Delivering the exceptionalevery day Welcome to our Mitie employee website Welcome to Mitie People This website is designed to give Mitie colleagues easy access to news, business updates and other useful information. If you’re a Mitie employee, please take a look around! If you’re looking for the main Mitie website, please visit www.mitie.com Latest Mitie News Recipe of the week: Pumpkin Sabji Serves 4 Pumpkin Sabji is a traditional Goan dish that’s a great alternative to pumpkin pie. Perfect for the Halloween season and using up your carved pumpkins! Ingredients Method Vegetable Oil 30mlBay Leaves 1Cumin Seeds… Recipe of the week: Celeriac Soup Serves 6 A simple creamy, velvety soup. Ingredients Method Celeriac 550gOnion 75gGarlic Clove x 1Celery 40gVegetable Stock 300mlMilk 300mlBay leaf 1Thyme 5gOil 15ml 1. Peel and medium dice the celeriac and onion, medium dice the… Get your free flu vaccination The flu vaccine is a safe and effective vaccine. It’s offered every year on the NHS to help protect people at risk of getting seriously ill from flu. The criteria for a free NHS… Take your commute to two wheels with Cycle to Work! Our Cycle to Work scheme window is now open. From now until 17 December you can register for the scheme that saves you between 32%-42% on a bike and accessories up to £3,000. You pay… How to be more confident and capable with your money – at any age! A Salary Finance Webinar Salary Finance is our financial wellbeing provider that offers access to affordable loans repaid through your salary, advances on your earned pay and free financial education. Life is constantly changing, and so are your… We’re driving the decarbonisation of Britain We’ve been named a Business Champion for the Construct Zero Performance Framework, the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) initiative to ensure construction and facilities management businesses play a bigger role in helping decarbonise Britain’s built… Mitie Security launches UK’s first Store Detective qualification Mitie Security has become the first security provider to develop a formal Store Detective qualification. Independently regulated and Ofqual approved, the Level 3 certification is equivalent to an A Level and has been developed… Recipe of the week: Sweet Potato & Cauliflower Curried Pie Serves 6 A hearty vegetarian meal to incorporate seasonal vegetables whilst reducing meat consumption. Perfect for a chilly autumnal evening. Ingredients Method For the pastryPlain Flour 800gButter 400gWater to bind For the fillingVegetable Oil… #Givetober Help us reach 4,000 volunteering hours this October Together as #OneMitie, we can make a positive difference to our communities. Mitie has committed to complete 12,400 volunteering hours by the end of March 2022…. Recipe of the week: Raspberry and White Chocolate Brownies Serves 4 Ingredients Method Dark Chocolate 200gWhite Chocolate Chips 125gButter 170gCaster Sugar 200gEggs 2Plain Flour 125gVanilla Extract 5mlRaspberries 140g 1. Preheat the Oven to 190*2. Defrost the raspberries.3. Oil a baking tray and line… Dazed by Debt Salary Finance Crush Your Debt Month Salary Finance, are our financial wellbeing provider, which offers affordable loans, advances on earned pay and free financial education. Their Head of Financial Education, Jason Butler, has created a… Welcome to our 41 new apprentices 41 new apprentices have joined our Technical Services Apprenticeship Programme, which aims to attract and develop the next generation of engineers and give us the talent and expertise to continue supporting our customers for years to come. These apprentices, who joined the business in August… Recipe of the week: Pollock, Lentil & Beetroot Traybake Serves 4 Ingredients Method Pollock Fillets 4Puy Lentils 300gVegetable Stock 600mlCooked Beetroot cut into 2cm Squares 480gPeeled Garlic 2 ClovesHorseradish Sauce 4 tspZest & Juice of 1 LemonOlive Oil 4 TbspFresh Parsley Roughly Chopped… Integration Update – CAFM Lift & Shift project completion An update from Peter Dickinson Last week I updated you on the progress we’ve made migrating the Interserve AX12 finance systems to Mitie SAP. I now want to update you on another key milestone… Recipe of the week: Carrot, Beetroot & Spring Onion Fritters Serves 4 A perfect lunchtime snack to serve with dips. Ingredients Method Gram Flour 200gCarrot peeled & grated 200gRaw Beetroot peeled & grated 200gSpring Onions finely sliced 1 BunchSalt & PepperOil 2Tbsp METHOD1. Place the flour,… We’ve launched our Plan Zero BoltON packages Our four new Plan Zero BoltON packages offer simple solutions to help organisations reach their net zero targets. The packages are: Pulse – remote