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The AWOL View

The view from my desk is pretty static. Sure, it changes with the seasons (although it’s the back of a building so I suppose it’s mostly about light and dark…

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AWOL Relief Chef Profile: Jude Swan

Last year we ran a little series of profiles to help you get to know our team a bit better- be you existing AWOL chef or customer, there were a…

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Using Sole Traders… What Are The Risks?

As an agent, we’re used to being the bad guys, recruitment has become a dirty word in many industries, but a good agent who keeps on top of proper regulations…

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Contractor Changes for the New Year…. Are You Ready?

Following the announcement in the Autumn Statement at the back end of 2016, contractors (like AWOL Chefs) will no longer be able to claim travel and subsistence as an expense….

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More C Words…

In 2014 we decided that Christmas cards were not for us and that we would prefer to make a difference to a cause that is important to all of here…

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The C Word…

No, not that C word- keep your filth to yourself and your kitchen. This time next month will be Christmas. Inevitable stray pine needles, hyperactive children, booze for breakfast and…

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Single Item Menu: Yay or Nay

The rise of the single item menu. From cereal to grilled cheese to chips, it seems everyone is at it, especially in the capital, and why not I suppose. From…

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Breakfast In The Sky: AWOL Meets Martin Morales

Chloe on the AWOL Office team is an avid adventurer and recently decided that having breakfast 35 metres above the London Southbank would be a great idea. To be fair…

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Relief Chef Profiles: Phil Fazakerley

We’re back with another Relief Chef Profile for our series giving you a bit more background on the AWOL Team. This time it’s the turn of Phil. You can read…

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7 Things That Would Be Creepy In Any Other Profession

1. An unparalleled love for knives of all shapes and sizes. 2. Taking pride in burns and scars- the more infected the wound was, the more impressive it gets… 3….

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Relief Chef Profile: Ross Bowman

So far in our series of Relief Chef Profiles you had  chance to get to know Jon Stevens and James Godfrey. Next up is Ross Bowman, so over to you…

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The Final Countdown

You might know her better as a voice on the end of the phone in the AWOL office, but staff member Chloe is now in the final countdown to the…

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