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Carla McKenzie Speaking on Carbon Labelling in Upcoming Kafoodle Webinar

Carla McKenzie, Managing Director for MYA, will be discussing with other industry leaders whether carbon labelling in recipes has become a business necessity. Hosted by Kafoodle, this Webinar is FREE. The session will provide an understanding of your food's carbon…

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Hospitality businesses to receive grants worth up to £9,000

Following Boris Johnson’s announcement of the third lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that businesses in the hospitality sector are to receive a one-off grant worth up to £9,000 to help them through to the spring. To read the full article by Katherine Price in The Caterer: https://www.thecaterer.com/news/hospitality-grants-9000-rishi-sunak-chancellor-lockdown-2021 

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MYA on Sustainability in 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has been our chief concern over the past year, so it’s not surprising that the issue of climate change got somewhat sidelined. However, it has recently come back into view and we are seeing it with a sharper focus. After a rough 2020, we all know it is time for some game-changing […]

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MYA’s Christmas Jumper Partnership 2020

The MYA team are supporting local charity, The Nelson Trust on this year’s Christmas Jumper Day. Alongside residential addiction treatment in Stroud The Nelson Trust offers training & resettlement housing. Its Hub Enterprises equip those in recovery with new skills. Three Women’s Centres in Bridgwater, Gloucester & Swindon help women facing challenges in their lives […]

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MYA Consulting Still Growing

New talent added to the design team: Olivia Imeson joins MYA this week Olivia Imeson joins from Camberwell College of Art with a first-class degree, and now she’s ready to put her design talents to work on behalf of MYA’s clients. Her degree is in Illustration, but in her graduation year she conducted a design […]

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MYA is Awarded the Consultancy Contract to Define the Future Strategy for Catering at UWC Atlantic

UWC Atlantic, based at St Donat’s Castle in Wales, was the first and remains the flagship College of the United World College (UWC) movement. Today, the College educates some 360 students aged 15-19, from 98 countries: www.atlanticcollege.org   Carla McKenzie, Managing Director of MYA: “We are delighted to have been awarded this project. UWC is on a […]

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Deep Beat’s Success Continues

“At an unprecedented time in the UK economy, Fresh Thinking Capital moved quickly to help us acquire a business in a tight timeframe. Its great to see a funder who will support young entrepreneurs” We are extremely proud of Louis and his team’s achievements in the face of adversity! Read Terry Gilligan’s full article here: […]

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Hinkley Point Makes It Local

How a nuclear power station became a local business powerhouse. The new Hinkley Point C power station has a challenge. Built to export energy to the entire country; creating 25,000 jobs during construction, and employing skilled workers from across the UK, and some even from all around the world; how could they Make It Local? […]

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MYA Consulting Reinforces Its Educational Team

Bev Lusty appointed as Consultant Director, Education The relationship between MYA Consulting and the independent schools sector goes back nearly 30 years, and during that time they’ve offered transformative help with catering and housekeeping to an amazing 500 schools.   Now they’re strengthening their team with the appointment of Bev Lusty as a new Consultant […]

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FSA – Reopening checklist for food businesses during COVID-19

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has released advice and a checklist (reopening-checklist-for-food-businesses-during-covid-19-form) for any food business planning to reopen after the coronavirus lockdown. You can read more on the FSA website: https://tinyurl.com/ycdth5z2 For more advice on your catering, and steps that you can take to minimise risk, contact MYA: info@mya-consulting.co.uk

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  • The team, led by Carla McKenzie, were meticulous in every detail. They modelled the cleaning requirements to deliver the optimum solution for the facilities across EMEA, and really took time to understand the culture of our business. I have no hesitation in recommending MYA and its team – they are dedicated and innovative, and always go the extra mile.

    Natalia Ros Vargas, Office Team Leader, Booking.com
  • Carla and her team have broad experience in the industry. Apart from being very supportive in inventing (new) concepts, they also make use of their many years of experience when implementing these concepts. Their ultimate goal is to let people enjoy honest and good food.

    Marcel Bisselink, Owner, Daily Fresh Food, Galeen, Netherlands
  • Carla and her team worked tirelessly with us to ensure our very international and cross-cultural needs were met with great creativity and skill. They listened to us, responded to our needs and delivered above expectations.

    Angela Hencher, Director of Business Administration, Dulwich College, Shanghai Pudong
  • They are brave enough to challenge others in pursuit of the ultimate solution, whether it be behind the scenes with kitchen flow and catering management, or front-of-house service and design.

    Richard Russell, Catering Equipment Distributor Director, Western Blueprint
  • If all companies who serve the independent school sector had your breadth of vision and openness of mind, I have little doubt that the sector would be a richer and more exciting place to be.

    Phillip Godfrey, Bursar, Halliford School
  • During the negotiation process, Carla’s knowledge and expertise enabled our company to achieve a very strong commercial outcome, and some significant savings were yielded from the exercise.

    Penny Arnold, Commercial & Operations Director, Fusion Lifestyle