building management that can do things like adjusting heating levels… Salary Finance Webinar Playback How to get out and stay out of expensive debt This September we’ve teamed up with our Financial Wellbeing provider, Salary Finance to take part in a ‘Crush your Debt Month’, designed to support colleagues with their financial… Help us shape your Reward & Recognition offering? We are committed to making Mitie the destination employer in our industry. And this means making Mitie a Great Place to Work, by providing you the best employee experience around. How you feel about… Kicking off a new facilities management contract with Swansea University We’ve started a new five-year contract to deliver facilities management services for Swansea University. The contract has the option to extend for up to four more years and is worth £2.4 million a year…. Crush your debt with Salary Finance According to research by Aviva, when it comes to our finances, nearly a quarter of us feel we’ve made a bad decision about debt during the pandemic. If money is on your mind, we work… Count on Us: Can I Say? Count Me In, our Diversity & Inclusion learning campaign is designed to help make Mitie a place where all colleagues can bring their true selves to work. Our current phase, Count on Us, is… Today is World Suicide Prevention Day Every year on 10 September, people around the world come together to raise awareness of suicide and how we can create a world where fewer people die in this way. The latest suicides statistics… Recipe of the week: Panzanella Serves 4 Panzanella or panmolle is a Tuscan chopped salad of soaked stale bread, onions and tomatoes that is popular in the summer. The perfect way to use up the last of your summer… Recipe of the week: Aubergine Katsu Curry Serves 4 Ingredients Method Plain Flour 60gAubergine 2Panko Breadcrumbs 100gVegetable Oil 60mlFinely Diced Onion 150gCrushed Garlic Cloves 15gCurry Powder 45gHoney 30gCoconut Milk 400g 1. Cut the aubergine into 1inch slices.2. In a large bowl,… The Big Tesco Collection The British Heart Foundation is one of Mitie’s charity partners under our GivingBack program. We’ve committed to supporting the fundraiser, by taking part in selected Tesco stores on Friday 17 September. The British Heart Foundation,… Recipe of the week: Tomato and Chilli Jam Serves 4 A delicious jam that will really make your cheese zing! Ingredients Method Fresh Chilli 60gGarlic Cloves 20gFresh Root Ginger 60gRipe Tomatoes 1KgDemerara Sugar 450gBalsamic Vinegar 3 TbspRed Wine Vinegar 150ml 1. Put the chillies,… We’ve landed a new life systems contract with the Department for Work and Pensions Our team in Central Government and Defence (CG&D) has won a new life systems contract with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) worth £29 million over 19 months. At DWP’s 900 sites across… It’s time for your mid-year MiReview conversations Mid-year MiReviews are your chance to take dedicated time to have a two-way discussion with your line manager about your progress so far this year – your achievements, objectives, development needs and career aspirations…. Important update on Mitie Document Management This morning, we announced that we’ve agreed to sell Mitie Document Management to Swiss Post Solutions Limited (SPS), a leading outsourcing provider for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and innovative services in document management, with a strong international client base in more… Recipe of the week: Buffalo Cauliflower Serves 4 A vegetarian alternative to the time-old classic, buffalo wings. Ingredients Method Smoked Paprika 1 TbspGround Cumin ½ TbspGarlic Powder 1 tspPlain Flour 100gButtermilk 200mlCauliflower, broken into florets 500gHot Sauce 80mlMaple Syrup 1… Changes to self-isolation rules You’ll have seen on the news that the self-isolation rules changed this week for people in England and Northern Ireland. Similar changes happened in Scotland on 9 August and Wales on 7 August. It’s… Integration Update I very much hope you enjoyed Team Talk Live 2021. This two-week, virtual festival of events was a huge accomplishment, and all of the content is still available to you and your team. I… Bin the Bag Mitie Waste have developed an innovative solution to reduce our use of single-use plastic liners. Bin the Bag completely removes plastic liners from this process, and instead relies on the caddies inside the bin… The URIM ACT app is now available for all colleagues Giving you access to counter-terrorism information and guidance When you think about risks in the UK currently, the first thing that comes to mind is COVID-19 for our people and our business. But, sadly,… Count Me In: