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    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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  • Personal injury

    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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  • 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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  • Wind power by YPO

    Five things you might not know about wind turbines

    14 March 2017 By Fergus Parish, Category Buyer – Energy

    Figures released by Carbon Brief have shown that wind turbines have overtaken coal in the amount of power produced in 2016.

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  • Lizzy Grayson

    Achieving outcomes in temporary recruitment

    13 December 2016 By Lizzy Grayson, Buyer - Corporate and People Services

    It's the the first anniversary of our flexible framework for HR services and to mark it, buyer Lizzy Grayson explains how an innovative approach to temporary staffing will help to achieve better outcomes in recruitment strategy.

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