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Editorial Review | Free School Meals Supplier Controversy and Ethical Business Values

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22 January 2021
 

Join ThisWeekinFM's Editorial Team for their first monthly review of 2021. Daisy, Bailey and Ella discuss the free school meals supplier controversy, ethical business and organisational values. 

In response to the continued lockdown restrictions, ThisWeekinFM is supporting the Workplace & Facilities Management community by keeping professionals informed and connected through a range of activity.

As the leading online news platform in the sector, we are committed to bringing you the most valuable content in our industry and plenty of new ways for you to catch up on the latest stories. New for 2021, you can now join ThisWeekinFM's Editorial Team on their monthly reviews, as they assess what's been happening in the world of FM.

This month, the headlines were dominated by the free school meals supplier scandal, which led us to think about how businesses manage when mistakes are made and the importance of an organisation's values in this modern age.

Join us now by watching the video below, and let us know your views on the situation via Twitter and LinkedIn or in the YouTube comments


 

(Conversation recorded via Zoom, please excuse the occasional audio glitch.)

 

Here's a roundup of the key stories discussed:

 

 

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Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 22 January 2021

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