The story so far A Diversity and Inclusion update from Jasmine Hudson Count On Me Dear colleagues, Count Me In is our D&I learning campaign which aims to create an environment where all colleagues feel heard, included and… Recipe of the week: Ramen Noodles Serves 4 You can change the meat to pork, beef, salmon, or a vegetarian alternative. You can also change the vegetables to suit what is seasonal or to match your favourite flavours. Ingredients Method… We’re Plantlife’s corporate patron Landscapes has become a Corporate Patron of British Conservation Charity, Plantlife, as part of our commitment to help support biodiversity across the UK. We’re Plantlife’s first Patron in the facilities management industry. We’ll be… Delivering 1 million Self-Isolation Visits for The Home Office At the beginning of April, Mitie undertook a challenging contract from the Home Office to conduct visits to check that travellers returning from an overseas country on the UK amber list were self-isolating according… Our team in Cyprus scoop a RoSPA President’s Award The team from Central Government and Defence who work on the Permanent Joint Operating Bases (PJOBs ISP) contract in Cyprus is celebrating after landing an internationally-recognised award for high health and safety standards. The RoSPA President’s… A mile in Enable’s shoes raises £1,650 In June, members of our Enable network started their fundraiser “A Mile in Enable’s Shoes” asking willing participants to travel a mile in a way that is challenging to them. Most of us take… Recipe of the week: Gooseberry Clafoutis Serves 6 A summer twist to a classic French recipe Ingredients Method 400g gooseberries30g butter plus extra to grease your baking dish2 eggs150ml milk90g granulated sugar90g flour2 tablespoons of icing sugar1.5 teaspoons of vanilla extract 1. Preheat your oven to 180°C/gas mark four.2. Cut the… A Covid update – returning to the workplace and vaccinations Dear colleagues, It’s been great to see so many of you back in our offices – it really is starting to feel like life is going back to normal which is very welcome. Thanks… We’ve Acquired DAEL Ventures The 150 team members joining us from DAEL Ventures UK are experts in ADC, meaning when we couple this with our market leading field maintenance services, we’ll be able to provide customers with a… We’re driving EV infrastructure for our customers We’re supporting Royal London, the UK’s largest mutual insurance, pensions and investment company, with its sustainability strategy, by installing the first ten electric vehicle (EV) charge points at its office in Alderley Park. This… We’re all going on a Mitie holiday The students mostly aged 17 joined the Career Ready+ program, which entails 12 months of mentorship from a Mitie colleague and a 4-week paid internship. The students were welcomed earlier this month and are working… Annual General Meeting and First Quarter Results On Tuesday, we held our Annual General Meeting. As the name suggests, this meeting is held every year and is open to all our shareholders to ask questions and to vote on ‘Resolutions’ that… Shining the light on mental health At Mitie we recognise that a healthy workforce plays a vital role in achieving the “Exceptional every day” ethos. Our number one priority is to operate a safe and sustainable business and we’re proud… Recipe of the week: Cheese and Leek Soufflé Serves 6 A light and fluffy delight, guaranteed to impress! Ingredients Method 55g Butter180g Leek (finely diced & washed)55g Plain Flour330ml Milk2 tsp Dijon Mustard75g Strong Cheddar Cheese (grated)4 Large Eggs (separated)Salt & Pepper… Cool it – protecting yourself in the heatwave An amber warning has been issued in many parts of the UK this week as temperatures soar past 30 in some places. It’s important you know how to prevent heat related illness for yourself,… We’re recruiting Tigers and Mitie needs you! Are you great at building relationships? Do you have an eye for detail and understanding technicalities? Do you work well under pressure? Are you super organised and good at leading people? If the answer… Returning to the workplace from 19 July Dear colleagues, Monday 19 July sees England formally move to Step 4 of the Government lockdown easing roadmap. This includes the end of the Government’s instruction for employees to work from home if… Recipe of the week: Pickled Radish and Vegetable Slaw Serves 6 A simple but tasty dish that can be made in advance to go with a BBQ Ingredients Method For the Pickle Liquid300ml White Wine Vinegar100ml Water200g Caster Sugar10g Coriander Seeds8 Bay Leaves200ml Orange… Recipe of the week: Seabass with Fennel and Basil Serves 4 You can change