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Newsroom archive

Have a look through our news archive for past articles and information about Compass Group.

2015

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    Lime Venue Portfolio Continues Success Story into 2016

    29 December 2015

    Lime Venue Portfolio (LVP) has announced record figures and another year of growth for the business.

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    Keith Prowse looking ahead to RBS Six Nations following Eddie Jones’ unveiling as new head coach

    24 November 2015

    England rugby has appointed Eddie Jones as Head Coach, starting in December. Jones will take charge of England ahead of their opening RBS 6 Nations game against Scotland at Murrayfield on 6 February.

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    Restaurant Associates Appoints Head of Business Development

    13 November 2015

    Restaurant Associates has appointed Duncan Kendall into the newly created position of Head of Business Development.

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    Jason Atherton signs new partnership with Compass Group UK & Ireland

    05 November 2015

    Compass Group UK & Ireland has signed a five year partnership to continue working with renowned chef, Jason Atherton.

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    Hat-trick of awards for Compass Group UK & Ireland at Foodservice Cateys

    28 October 2015

    Compass Group UK & Ireland has scooped three awards at the 2015 Foodservice Cateys, one of the most prestigious awards in the catering calendar, held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel London.

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    Compass Group UK & Ireland win Loss Prevention Team of the Year at Retail Fraud Awards

    22 October 2015

    Compass Group UK & Ireland tasted success at the Retail Fraud Awards, held at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, after being named Loss Prevention Team of the Year - Instore.

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    Double win for Chartwells at the EDUcatering Awards

    20 October 2015

    Chartwells, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s specialist provider of catering to schools, academies, colleges and universities, took home the Contract Caterer of the Year and Specialist of the Year titles at the 2015 EDUcatering Awards.

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    LVP Leads the Way at the MIMAs

    16 October 2015

    Lime Venue Portfolio took centre stage last week at the Meetings Industry Marketing Awards (MIMA), the most respected marketing awards in the UK events industry.

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    Winners of Compass Group UK & Ireland’s Chef of the Year Competition Announced

    12 October 2015

    The annual Compass Group UK & Ireland Chef of the Year competition took place at The Restaurant Show, at London Olympia last week - marking the competition’s fifteen year anniversary.

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    Procurement Award for Commercial Team at CIPS Awards

    10 September 2015

    Compass Group UK & Ireland has been awarded the title of Most Improved Procurement Operation - Step Change at the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Supply Management Awards, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

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    Rapport Launches in the US

    03 September 2015

    Leading guest services provider, Rapport, has launched in America following huge success in the UK.

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    Emily Roux becomes Consultant Chef for Restaurant Associates

    02 September 2015

    Continuing the Roux dynasty, Emily Roux has established an exclusive partnership with Restaurant Associates, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s fine-dining division, to work as a consultant.

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    Medirest partners with Alzheimer’s Society

    10 August 2015

    Compass Group UK & Ireland’s healthcare businesses including Medirest, WhiteOaks and the healthcare retail sector have partnered with Alzheimer’s Society and have committed to raising £50k over the next year.

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    New Contract Win for ESS

    06 August 2015

    ESS Support Services Worldwide, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has won a five year contract with the US Air Force, Department of Defence Dependents Schools (DoDDS). The contract, which started last month, is worth almost £3.5 million in total.

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    VSG Celebrates National BSIA Security Personnel Awards Success

    20 July 2015

    Leading security specialist VSG, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is celebrating after two individuals and a team picked up British Security Industry Association (BSIA) national Security Personnel Awards 2015.

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    Compass Group UK & Ireland shines at the RoSPA Awards 2015

    16 July 2015

    ESS Defence & Government Services, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland is among the winners in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2015.

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    Compass Group UK & Ireland brews new partnership with Kettering General Hospital

    15 July 2015

    Compass Group UK & Ireland has successfully secured a new 10-year contract to deliver retail, food and beverage offers at Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in a ten year deal worth an estimated £1.3 million in annual revenues.

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    Compass celebrates future talent with apprentice graduation

    14 July 2015

    Over 100 apprentices have celebrated their graduation with Compass Group UK & Ireland, the leading food and support service provider, at an event held on Friday 10th July at Thorpe Park.

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    Restaurant Associates’ Jeremy Ford receives Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Fellowship

    13 July 2015

    Restaurant Associates’ Chef Director, Jeremy Ford MCA, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA). The Fellowship recognises individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the industry and the academy’s activities.

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    Levy Restaurants UK announces new 15-year partnership with Wasps

    01 July 2015

    Levy Restaurants UK - the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland - and Wasps, owner of the Ricoh Arena, have announced a 15-year extension to their existing partnership in a deal expected to generate £195m in total turnover.

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    Compass Group UK & Ireland celebrates innovation with The Idea Works!

    22 June 2015

    Compass Group UK & Ireland’s latest Idea Works! event gave SMEs the chance to pitch their products, services and solutions within the world of food, drink, services and facilities management, with a view to getting their concept supported by the business.

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    Levy Restaurants UK makes the history books with Weston Park

    16 June 2015

    Levy Restaurants UK, the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has signed a new contract with Weston Park.

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    Chartwells' Head of Nutrition & Education honored with Acorn Award

    09 June 2015

    Chartwells’ Head of Nutrition & Education, Amy Roberts has been recognised for her outstanding work in improving thousands of school children and student’s nutrition at the 29th annual Acorn Awards.

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    ESS wins new contract with Defence Infrastructure Organisation

    01 June 2015

    ESS Support Services Worldwide, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has won a three year contract with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation to provide services at the new Defence College of Technical Training in Lyneham.

