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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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  • travel blog getting the right training

    Implementation Guide - Getting the right training

    01 March 2019 By Alex Detheridge - Click Travel

    Now you know what’s expected of your organisation when implementing a new travel management company (TMC), let’s look forward a bit at how to get the right training in order to make transition as smooth as possible and quickly begin seeing the full benefits of your new travel partnership.

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  • Implementation Guide - What's expected of you

    16 January 2019 By Alex Detheridge - Click Travel

    The last blog in this series equipped you with some top tips to get the most out of your travel management company during implementation. But what’s expected of your organisation during implementation?

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  • Tips on implementing a travel management company

    04 January 2019 By Alex Detheridge - Click Travel

    Now you know what business travel is and how a public sector framework can help you find a travel management service fit for your organisation, this week we’ll be looking at some top tips to keep in mind when implementing a travel management company.

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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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