the fish to suit what you prefer, you will just need to increase the cooking time for thicker fish fillets. Ingredients Method Sea Bass fillets x 4Fennel bulb x… We’re helping Essex schools cut carbon Our team in Communities has helped Essex County Council install solar panels on the rooves of 15 of their schools. The new panels will help to reduce carbon emissions and energy costs for the Council by producing around 700,000… Why does Mitie matter to you? Why does Mitie matter to you? Hi all, As hopefully you’ve seen during the first week of Team Talk Live 2021, the theme for this year’s event is ‘Why Mitie Matters to Me‘. Well,… Recipe of the week: Chocolate Tart Serves 4 Use good quality dark chocolate for the best results. Ingredients Method PastryUnsalted Butter 175gIcing Sugar 75gEgg Yolk 2Plain Flour 250g FillingDark Chocolate 500gMedium Eggs 3Milk 200mlDouble cream 300ml 1. First, make the… We’ve won another NHS contract! We’ve won a seven and a half-year contract to deliver services for Lister Hospital and Hertford County Hospital, two of East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust’s hospitals. The contract is worth £4 million a year… Team Talk Live Opening Ceremony Watch the Team Talk Live Opening Ceremony back Unfortunately, we experienced some technical difficulties this morning with the Team Talk Live Opening Ceremony Live Stream. We’re so sorry if you were unable to watch… We’ve won another testing centre contract! We’ve won another new contract worth up to £365 million to manage over 275 Coronavirus Test Centres and Mobile Testing Units. Our team in Business Services has won another contract to manage 175 Regional… Recipe of the week: Garden Salad Serves 2 You can adapt this salad to include whatever you have available! It’s perfect for the gardeners out there and can be used as a bed for grilled chicken or fish or as a… Teaming up with the University of Cambridge to fight retail crime We’ve joined forces with University of Cambridge’s Institute of Criminology in a pioneering partnership to do some research into retail crime, including theft and violence against shop workers. The innovative research will focus on how businesses… We’re a natural career match for veterans Yesterday we published our first report into into how the facilities management (FM) industry supports armed forces veterans. We wanted to find out if facilities management is a good fit for their skills and to understand some of… Team Talk Live: You’re invited Dear colleagues, Team Talk Live ’21 – back and bigger than ever! Team Talk Live is how we engage with all our Mitie colleagues. It involves the whole Mitie Team; we are Talking (and… We’re cutting carbon from the menu at St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust From growing the crops and feeding the cattle through to packaging, transporting and throwing away waste, food-related emissions are estimated to account for over one third of the world’s greenhouse emissions1. To try to… Recognising our BSA Regional Award winners in Northampton On Monday, 14 June, we were pleased to welcome our 2021 British Security Awards regional award-winners to the Northampton office to present them with their awards. It was a real pleasure to present these awards in… Recipe of the week: Pressed Picnic Sandwich Serves 2 Ingredients Method 2 Large Rolls Or 1 Large CiabattaCourgette 70gAubergine 120gYellow Peppers 110gRed Onion 90gRoasted Red Peppers 30gFlat Parsley 5gFresh Basil 5gFresh Oregano 5gOlive Oil 20mlMayonnaise 30gWhite Wine Vinegar 10mlSliced Cheddar Cheese 40gBlack… World Blood Donation Week Monday 14 June, was World Blood Donor Day. To raise awareness, CHORD, our race and ethnicity network, used the week to highlight the need for blood for people with different ethnic backgrounds. They also… Men’s Health Week 14 – 21 June 2021 As we emerge from what we hope will be the worst of the pandemic, questions, concerns and anxieties remain. Men’s Health Week 2021 asks: how do we move forward? It’s well documented that many more men die… We’ve won a seven-year maintenance contract on the Future Defence Infrastructure Services programme The team in Central Government and Defence has won a new seven-year contract to deliver maintenance services on the Future Defence Infrastructure Services (FDIS) programme for sites across Scotland and Northern Ireland. The contract, awarded… Our Full Year 2021 Financial Results Update At 7am this morning, we announced our financial results to the City for the year ended 31 March 2021. I wanted to share details of those results with you, so you can see the… We care about your personal safety At Mitie, the safety and wellbeing of