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We'll be blogging every few days about various topics, so come back soon to see more!

  • Apprenticeship Levy

    A guide to the Apprenticeship Levy

    23 May 2017 By de Poel

    de Poel, one of our HR Services & Solutions framework suppliers gives us an insight into the Apprenticeship Levy and what it means for your organisation and the Public Sector.

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  • 10 tips for enabling early handwriting

    10 tips for enabling early handwriting

    12 May 2017 By Nicola Parker, Category Buyer - Early Years

    In this article, our early years buyer Nicola looks some top tips for supporting children as they develop early handwriting skills.

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  • Bright Sparks Nursery

    DUPLO® resources put to the test

    09 May 2017 By Heather Millard, Campaign Manager

    We asked Bright Sparks Nursery in Tyne and Wear to investigate how a selection of DUPLO® resources can help young children learn through creativity.

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  • LED low energy lighting

    Shedding some light on LEDs

    04 May 2017 By Steven Sefton, Category Buyer - Energy

    One of our lighting suppliers answers your questions about LED low energy lighting

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  • Marking pens

    A plethora of marking schemes

    19 April 2017 By Melanie Godley, Stationery Buyer

    To mark National Stationery Week next week (24 to 28 April) Melanie Godley, YPO’s category buyer for stationery, discusses how YPO is keeping up with the changing trends in marking schemes to ensure we meet your product needs.

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  • Apprenticeships: What to expect

    Apprenticeships: What to expect

    12 April 2017 By Catriona Thackray, Business Apprentice

    Starting a new apprenticeship can be pretty daunting, especially if you’ve never really been in that environment before.

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  • YPO park funding blog

    Park funding down, park aesthetics up

    12 April 2017 By Danny Lake, Reesink Turfcare

    Reesink Turfcare looks at how to make that all-important budget go further without a drop in park appeal.

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  • Your guide to the new PE and sports premium

    Your guide to the new PE and sports premium

    10 April 2017 By John Healey, Category Buyer - Sports

    What is the purpose of the physical education and school sport premium?

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  • Outdoor learning

    Removing the barriers to outdoor play

    30 March 2017 By Nicola Parker, Early Years Buyer

    Outdoor play provides fantastic opportunities for exciting open ended learning, but we understand that it’s not always easy. Here’s some advice on how to tackle common barriers to exploring the great outdoors.

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  • YPO commercial development team

    Meet the Commercial Development Team

    23 March 2017 By David Bemrose, Strategic Relationship Manager

    At YPO, we’re constantly evolving to meet the needs of our customers. As public sector budget cuts continue to deepen, we’re always striving to provide a support service that helps our customers take steps towards achieving their objectives and delivering value for money.

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