 27 January 2017

    Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, is celebrating after a number of its talented chefs won a haul of medals at the Great Hospitality Show.

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    Compass launches Corporate Responsibility Report – outlining commitments for a sustainable future

    Thursday 26 January 2017

    Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, has released its 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report, representing the programme of activity to guide the company to a sustainable future and create a positive social impact.

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    ‘Putting Patients First’ is the key aim for new hospital food report

    Tuesday 24 January 2017

    Today (Wednesday, January 25, 2017) the Patients Association has released an independent report that identifies in-patient food, drink and meal service preferences while in hospital.

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    Levy Restaurants UK signs catering deal with Twycross Zoo

    Monday 23 January 2017

    Levy Restaurants UK, the UK’s leading sports, leisure and hospitality company has today announced a new 10 year catering partnership with Twycross Zoo.

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    New restaurant for Bristol Zoo Gardens

    Tuesday 17 January 2017

    Levy Restaurants UK, who has been the official catering partner of Bristol Zoo for the past decade, is investing in a new restaurant at the attraction.

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    Chartwells scores top marks with Brunel University London

    Wednesday 11 January 2017

    Chartwells, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s specialist provider of catering to the education sector, has been awarded the biggest single site foodservice contract to come to the higher education market in recent years, following a competitive tender process.

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    Women in Food series: Erica Agyei, commis chef, Wimbledon

    Tuesday 10 January 2017

    In this Women in Food series we take a look at Erica Agyei's journey as a chef

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    Compass Group UK & Ireland graduates take on challenges to raise over £20,000 for charity

    Friday 06 January 2017

    Determined graduates from across Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, have completed grueling tasks from bungee jumping, to undertaking the Three Peaks challenge to raise more than £20,000 for charity.