all our colleagues is our top priority. In March, we wrote to you about the tragic death of Sarah Everard who was walking home in London on 3 March…. Recipe of the week: Diabetic Chocolate Cake Serves 8 Next week is Diabetes Awareness Week. Diabetes is a serious condition where your blood glucose level is too high. It can happen when your body doesn’t produce enough insulin or when you can’t produce any… Together we can make a difference #givingback Last week, was National Volunteering Week and we thanked colleagues who have already been volunteering and making valuable contributions to the communities we proudly live and work in. If you missed it, we gave out some advice… Recipe of the week: Beer Battered Fish Serves 4 4 June is National Fish & Chips Day. So why not celebrate with some home battered fish and chips? Ingredients Method Plain Flour 250gBeer 330mlMalt Vinegar 15mlPinch of Salt4 White fish fillets (Hake, Pollock or Hoki as… It’s Pride Month 2021 June is LGBTQ Pride Month when we celebrate the impact LGBTQ+ people have had on our world and commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots on 28 June. Pride is a time for us to reflect… It’s National Volunteering Week 1 – 7 June 2021 What is National Volunteers week? Volunteers’ week takes place 1-7 June every year and is a chance to recognise the contribution volunteers make to our communities. There is even more cause for celebration this… How tech can help you find more ‘me’ time How much walking did you do during National Walking Month? Did you start off with the best intentions but then struggle to find the time to get out and about? Did you know that there’s some… Recipe of the week: Custard Creams Recipe makes 25-30 biscuits It’s National Biscuit day on 29 May and what better way to enjoy it than with a homemade biscuit (or a few!) and the mighty custard cream no less – one… Let’s get physical So many of us have stayed at home much more than we usually would over the last twelve months. It’s been easy to let our physical health suffer because we’ve not been as active… Recipe of the week : Honey Lemon Chicken 20 May is World Bee Day. In celebration, we’re championing British honey with this tasty dish! Serves 4 INGREDIENTS METHOD 2 Large Chicken Breasts¼ tsp Garlic Powder50g Plain Flour1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil2 Tbsp Melted Butter115ml… We’re helping the Scottish Government be more sustainable We’ve won a seven-year contract to provide facilities management services for 70 Scottish Government sites. The services include engineering and maintenance, waste management, grounds maintenance, security, energy management and cleaning at sites across the country,… It’s National Learning at Work Week: 17 – 23 May 2021 At Mitie, we’re committed to providing you with access to learning and development that shapes and builds the core skills and behaviours that will help you right now, and also in the future. Our… Recipe of the Week: Onion Bhaji Burger This week is Coeliac awareness week. Coeliac disease is an autoimmune condition where the immune system (the body’s defence against infection) mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. With coeliac disease, the immune system mistakes gluten as a threat to… It’s Mental Health Awareness Week Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 runs from 10 -16 May, with the theme ‘Nature’. This week and for the rest of the month, we’re encouraging you to get involved in #WalkThisMay for National Walking… Time is running out to have your say! You now have less than 14 hours to complete our annual employee survey, Upload. If you haven’t already, take 10, grab a cuppa and tell us what it’s really like to work at Mitie by completing Upload at www.mitie.com/upload…. Recipe of the Week: Lord Wolton Pie Created by the Maître Chef de Cuisine of the Savoy, Francis Latry and commended to the British public by the Ministry of Food during the Second World War, when rationing made other dishes harder to… Spotlight: Best Newcomer, Team and Security Manager of the Year at the Regional BSAs We've beaten our record again at the Regional British Security Awards (BSAs). On 20 April the winners of the BSA's which are hosted by the British Security Industry Association were announced. We won an astonishing 25 of the 65 entries we submitted. This smashed through last years record, bring even more recognition to our amazing frontline heroes. Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 Mental Health Awareness Week is running from 10 -16 May 2021, with the theme ‘Nature’. Maintaining and improving our mental health and wellbeing is even more important now than ever before, with the effects of… Spotlight: 2021 BSA Regional Winners We've beaten our record again at the Regional British Security Awards (BSAs). On 20 April the winners of the BSA's which are hosted by the British Security Industry Association were announced. We won an astonishing 25 of the 65 entries we submitted. This smashed through last years record, bring even more recognition to our amazing frontline heroes. Recipe of the Week: Allergy Aware Chocolate Sponge This week is allergy awareness week, so we’ve chosen a recipe that is delicious and also gluten, dairy, egg, milk and soya free! Prep time: 5-10mins Baking time: 25mins Serves 8 INGREDIENTS METHOD Gluten… Stress Awareness Month – Coronanxiety, facemasks and vaccination phobia The last year has been stressful for everyone, but now lockdown is beginning to ease, you may have mixed feelings about the situation. Some are excited to see friends and loved ones again, and… British Security Awards Regional Wins We've beaten our record again at the Regional British Security Awards (BSAs). On 20 April the winners of the BSA's which are hosted by the British Security Industry Association were announced. We won an astonishing 25 of the 65 entries we submitted. This smashed through last years record, bring even more recognition to our amazing frontline heroes. Recipe of the Week: Victoria Sponge It’s St. George’s Day and what better way to celebrate than with a great British classic… Victoria Sponge! This cake has a homemade jam but you can substitute this for a good quality shop-bought… Today is Earth Day EARTHDAY.ORG’s theme for Earth Day 2021 is Restore Our Earth™, which focuses on natural processes, emerging green technologies, and innovative thinking that can restore the world’s ecosystems. It is up to all of us… Upload 2021: It’s time to have your say! Dear colleagues, A lot of companies don’t ask their colleagues what they think. And those that do, often don’t listen. At Mitie, we like to think we’re different. The last year has been one… Recipe of the Week: Rhubarb & Custard Crumble Tart We’re in the middle of April now, and we’re celebrating British in-season rhubarb! Combined with the perfect and traditional partner custard!! Serves 8 INGREDIENTS METHOD Short Crust Pastry 350gRhubarb 350gCaster Sugar 100g1 Whole Egg plus… Recipe of the Week: Beetroot Hummus This tasty dish is super versatile! You can use it as a dip for toasted pitta bread, veg crudités, or you can add it to salads or flatbread wraps with some grilled chicken and salad… Recipe of the Week: Cherry, Lemon & Almond Hot Cross Scone Happy Easter! This recipe is a quick, tasty alternative to the traditional hot cross bun! Serves 4 INGREDIENTS METHOD SCONES Plain Flour 250gBaking Powder 2 tspSalt 1 PinchCaster Sugar 30gMixed Spice ½ tspButter cut into… Are you stressed? We’re passionate about supporting your health and happiness at work. That’s why, from now, we’re going to run monthly wellbeing campaigns on a variety of themes. Each campaign will give you helpful advice and… Recipe of the week – Purple Sprouting broccoli & Feta Flatbreads A quick and easy vegetarian evening meal inspired by the flavours of the Middle East and North Africa, but using beautiful in-season British purple sprouting broccoli. Ingredients Serves 2 Purple Sprouting Broccoli trimmed 100g… Meet Hannah Baugh, the person behind the exceptional recipes we share each week! This week we sat down with Hannah Baugh, part of our Catering team within Communities, to find out more about her job as a Nutritionist. As well as writing the delicious recipes that go… Your new Electric Vehicle is coming… Mitie QHSE Manager, David Storey, tells us about his first-time experience with his electric car. A look back at another of last year’s Mitie Stars winners Next week we will announce our 2020 Mitie Star Annual Award winners, so quite rightly we are looking back at another of our winners from 2019 – Adam Carlson and Daniel Nesbitt from Landscapes…. A look back at last year’s Mitie Stars winner Neil Wilde With the 2020 Mitie Stars Annual Awards winners soon to be announced, we spoke to one of our winners from 2019 – Mobile Engineer, Neil Wilde to find out how it felt to be… Meet Svetoslav ‘Stan’ Nikolov, Duty Manager at Heathrow Airport On Wednesday, colleagues based at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 were featured on the ITV documentary series, Britain’s Busiest Airport. The episode followed Svetoslav ‘Stan’ Nikolov, a Duty Manager who oversees the T5 cleaning team, as… Recipe of the Week: Nettle Pesto Have you ever gone foraging? Now’s your chance! Why not try picking some nettles. They are best when very tender, so they