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OCS ‘takes off’ with BA staff catering contract

30 September 2010

OCS has been awarded part of the British Airways colleague catering contract in 12 locations

OCS will be providing a full range of breakfast, lunch, evening meals and vending services that will be enhanced and tailored for each of the 12 locations. The contract had been in the hands of the Compass Group for 28 years and staff will transfer under TUPE ready for the contract commencement in October.
According to an online report in, the £5m-a-year deal is expected to commence on 15 October and it will see ‘OCS provide catering to 5,500 BA staff at 12 UK locations, with one each at Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester and Gatwick airports.’
OCS will also includes environmental initiatives in this contract that meet BA corporate responsibility objectives.
Lois Heywood, OCS’s Key Accounts Sales Director, commented, “We’re absolutely thrilled to be working in partnership with BA and that our philosophy for fresh, quality food offerings delivered with value for money has impressed the client. This has been a tremendous effort from the OCS team who have worked hard to build relationships with the client to identify their needs and create the solutions to match.”

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