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    Full marks for Chartwells and Lewisham Council

    20 May 2015

    Chartwells, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s specialist provider of catering to schools, academies, colleges and universities, has been awarded a contract by Lewisham Council to provide school meals.

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    Instore hits the high street with multi-million pound BHS contract

    14 May 2015

    The Instore business of Compass Group UK & Ireland has secured a new catering and cleaning contract with national clothing and homeware retailer BHS to help enhance its consumer appeal and offer.

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    Rapport supports National Receptionists’ Day

    07 May 2015

    Multi-award winning guest services provider, Rapport is supporting the 2015 National Receptionists’ Day on 13th May, with a range of activities and initiatives.

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    VSG Celebrates 15 Years in the Security Industry

    06 May 2015

    Leading security specialist Vision Security Group (VSG), part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is celebrating 15 years of delivering security with vision.

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    VSG secures five BSIA Security Awards

    29 April 2015

    Leading security specialist Vision Security Group (VSG), part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is celebrating after its dedicated people won five regional British Security Industry Association (BSIA) Awards.

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    Rapport receives double recognition as a great place to work

    22 April 2015

    Leading guest services provider, Rapport, has been recognised as an employer of choice having achieved a prestigious two star rating from Best Companies and the accolade of being one of the Top 30 Best Places to Work in Hospitality, gaining 13th position.

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    Compass Group UK & Ireland supports National Apprenticeship Week

    18 March 2015

    Colleagues across Compass Group UK & Ireland, the leading food and support service provider, have taken part in a range of activities and events to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week (9th – 13th March 2015).

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    Medirest secures new contract with the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust & Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust

    16 March 2015

    Medirest, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has successfully renewed its contract with the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust.

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    Levy Restaurants UK and Welsh Rugby Union Group Announce Millennium Stadium Experience Limited

    11 March 2015

    Levy Restaurants UK and the Welsh Rugby Union Group (WRU Group) has today announced a new company that will provide high-quality catering, conferencing and hospitality services for visitors to the Millennium Stadium.

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    ExCel London Extends Partnership with Compass Group UK & Ireland

    05 March 2015

    ExCeL London Commits to 10 Year Partnership with the Sports, Leisure and Hospitality sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland

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    ComXo and Rapport call on organisations to celebrate their professional telephonists

    04 March 2015

    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 – Tuesday 10 March 2015.

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    Eurest Fuels new Partnership with Volkswagen Group UK

    03 March 2015

    Workplace foodservice experts, Eurest, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has secured a new contract with Volkswagen Group UK to provide catering services to a number of Volkswagen Group, Bentley and Porsche UK offices.

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    Compass celebrates innovation with The Idea Works!

    02 March 2015

    Compass Group recently hosted The Idea Works!, resulting in four SMEs being selected to trial their innovative products and services within the organisation and giving them the opportunity to get their big idea off the ground.

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    Compass provides ‘sweet deal’ for Fairtrade Fortnight

    18 February 2015

    Compass Group UK & Ireland will be celebrating its industry-leading(1) support for Fairtrade Fortnight (February 23rd – 8th March 2015), through a number of initiatives and lookin…

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    Levy Restaurants UK Gets Ready to Serve at KidZania London

    17 February 2015

    Levy Restaurants UK, the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has secured a contract with KidZania London, the UK’s first educational entertainment experience opening this spring at Westfield London.

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    Rapport Recognises Outstanding Service at Excellence Awards

    11 February 2015

    Rapport, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s specialist provider of guest services, celebrated its third birthday by recognising everything the organisation has achieved and the people that have made it happen, at their 2015 Service Excellence Awards.

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    VSG certified as a UK Top Employer

    10 February 2015

    Compass Group UK and Ireland’s security specialist business, Vision Security Group (VSG), has achieved certification as a ‘Top Employer UK 2015’.

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    Chartwells on the menu at the University of Salford

    09 February 2015

    Chartwells, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s education business, has secured a new contract with the University of Salford, worth almost £40 million in total across nine and a half years.

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    Compass Scoops Health and Vitality Honours

    04 February 2015

    Compass Group UK & Ireland has been recognised for its commitment to health and wellbeing at this year’s Health & Vitality Honours.

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    ESS Renews contract with Wintershall Noordzee B.V.

    28 January 2015

    ESS Support Services Worldwide (ESS), part of Compass Group UK and Ireland, has retained its contract with Wintershall Noordzee B.V. for a further three years.

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    Compass Group UK & Ireland achieves Ofsted Grade 2

    26 January 2015

    Leading food and support services provider, Compass Group UK & Ireland, is celebrating after being awarded an Ofsted Grade 2 ‘good’, for its apprenticeship programmes.

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    14forty secures contract with Essar Oil UK Ltd

    19 January 2015

    Integrated facilities management business, 14forty, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has extended its contract with Essar Oil UK Ltd for a further three years.

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    Levy Restaurants UK extends partnership with Sheffield United

    15 January 2015

    Sheffield United and Levy Restaurants UK, the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland, have signed a five year extension to their catering partnership.

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    Micromarket 24 provides cutting-edge solution to work place catering

    07 January 2015

    24, the first micromarket of its kind to be introduced to the UK foodservice industry, has experienced huge success last year having grown rapidly in the 12 months since launch.

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    The Idea Works! - Calling SMEs to Enter

    06 January 2015

    Compass Group UK & Ireland, a leading provider of food and support services across the UK is calling on SMEs to enter the first The Idea Works! of 2015.

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