Advice on making the most of various opportunities to increase business.
Advice on making the most of various opportunities
Delivering thousands of school meals every day while ensuring they are of a high quality and on budget is a tricky balancing act. But Wrexham Council has found that having TUCO in your corner makes all the difference.
Without TUCO’s procurement support, school meals in Denbighshire would have cost the council an extra £270,000 this year. But it’s the back-office assistance – due diligence, market intelligence and EU tender support - that staff value just as highly.
Austerity, strict nutrition regulations and problems reaching rural schools are everyday pressures for Conwy’s education catering department. Find out how the council is working with TUCO to overcome each challenge through smart procurement, networking and due diligence.
Hospices are facing rising demand for their services and growing financial pressures. A unique link up between the Hospice Quality Partnership and TUCO is enabling HQP’s members to make vital savings on catering spend and ensuring more funds go into patient care.
TUCO Online is a revolutionary web-based eProcurement system that provides a solution for procurement teams to manage and control supplier trading relationships. It’s designed to improve efficiency, reduce costs, give clients complete visibility over spend and ensure full compliance.
The University of Nottingham’s catering outlets are some of the most diverse you’ll find on UK university campuses. Driven by competition from the nearby city centre and desires of a sizable international student population, it was the first university in the UK to open a Chinese restaurant on campus and also has an African-Caribbean themed restaurant run by one of its former MBA students. However, that doesn’t mean they've become complacent.
The sustainability message has become well and truly engrained at the University of Brighton and its hospitality team is playing a critical role in encouraging staff and students to live healthier, greener lives
November was a month of extremes for those engaged in climate change. It started on a high when the Paris Agreement entered into force on November 4th (remarkably quickly given that the deal was agreed less than a year ago). But that tide of optimism turned on November 9th as Donald Trump blustered his way to victory in the US presidential elections...
In 2015, Alliance Manchester Business School awarded its contract to the University of Manchester’s in-house catering department after more than 20 years of using private sector caterers. Despite taking over at an extremely challenging time – in the midst of a major redevelopment.
On the face of it, the Collegiate Campus at Sheffield Hallam University is ideally located to capitalise on a captive market and ensure its students eat and drink at the institution’s outlets. This sprawling collection of university buildings is in a leafy suburb more than a mile from the city center.
Showcasing Excellence Case Study - Manchester Metropolitan University
In 2007 Manchester Metropolitan University's catering department has a deficit of £780k. To reduce these losses and break even, a new employment model was introduced, along with an overhaul of catering spaces, menus and staff development. in 2013/2014 sales reached £3.76million, £1million more than projected. A healthy surplus was also generated, 12 months ahead of budget.