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

2014

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    Medirest Secures Further Two Year Deal with University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

    08 December 2014

    Medirest, part of Compass Group UK and Ireland, has successfully renewed a £3.8 million contract with University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust to deliver a range of food and support services to South Bristol Community Hospital.

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    Restaurant Associates Launches Recipe Book

    04 December 2014

    Restaurant Associates, has today launched its second cookbook called Hidden Chefs, celebrating London’s finest chefs that are creating culinary excellence in the busy kitchens of the city’s skyscrapers.

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    Levy Restaurants UK and RFU Renew Hospitality and Catering Contract at Twickenham Stadium

    26 November 2014

    The Rugby Football Union and Levy Restaurants UK, the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland today announced the renewal of contracts, to continue their joint venture, Twickenham Experience Ltd (TEL).

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    Double win for Compass at FoodService Management Awards

    17 November 2014

    Compass Group UK & Ireland was a double winner at the FoodService Management Awards, held on Tuesday 11 November 2014.

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    Compass Group Gives Charities a FareShare

    04 November 2014

    Compass Group UK & Ireland has joined forces with FareShare – a charity organisation dedicated to fighting hunger and tackling food waste in the UK.

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    Compass Reveals 2020 Health and Wellbeing Strategy

    20 October 2014

    Compass Group UK & Ireland continues to champion innovation in health and wellbeing, revealing its 2020 Health and Wellbeing Strategy.

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    Restaurant Associates and Rapport triumph at the 2014 Foodservice Cateys

    17 October 2014

    Restaurant Associates, the fine dining division of Compass UK and Ireland, is celebrating after being crowned Business and Industry Caterer of the Year at the 2014 Foodservice Cateys.

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    Chartwells retains £9m contract with University of Derby

    15 October 2014

    Compass Group UK & Ireland’s education business Chartwells has retained a catering and hospitality contract with the University of Derby for a further five years in a deal worth £9 million.

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    Compass Group Wins Five Foodservice Catey Awards

    14 October 2014

    Compass Group UK & Ireland was the biggest winner at the prestigious Foodservice Cateys held on Friday 10 October 2014.

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    Compass chefs turn up the heat to be named Chef of the Year

    10 October 2014

    The fiercely contested annual Compass Chef of the Year final took place at the Restaurant Show on Wednesday, 8 October, at London’s Earl’s Court Two.

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    Levy Restaurants makes Somerset House its home for the next 15 years with contract extension

    09 October 2014

    Levy Restaurants UK, the sport, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland has extended its contract with Somerset House for a further 15 years.

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    Levy Restaurants UK bolsters team with new appointment

    02 October 2014

    Jonathan Davies has been appointed Sales Director for Levy Restaurants UK, the sport, leisure and hospitality business of Compass Group UK & Ireland.

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    Compass Recognises Outstanding Suppliers at Awards Event

    29 September 2014

    Compass Group UK & Ireland recognised its exceptional suppliers at its Supplier Conference Awards at Twickenham Stadium on Wednesday 24 September 2014.

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    Compass Group’s Instore business secures new three year contract with The Range

    19 September 2014

    Compass Group UK & Ireland’s Instore business has successfully extended its contract with leading retailer, The Range.

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    Jockey Club Catering and Investec launch menu competition for Investec Derby Festival

    18 September 2014

    JCC and Investec have launched a competition with South Thames College inviting its Hospitality and Catering students to create menus for next year’s Investec Derby Festival (5-6 June) at Epsom Downs Racecourse

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    Winners revealed for Restaurant Associates' Culinary & Hospitality Skills Competition

    16 September 2014

    Restaurant Associates, the executive dining division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has crowned Nicole du Preez as their Front of House Waiter of the Year and Adam Bateman as their Chef of the Year.

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    Levy Restaurants UK support Scottish Food Fortnight

    12 September 2014

    Levy Restaurants UK, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s sport, leisure and hospitality sector, is championing Scottish Food Fortnight from 6-21 September, across its portfolio of high-profile Scottish venues.

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    LSS begin service at Bank of England Sports Centre

    01 September 2014

    LSS, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s specialist provider of support service solutions to premier venues and events in the sport and leisure market, has won a new, five year contract with The Bank of England Sports Centre.

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    Glyndebourne and Leith’s awarded two star sustainability rating

    27 August 2014

    World famous opera house Glyndebourne, in association with its catering partner Leith’s, has been awarded Two Stars by the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA).

