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  • Five reasons to use a travel management framework blog

    Five reasons to use a travel management framework

    11 December 2018 By Alex Detheridge - Click Travel

    If you’ve read the last blog in this series, you’ll now know what business travel is and what solutions are available to your organisation to help reduce the cost of your business travel. Let’s now take a look at some further benefits of using a public sector travel management services framework.

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  • Brexit REED blog

    Preparing for Brexit - Social housing sector

    05 December 2018 By Roger Levett - Business Development Director at REED

    With Brexit on the horizon, it's inevitable that many sectors will be faced with unknown changes. One of our key suppliers REED, explains the steps they're taking to prepare for the impact on the housing sector.

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  • Commissioning - Benefits of Market Engagement

    Commissioning: Benefits of Market Engagement

    04 December 2018 By Lesley Harper - Social Care Category Manager

    Effective commissioning of health and social care services starts with having a sound understanding of the needs of service users, the outcomes you’re trying to achieve or the gap you’re trying to fill.

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  • Care technology benefits blog

    Benefits of care technology for social care

    29 November 2018 By Lesley Harper - Social Care Category Manager

    Care technology is not new to social care. Analogue technology such as personal alarms and mobile warden services, have been used for decades in sheltered housing to help people remain independent and safe.

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  • What is business travel

    What is business travel?

    27 November 2018 By Alex Detheridge - Click Travel

    When you hear the word travel, you instantly think of your annual holiday away from work and responsibilities, or the dreaded commute to and from the office. But what is business travel?

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  • Employee Assistance Programme blog

    Five things to note when procuring an EAP

    21 November 2018 By Jess Carey, Bid Writer - Health Assured

    Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) are a large and growing requirement within the workplace, with the CIPD reporting that, of those that completed the Health and Well-being at Work Survey, 63% of organisations use EAPs to identify and reduce stress in the workplace.

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    Six months on of Meet the Buyer

    21 November 2018 By Gillian Askew, Head of Procurement Services

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  • AI and the rise of Virtual Worker

    07 November 2018 By Ashley Cartwright, Category Manager - ICT Innovation

    As we move into what is commonly dubbed as the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” businesses are evolving at increasing speed. Customers are expecting more and more from their service providers, making technological flexibility and work-place productivity paramount in staying on top of demand.

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  • World of Procurement

    Reflecting on our World of Procurement

    25 October 2018 By Gillian Askew, Head of Procurement Services

    Our inaugural 'World of Procurement' event took place on 19 September in London with over 250 registered delegates.

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  • Furniture

    Using furniture to create engaging environments

    10 October 2018 By Stephanie Knox - Marketing Executive at Godfrey Syrett

    We spend a lot of time at work – 75% of the week, for your typical office worker. It makes sense, then; to have an office environment that’s conducive to staff wellbeing, that they will engage with, and which suits the task at hand. Here are 5 handy tips for using furniture to create an engaging office environment.

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