Red Box can provide the expertise and support fully integrated facility management to ensure the catering service and facilities management services within your schools achieve high standards. So how do we do this?

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An exciting opportunity for the right candidate. No school experience required but skills in driving standards and relevant qualifications are.

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Food for Life- Impact Report

Jan 12, 2022 editor

Soil Association Food for Life launches the first ever Food For Life Served Here (FFLSH) Impact Report, revealing the huge impact the independent award scheme has across the UK and showing the Government needs to get serious about buying standards in the sector. The education settings, care homes, hospitals, businesses and leisure attractions who are certified can evidence that the food they serve is audited and are serving fresh, local and honest food with the majority being cooked from scratch.

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A new standard has been launched to provide better support for mental wellbeing in the workplace. It might be time to take steps to manage the risks in your business.

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Wishing all our Clients a very happy and healthy festive period. Many thanks for your continued support and partnership throughout 2021. We look forward to seeing you all following New Year celebrations. Neil, Liz, Lauren, Chris, Maggie, Judith and Fergus x

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How to manage staff shortage pain

Dec 08, 2021 editor

We are seeing a high level of discomfort within contracted and inhouse services at present where the struggle to maintain adequate staffing levels is exasperated by the pandemic and employee burn out, as well as a lack of applications within recruitment.

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Food within the independent school marketplace is a cornerstone for parents and pupils. With a focus on nutrition, sporting endurance, welfare and mental health all being attributed to a catering service within your prospectus, the advice from Red Box would be to ensure your dining experience is a positive one. Are you at a crossroads in determining if your facilities should take these services in-house or to outsource? Red Box summarises the two positions.

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Sustainability and Procurement

Nov 08, 2021 editor

Sustainability is now an important factor across many industries. Underwriting sustainability in procurement can be managed through investigation and understanding of the environment and social contexts as well as the benefits of building long term sustainable practices into the strategy and processes of your services.

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As Ofsted look to regain lost ground on School auditing, one focus to prove an outstanding school status, is the school lunch provision and healthy eating awareness.

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 We are pleased to announce we’re now listed on the Independent Schools'​ Bursars Association!

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