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    Compass raises £1.5 million for Cancer Research UK

    19 August 2014

    Compass Group UK and Ireland is celebrating hitting a £1.5 million fundraising milestone in support of Cancer Research UK, during its sixth year of partnership with the charity.

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    Chelsea Football Club and Levy Restaurants team up to achieve joint goals

    12 August 2014

    Chelsea Football Club and Levy Restaurants UK announce strategic partnership

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    Restaurant Associates appoints new Managing Director

    07 August 2014

    James Boyle has been appointed Managing Director of Restaurant Associates, the executive dining division of Compass Group UK & Ireland.

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    ESS shores up second contract with Dolphin Drilling worth £10.5m

    24 July 2014

    ESS Support Services Worldwide, part of Compass Group, has won a new, three year contract, worth £10.5 million, to provide hotel and catering services to Dolphin Drilling Ltd.

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    Chartwells chalks up £23.5m contract at Bournemouth University

    14 July 2014

    Chartwells, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s specialist provider of catering to schools, academies, colleges and universities, has won a new 10 year contract at Bournemouth University (BU).

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    Restaurant Associates wins big at the 2014 Customer Service Training Network Awards

    09 July 2014

    Restaurant Associates, the executive dining division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is celebrating after winning three awards at the annual Customer Service Training Network Awards.

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    Instore appoints new Director of Business Development

    03 July 2014

    Instore, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s specialist provider of restaurant and cafe food services for high street retailers, has appointed Russell Scanlon as Director of Business Development.

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    ESS wins five year extension at Metropolitan Police Specialist Training Centre

    01 July 2014

    ESS Support Service Worldwide, part of Compass Group UK and Ireland, has retained a contract with Carillion Integrated Services at the Metropolitan Police Specialist Training Centre for five years, in a deal worth an expected £3.75 million.

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    Compass in Scotland champions healthy eating

    26 June 2014

    Compass in Scotland, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has committed to working with the Scottish Government to support the voluntary commitments set out for caterers in its Supporting Healthy Choices industry-wide framework.

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    Restaurant Associates announces exclusive food and nutrition partnership with Kids Company

    24 June 2014

    Restaurant Associates, the executive dining division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has formed an exclusive food and nutrition partnership with London and Bristol based charity, Kids Company.

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    Restaurant Associates promotes forgotten foods during Slow Food Week 2014

    20 June 2014

    As part of its long running exclusive partnership with Slow Food UK Restaurant Associates, the executive dining division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, celebrated Slow Food Week from 1-8 June 2014 with a variety of events and showcases.

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    Compass glitters with gold at the RoSPA Awards 2014

    13 June 2014

    Compass Group UK & Ireland has been recognised with a haul of seven gold awards across its business by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) in their annual Occupational Health and Safety Awards.

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    Double success for Compass at Catering in Scotland Excellence Awards

    12 June 2014

    Compass in Scotland is celebrating after winning two Catering in Scotland Excellence Awards: the Business Innovation and the Employee of the Year Award. The honours were presented during a gala evening on Thursday 29 May at the Hilton Glasgow.

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    Compass in Scotland chefs shine at Salon Culinaire 2014

    04 June 2014

    The heat was on for over 100 Compass in Scotland chefs at New College Lanarkshire on Friday 23 May, as they showcased their culinary skills at the company’s bi-annual Salon Culinaire.

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    Compass Instore secures a new multi-million pound partnership with Homebase

    21 May 2014

    Compass Group UK & Ireland’s Instore business has secured a new five-year partnership with one of the UK’s leading home enhancement retailers and garden centre experts, Homebase.

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    Rapport champions National Receptionists’ Day

    08 May 2014

    Rapport, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s guest services business, is championing National Receptionists’ Day, which will take place on Wednesday 14 May this year.

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    Eurest examines the future of workplaces with expert panel

    07 May 2014

    Workplace foodservice experts Eurest, part of Compass Group UK and Ireland, will be hosting a ‘Workplaces of the future’ webcast on 14 May, where industry experts will come together to discuss the future of workplaces for both customers and organisations.

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    Compass chefs are cream of the crop at Hotelympia

    06 May 2014

    Compass Group UK & Ireland is celebrating after an outstanding display from its chefs at Hotelympia last week (28 April – 1 May), during which its culinary team won La Parade des Chefs.

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    Rapport springs into action with host of new contract wins

    28 April 2014

    Rapport, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s guest services business, has had an exceptional start to the year having secured four new contracts worth a total of £6.5 million.