are perfect for spring when the nettles are just coming up. Pick the young leaves from the tips. It’s best to… 2021 Exceptional Women at Mitie As part of the International Women’s Day celebrations, members of our leadership team were asked to nominate ‘Exceptional Women at Mitie’ within their teams. Congratulations to all our nominees who have been recognised for… Want to do better with money? Money can be complicated, and for that reason many of us don’t like to think about it. However, financial matters are an important part of everyone’s overall wellbeing, and Salary Finance is a trusted… Recipe of the Week: Chicken Balti Pie 1 – 7 March is British Pie Week and what better way to celebrate than with a hybrid of two British favourites: a classic pie and a creamy curry! And don’t worry, we’ve saved you some… Our Wins at the 2021 OSPA’s Thursday 25 February was another night of virtual glitz and glamor for or Security Team, at the prestigious Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs). Having been shortlisted for 11 awards across seven unique categories, but coming… Recipe of the Week: Welsh Lamb Cawl With March only a few days away, we make it one step closer to Spring (woohoo!) and on 1 March, the Welsh celebrate St David’s Day, in recognition of the Patron Saint of Wales: Dewi Sant. Lamb Cawl is… It’s OK to not be OK Dear Colleagues, The Coronavirus pandemic has bought a unique set of circumstances that have made all our daily lives that much more challenging. Many of us don’t have our usual support networks available because… Recipe of the Week: Rosemary Focaccia Bread Real bread week is taking place between 20 – 28 February. It’s an international celebration of baking traditional bread using natural, additive-free ingredients. Focaccia is a delicious, flat Italian bread that is perfect when accompanied with some… LGBTQ+ History Month 2021: Unsung People February marks LGBTQ+ History Month and the theme for 2021 is unsung people. Throughout the LGBTQ+ community, there are lots of people who have changed history and helped the world grow to be a more inclusive… Recipe of the Week: Peanut and Banana Pancakes 16 February is Shrove Tuesday, a religious festival celebrated all over the world, and a common celebration is cooking pancakes! This is a way to use up “luxury” ingredients ahead of the 40 days of fasting known a… Recipe of the week: Chicken Yuk Sung Serves 5 Total Time: 20 minutes INGREDIENTS METHOD 1 tbsp Sesame Oil375g Chicken Mince500g Rice Noodles1 Red Onion, peeled and thinly sliced150g Carrots cut into julienneMushrooms thinly sliced15g Fresh Ginger, peeled and grated15g Garlic, peeled… Mitie Woman Can 2021 Kick Off Event Join our Mitie Women Can Network to kick off our Diversity & Inclusion activity for 2021. The network Co-Chairs along with Executive Sponsors Carlo Alloni and Jasmine Hudson will be joined by Chris Stylianou,… LiveSafe Focus for November: Always Wear the Correct PPE Here at Mitie, safety is our number one priority and our goal is simple… zero harm – to our people, our customers, and to members of the public passing through the facilities we take care of. This means… Our fifth tech trophy in the cabinet this year! We have won the “Big Data/IoT Project of the Year” category of the Digital Technology Leaders Award for our Mozaic analytics portal. This new award is our fifth IT recognition in just four months, consolidating our sector… We’ve helped Vodafone UK achieve energy savings worth over £10 million We’ve supported Vodafone UK in reducing its carbon footprint, saving 100 gigawatt hours (GWh) of energy, equivalent to 25,000 tonnes of CO2, in just three years. The energy saved could power a town with… We’ve been shortlisted for the UK’s Largest Diversity Awards! We’ve been shortlisted for the Diverse Company Award at the National Diversity Awards 2020. A record breaking 64,000 people were nominated this year and the results are finally in for the National Diversity Awards (NDA),… Upload 2020: The results and our commitments Dear Colleagues, We’re on a journey to make Mitie a ‘Great Place to Work’ and your feedback has helped us shape a number of improvements over the last two years. In March this year,… We’re ‘Real IT Award’ winners! We’re delighted to announce that we’re the winners of two Real IT Awards! In one of the biggest highlights of the IT calendar, the Corporate IT Forum’s ‘Real IT Awards’ (RITAs) are a hugely popular… Popular content Coronavirus It’s our number one priority to ensure all of our colleagues feel safe and supported during the COVID-19 crisis. Your Benefits Rewarding you for a job well done. The Exceptional Magazine The magazine for Mitie people.