Former Italian prime minister Mario Monti warned anti-Brussels sentiment and rising populism in France threatened to blow the bloc’s Franco-German axis apart. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Aramark eyes Avoca US food services group Aramark Corporation is lining up a takeover bid for the Avoca retail chain, and could make an offer within w(...)

Studies have shown that overweight workers are usually less productive, more likely to get injured and usually need longer rest breaks than other staff
Fat is a workplace issue
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  • March 6, 2015, 01:30

Obesity doesn’t just affect individuals. It hurts companies too. A number of studies have shown that overweight workers are less productive, more l(...)

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Aramark is to provide facilities management services to Enterprise Ireland. (Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times)

Facilities management group Aramark has been awarded the contract to provide facilities management services to Enterprise Ireland. The four yea(...)

Asylum seekers, refugees and human rights supporters march from the Dáil to the Department of Justice  last yeas.  Residents  at Athlone direct provision centre say they do not receive enough food for children’s lunches or dinners and that families are paying for basic items out of their weekly allowances. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Asylum seekers in one of the biggest direct provision centres in the State are no longer accepting food in protest at conditions at the facility.Athl(...)

Katie Taylor helps launch Aramark’s Right Track Pledge campaign. Photograph: John T Ohle Photography

Taylor has been chosen as catering company Aramark’s health and wellness ambassador and the public face of the Aramark Right Track Pledge campaign.(...)

Peter McKenna, stadium and commercial director at Croke Park. “Certainly the spend per head is up and the number of conferences has increased.” Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

It might be an amateur association at heart but the GAA has proved itself to be highly professional in recent years at exploiting commercial opportuni(...)

 Aramark employs about 272,000 people and operates in 22 countries, including Ireland where it employs around 4,000 people. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Aramark, the global food and concession provider for facilities from stadiums to prisons, is expected to formally rejoin the stock market today in a (...)

From left: Ian Campbell, Helen Fletcher and Sean Boyle

Property advisers GVA Donal O Buachalla has strengthened its estate agency, professional services and property management team with three new appointm(...)

Asylum seekers at Millstreet Accommodation Centre,  Drishane Castle,  north Cork, during a protest over conditions  at the centre last June.

The Old ConventBallyhaunis, Co MayoNo of residents 293Contractor BridgestockThe number of general maintenance issues identified was too extensive to c(...)