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    Restaurant Associates wins three year contract with the Confederation of British Industry

    23 April 2014

    Restaurant Associates, the executive dining division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has won a three year catering contract worth £540,000 with the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) to provide the catering service at their new Cannon Street office.

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    Restaurant Associates appoints Business Development Director

    17 April 2014

    Restaurant Associates, the executive dining division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has appointed James Greetham as Business Development Director.

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    Levy Restaurants UK and Henley Festival sail ahead with new £4m contract

    16 April 2014

    Levy Restaurants UK, the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has extended its contract at the Henley Festival for the next five years.

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    LSS launches brand new website

    14 April 2014

    LSS, a specialist FM provider for the sport and leisure market, has launched a new brand identity and website www.lssfm.com designed with a fresh look and feel, and a bold use of colour.

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    VSG certified for its exceptional employee offerings

    10 April 2014

    VSG, the leading security specialist has been certified as a Top Employer UK 2014.

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    In-spire-d: Levy Restaurants UK bags contract with Salisbury Cathedral for a further six years

    26 March 2014

    Salisbury Cathedral has extended its contract with Levy Restaurants UK, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s sport, leisure and hospitality sector.

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    Medirest and WhiteOaks support Nutrition and Hydration Week

    17 March 2014

    As part of Nutrition and Hydration Week (17 – 23 March), Compass Group UK & Ireland’s healthcare businesses, WhiteOaks and Medirest, are raising awareness about the importance of eating healthily and keeping hydrated.

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    Double whammy for Compass at the 2014 MIDAS Awards

    12 March 2014

    Leading foodservice and support services provider Compass Group UK & Ireland picked up two awards at the 2014 Menu Innovation and Development (MIDAS) awards ceremony last week.

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    Compass Instore plants new £2 million partnership with Garsons Garden Centre

    04 March 2014

    Compass Group UK & Ireland’s Instore business has branched out into the garden centre world after winning a new five-year contract with Garsons Garden Centre, worth £2.4 million.

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    Jason Atherton launches City Social this May at Tower42

    03 March 2014

    Renowned Michelin starred chef and restaurateur Jason Atherton, in partnership with Restaurant Associates, unveils City Social*, within iconic skyscraper Tower 42.

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    Restaurant Associates chefs in Roux Scholarship 2014 regional finals

    28 February 2014

    Four chefs from Restaurant Associates, the executive dining division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, have been announced as regional finalists in the Roux Scholarship 2014 competition.

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    Compass goes bananas for Fairtrade Fortnight

    27 February 2014

    Compass Group UK & Ireland has a raft of activity planned in support of Fairtrade Fortnight (24 February to 9 March 2014).

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    Restaurant Associates is welcomed back to the Wellcome Trust

    25 February 2014

    Restaurant Associates, the executive dining division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has retained its catering contract with the Wellcome Trust for a further three years.

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    Compass and Kia Oval celebrate 10-year anniversary with joint venture extension to 2021

    21 February 2014

    A decade after embarking on a joint catering venture with Compass Group UK & Ireland, Surrey County Cricket Club has renewed the contract for a further five years.

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    Rapport and ComXo launch National Telephonists’ Day

    18 February 2014

    Rapport, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s guest services business, is launching National Telephonists’ Day in collaboration with switchboard support specialist ComXo on 10 March 2014.

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    ESS Scoops Health and Vitality Honours

    06 February 2014

    ESS Support Services Worldwide, part of 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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    Compass Instore’s fish and chips at Tesco reel in national award

    04 February 2014

    Compass Group UK & Ireland is celebrating after hooking the Best Multiple Foodservice Operator Award at the National Fish and Chip Awards.

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    Eurest launches 24, an innovative 24/7 foodservice solution

    24 January 2014

    Workplace foodservice experts Eurest, part of Compass Group UK and Ireland, have launched a brand new 24/7 food solution.

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    Compass Group UK & Ireland raises health awareness with support of Flora Buttery

    16 January 2014

    The first ever Compass Group UK & Ireland ‘Health Awareness Tour’ will be travelling the length and breadth of the UK between 20-31 January 2014.

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    Compass helps Shake Up Your Wake Up with a healthier breakfast promotion this January

    13 January 2014

    For the month of January, Compass Group UK & Ireland is running a nationwide promotion recognising the fundamental role that breakfast plays in people’s busy lives and encouraging customers to ‘Shake Up Your Wake Up’ with a healthier start to the day.

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