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Compass Group UK & Ireland signs new contract with Capita


Compass Group UK & Ireland’s integrated facilities management business, 14forty, has secured an exciting new contract with leading professional services company Capita.

Over the seven year contract, 14forty will deliver a range of soft FM services including catering, cleaning, security and reception and will see a team of 1000 colleagues working across 230 locations throughout the UK.

14forty will work in partnership with Capita to further optimise and redefine the offer through combining a mixture of industry leading catering expertise, technological security enhancements and improved cleaning methodology to drive considerable contract savings, as well as ensuring a great service is continuously delivered.

14forty provides a range of market leading facilities management services to its clients, including, catering, cleaning, security and front of house. Focusing on a unique approach within the FM market, the business engages with its clients to provide a positive experience to every customer from the moment they enter their building to the time they leave.

Mauro Ortelli, Managing Director at 14forty, said: “Winning this contract is a great achievement for our team who always go above and beyond in meeting the needs of our clients. This contract marks the beginning of a promising collaboration between two businesses and we are looking forward to growing a fantastic partnership with Capita over the coming years.”

Chris Garside, Managing Director of Compass Group UK & Ireland, added: “This is a significant contract for our 14forty business and we look forward to building a strategic partnership with Capita. This win is a result of the dedication and commitment of the team which has seen great success and growth in recent months.”

Steven Malarkey, Facilities Commercial Manager for Capita said: “We’re extremely excited to build this new partnership with 14forty. We chose Compass as they demonstrated a great understanding of our business needs both in terms of quality of service and value for money. This contract will enable us to make significant savings while providing our staff with a wide-range of soft FM services and we look forward to working collaboratively to further innovate and enhance the quality of our services across our estate.”

Capita creates value by delivering digitally led innovative services which solve business challenges, enhance services and make organisations more efficient and effective. With 73,000 staff working across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India Capita is the UK’s leading provider of business process and customer management services and professional support services.





For more information contact:

UK Communications Team

Compass Group UK & Ireland


01895 554 999