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NEWydd Cleaning and Catering

Meeting: 19/05/2021 - Community, Housing & Assets Overview & Scrutiny Committee (Item 57)

57 NEWydd Cleaning and Catering

Additional documents:

Decision:

(a)       That the changes made to the Business Plan and Strategic Objectives of the business, which had been severely impacted by the pandemic, be noted; and

 

(b)       That the Committee support the business through its recovery phase and onwards towards the plans for growth in future years, and note the achievements of NEWydd during a difficult year.

Minutes:

The Managing Director of NEWydd Catering & Cleaning Ltd presented an update on the impact of the emergency situation on the Business Plan for NEWydd Cleaning & Catering Services.

 

In providing an overview of performance in 2020/21, the significant pressures arising from the national emergency situation were highlighted along with the development of new service delivery models to meet the needs of service users and ensure the safety of employees.  An updated business plan was shared to support business recovery and rebuilding for future years.

 

The Chairman thanked the Managing Director for his detailed report.

 

Councillor Patrick Heesom said that the report reinforced the challenges arising from the emergency situation.  In referring to the importance of maintaining supply of free school meals, his request that local Members be kept informed of any changes was noted by the Managing Director.

 

The recommendations were moved and seconded by Councillors Ron Davies and Patrick Heesom.

 

RESOLVED:

 

(a)       That the changes made to the Business Plan and Strategic Objectives of the business, which had been severely impacted by the pandemic, be noted; and

 

(b)       That the Committee support the business through its recovery phase and onwards towards the plans for growth in future years, and note the achievements of NEWydd during a difficult year.