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  • knowledge is power the bid toolkit blog

    Knowledge is power

    30 April 2019 By Jeremy Brim - the bid toolkit

    We find that the most consistently successful organisations are learning organisations. They are organisations that progressively grow, sustainably overtime, through continually learning whether they win, lose or draw, requesting feedback from clients to save their organisation time and money in the long run, by sharing what they’ve learnt across their business, updating their approach and their processes and content as they go along.

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  • Mike Fairbotham WOP

    Enabling change through digital transformation

    26 April 2019 By Mike Fairbotham, Director at Perigean Ltd

    Ahead of our World of Procurement event in July, each speaker will be previewing their session and discussing the different ways we can enable change through procurement...

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  • savings in temp labour blog

    Savings in temporary labour

    25 April 2019 By Lizzy Grayson - Category Manager for HR Services

    Temporary labour is an expensive requirement and large area of spend in most public sector organisations. This could be due to structural changes or recruitment struggles in some of the key roles. It’s then really easy to look at these large spend levels and see the potential and opportunity to make large savings.

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  • Sarah Jarvis meet the buyer blog

    Meet the Buyer - Sarah Jarvis

    24 April 2019 By Sarah Jarvis, Category Buyer - Corporate Services

    Sarah joined YPO 23 years ago and is now a Category Buyer for Corporate and Financial Services.

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  • Laura Hills meet the buyer blog

    Meet the Buyer - Laura Hills

    23 April 2019 By Laura Hills - Facilities Management Category Buyer

    Laura Hills joined YPO in May 2018 and has since progressed to her current role as a category buyer for facilities management.

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  • Jeremy at WOP

    Enabling change through the procurement process

    12 April 2019 By Jeremy Brim, The Bid Toolkit

    Ahead of our World of Procurement event in July, each speaker will be previewing their session and discussing the different ways we can enable change through procurement...

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  • Brexit REED blog-min

    Brexit and the housing sector

    09 April 2019 By Roger Levett - Business Development Director at REED

    With the changes that Brexit will present, there is likely to be an impact on temporary workforces within the Housing Sector. This is because recruiters are increasingly looking to EU nationals to fill skills shortages. Through establishing high quality talent pools of potential workers from contract commencement and working with stakeholders to identify potential candidates who can be up-skilled, REED supports our clients deal with the upcoming potential unavailability of candidates.

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  • Robyn Lamport-Rann meet the buyer blog

    Meet the Buyer - Robyn Lamport-Rann

    05 April 2019 By Robyn Lamport-Rann, Category Buyer - ICT

    Robyn joined YPO six years ago and is now a category buyer for the ICT team.

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  • Enabling a winning environment for bidding

    Enabling a winning environment for bidding

    14 March 2019 By Jeremy Brim - the bid toolkit

    Submitting tenders for public sector organisations can often be a daunting and challenging process. Suppliers struggle to increase and maintain win rates, finding their submissions don’t quite hit the mark. YPO have partnered with the bid toolkit to help you write better bids for public sector contracts. Lets look at enabling a winning environment for bidding...

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  • Public sector procurement overview

    Public Sector Procurement Overview

    14 March 2019 By Jeremy Brim - the bid toolkit

    The challenge for suppliers is to sustainably and predictably grow your business through increased win rates. Many struggle to gain insight into client drivers and how well to prepare for bids. With an average win rate on an unpredictable and short term of pipeline opportunities, you don't want to be losing bids on quality submission scores and compliance issues.

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