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HCL is an award-winning specialist caterer with a foundation in the education sector. We provide quality services to academies, colleges and schools whilst maintaining a clear social ethos and bringing the acumen drive and passion of a rapidly growing commercial organisation.

We are passionate about providing fresh, local and seasonal food to schools; improving the school meals service and making lunchtime an integral part of the whole school experience. We endeavour to provide dishes that are not only popular with students but will also comply with healthy eating standards and guidelines. We like to make food fun and we encourage an inviting dining experience.

Our menus are full of tantalising and nutritious recipes. We utilise fresh and high quality raw ingredients from a supply chain with a proven track record. We deliver dishes with a focus on taste, value and reassurance of the provenance of our meals.

HCL is an entirely customer-driven organisation, delivering innovative solutions to the challenges of a fast-developing market and a demanding customer base. Working in partnership and supporting each client’s objectives. HCL creates an enhanced meal service with increased participation.

Our staff are our greatest asset and we are pro-active in providing the tools to develop individuals into motivated teams. Our exceptional in-house Training Department delivers high quality training packages which are tailored to specific needs and present the conduit to provide the opportunity to reach their optimum potential.

Find out more about Our Vision, Our Mission and Our Values


Modern Day Slavery Act

HCL, in compliance with the Modern Day Slavery Act 2015, has a zero tolerance position on violations of anti-slavery and anti-human trafficking laws.

We recognise that it is essential for us to maintain and monitor transparency and visibility within our own operations and our supply chain, with regards to Modern Day Slavery. We will protect our employees from potential abuse and exploitation through robust training, policies and due diligence procedures.

The following Modern Day Slavery Policy contains a full description of our Modern Day Slavery Act 2015 Transparency Statement and Policy: HCL Modern Slavery Policy


Gender Pay Gap Report

HCL Gender Pay Gap Report – March 2018


HCL Privacy Policy

HCL Privacy Notice

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