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  • procurement world

    Can procurement change the world?

    28 March 2018 By Gillian Askew, Head of Procurement

    Working in public sector procurement is not for the faint hearted. Faced with the hardest recession in our lifetime, professional procurers within the public sector have been asked to step up and deliver more value through procurement than ever before.

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  • liquid fuels

    Changes to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation

    26 March 2018 By Steve Sefton, Category Buyer - Energy

    New Government legislation has been passed in relation to changes to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) as part of its strategy to promote renewable transport fuels. Our category buyer for Energy Steve Sefton, explains which fuels are affected, what will change and how this will affect prices.

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  • Carmen Emmerson

    Meet the Buyer - Carmen Emmerson

    26 March 2018 By Carmen Emmerson, Category Buyer - Energy

    Carmen joined YPO four and a half years ago and is a category buyer for Energy in the Procurement Services team.

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  • Sarah Sesum

    Meet the Category Manager - Sarah Sesum

    21 March 2018 By Sarah Sesum, Category Manager - Technology and Communications

    Sarah Sesum joined YPO 11 years ago and is now the category manager for Technology and Communications in the Procurement Services team.

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  • Regulations blog

    Negotiated procedure without prior publication

    15 February 2018 By Beth Lord, Contracts Officer

    When the term “negotiation” is mentioned around a public sector procurement, particularly those over the OJEU threshold, it generally creates immediate unnerving feelings.

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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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  • Beth Lord- Contracts Officer Image

    To advertise or not advertise?

    24 November 2017 By Beth Lord, Contracts Officer

    Are Public Contracting Authorities complying with their publication obligations when awarding through Frameworks?

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  • GDPR for fleet managers

    Demystifying GDPR for fleet managers

    17 November 2017 By Djamel Souici, General Counsel, Masternaut

    On 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into force, representing the biggest update to UK data protection in 20 years.

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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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  • CTA YPO

    The Telegraph Business Reporter

    26 September 2017 By Fiona Wilkins, Corporate Communications Manager

    Working with an organisation like YPO presents schools with a few different ways that can help them during challenging times.

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