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  • Sarah Earl

    Meet the Buyer - Sarah Earl

    24 January 2018 By Sarah Earl, Category Buyer - Emergency Services and Blue Light

    Sarah Earl joined YPO 20 years ago and has recently become the category buyer for the emergency services and blue light team.

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  • Liam Sheanon Image

    The importance of quality contractors

    07 December 2017 By Liam Sheanon, Policy & Membership Officer - Road Safety Markings Association

    We have all heard the phrase “you get what you pay for” and “if it sounds too good to be true, it usually is”. These phrases tend to resonate within the contracting arena.

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  • Printer / Photocopier Image

    Five top tips for saving money on printing

    29 November 2017 By Zoe Jeffery, Category Buyer for ICT

    Pretty much everything has gone digital these days - but it’s fair to say we’re a long way off seeing paperless schools! Printing and photocopying is still a much needed necessity. As well as environmental factors to think about, we also have to consider how much we spend (or waste) on printing.

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  • Zoe Jeffery cropped

    Meet the Buyer - Zoe Jeffery

    23 October 2017 By Zoe Jeffery, Category Buyer - Technology and Communications Procurement Services

    Zoe Jeffery joined YPO five years ago next month but more recently became the newest member of the Technology and Communications Procurement Services Team as a Category Buyer.

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  • Insurance Broker

    What to consider when choosing an insurance broker

    26 September 2017 By Agnieszka Gajli, Category Buyer - Corporate and People Services

    The process of choosing a broker is often guided by price because of pressure to meet stakeholders’ spending controls and achieve cost savings.

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  • HR Penna Image

    Make your life easier with a recruitment audit

    26 September 2017 By Victoria Smith, Lead Client Partner, Penna

    Resourcing is not a career path for the fainthearted. The pressure and pace of trying to secure the very best talent for your organisation may leave you being unable to see the wood for the trees.

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  • Vicky Horsfield

    Meet the Buyer - Vicky Horsfield

    08 September 2017 By Vicky Horsfield, Building Supplies and Ground Maintenance Buyer

    Vicky Horsfield joined YPO nine months ago as Building Supplies and Ground Maintenance Buyer

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  • Changes to personal injury discount

    24 July 2017 By Mark Hudman, Marsh

    Significant changes by The Ministry of Justice to the personal injury discount rate (PIDR) means insurance buyers should quickly familiarise themselves with how it may affect their insurance programmes.

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  • Top tips for running a mini competition

    Top tips for running a mini competition

    03 July 2017 By Fiona Wilkins, Corporate Communications Manager

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  • 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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