ESS is a leading defence, offshore and remote catering and support services provider and currently delivers catering, hotel and support services to Oxon MAC, where it has operated successfully since 2006. This new two year deal is worth an additional £1.4 million per annum and will see ESS deliver this wide range of services to a new build which will house the Defence Explosive Munitions and Search School (DEMSS) in Bicester. A further 50 Compass employees will join the current team of 84 at Bicester to deliver provisions to 300 MoD employees from 1 July 2012.
Chris Garside, Managing Director of ESS Support Services Worldwide at Compass Group UK & Ireland, said; “We are delighted to expand our partnership with the Ministry of Defence Army Command and are proud to support the DEMSS. ESS is committed to providing a best-in-class service for our customers and clients every day, through innovation, choice, value and wellbeing, and we look forward to delivering excellence at the new DEMSS.”