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Sodexo at The Scottish Government wins Healthier Living Award

THE SODEXO catering team for The Scottish Government has picked up the Healthier Living Award at this year’s CIS Excellence Awards.                     This award was given in recognition of the initiatives Sodexo at The Scottish Government has implemented to provide healthy menu plans and its broader…
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Sodexo awarded silver catering mark at Scottish Government

SODEXO AT the Scottish Government has become the first workplace food service provider in Scotland to receive the silver Food for Life catering mark by the Soil Association, and the third in the UK.                 Sodexo has worked in partnership with the Scottish Government for over 12 years…
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Businesses confident as new regulations approach

AN INDEPENDENT survey of 500 Scottish businesses has revealed that 66% of firms are aware of the new Waste (Scotland) Regulations, which come into force from the 1 January 2014. Of those who were aware, 92% said they were confident they will be legally compliant.   The new regulations, which will change the way businesses…
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Charging for carriers bags could give Scotland a £90m boost

THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT estimates that plans to get retailers to charge a minimum of 5p for a carrier bag could net around £90m, according to a long term forecast.   Plans to introduce the mandatory charge is part of government proposals to reduce waste, with proceeds from slaes to be donated to charities and environmental…
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Concern over mackerel stock

THE SCOTTISH Government is becoming increasingly “frustrated” by the continued over-fishing of the mackerel stock by Iceland and the Faroes.   Scientific advice points to the need for a cut in quota Scottish Fisheries Secretary Richard Lochhead said the two countries had been “plundering the mackerel stock for four years now”, and the Scottish quota…
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