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  • How to effectively work from home

    At the moment, with the threat of COVID19 hanging over us, it seems as if the whole world is working from home. Of course that is not the case; many people are providing essential frontline services and are extremely deserving of our...

  • Overcoming the recruitment challenges of COVID-19

    In this blog, Chris Grimes from Matrix SCM, provides an overview of the panel discussion and key points to take away. The purpose of this webinar was to provide insight into the current challenges COVID-19 is posing on the recruitment...

  • How reading can boost your mental health

    Most of us have encountered feelings of stress or anxiety in some stage of our lives. A go-to activity for many is reading. As an avid reader myself, I love to read during the evenings and follow book groups on Facebook where people review...

  • Tips on implementing a travel management company

    There are lots of things to think about during implementation, and considering your new travel management company (TMC) is supposed to be making life easier for you, it can at first seem daunting. We’re here to help. By setting realistic...

  • 10 tips to save money on your energy bills

    Here are 10 simple, highly effective tips to help you, your staff and pupils save energy around your schools and offices. Switch off lights when leaving a room. Use posters to remind colleagues and pupils. Consider LED options which...

  • How to improve physical literacy in children

    The vision of the Primary PE and Sport Premium Funding is for all pupils to leave primary school ‘physically literate and with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy lifestyle and lifelong participation...

  • Duty of care - why it matters

    Every week public sector employees are travelling across the country and overseas, covering many miles by train and plane. And with so many travel booking websites now available, all claiming to offer the cheapest and best deals, an...

  • Highlights of the Emergency Services Show 2015

    We had a fantastic few days at the Emergency Services Show, the UK’s leading annual exhibition for emergency services professionals and the wider public safety community.  As always, we enjoyed the opportunity to meet with key suppliers,...

  • Being an apprentice at YPO

    My first few weeks here at YPO were strange as it was my first proper job since college. I spent three days completing my induction where I was told how to do my time sheets, what the role would include and what YPO was as all about as, I...

  • What to do if your school isn’t a funding priority

    The priority school building programme provides funding to schools that are most in-need of improvement, helping them plan ahead with investment decisions and ensure those responsible able to deliver the best possible value for their...

  • Why new eco-vacuums outshine old high-powered ones

    You will most likely have heard in the news last year how consumers caused a surge in the sales of high-powered vacuums. This spate of panic buying took place in the months before the new EU eco-design and labelling regulations came into...

  • The five life lessons of rugby

    With England hosting the Rugby World Cup this year for the first time in over 20 years, and 12 years since one of the UK nations won the title, never has there been a better opportunity to raise the profile of the sport (and win again on...

  • 'Anything as a service' - what does it mean?

    What is it? Anything as a service is literally what it says on the tin. With the availability of cloud computing and technology, we can now deliver to users most ICT services over the internet (or similar networks) by a supplier, through a...

  • Being an Apprentice

    Scary right? It was clear to me that the whole school environment wasn’t for me and that I wanted to pursue in something else.  I had always liked business at school, so the opportunity of a YPO Business Apprenticeship caught my eye. The...

  • Shedding some light on LEDs

    More and more of you are asking us about how low energy lighting can not only help notch up your green credentials, but also save you a significant amount of money.  So we’ve taken the liberty to call on one of our lighting suppliers,...