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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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  • Mower

    There's no substitute for regular maintenance

    09 March 2017 By Nigel Church, Product Trainer, Ransomes Jacobsen

    It goes without saying that mowers, especially the cylinder models used on greens, tees, surrounds and fairways, must be well maintained and set up correctly to ensure that you get a maximum return on your investment.

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  • Hull blade

    Oh I do like to be beside the seaside

    27 February 2017 By Kath Johnson, Buyer - fleet and highways

    Elements of being by the sea that we find so invigorating can be quite destructive to land and building around the coastal area.

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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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  • Biomass boiler

    A guide to the Renewable Heat Incentive

    09 November 2016 By Steve Sefton, Energy Category Buyer

    Did you know that organisations can receive financial incentives in return for their investment in renewable energy technologies? One of these is the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).

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  • Corona

    YPO joins forces with Corona

    21 October 2016 By Adam Throup, Energy Category Manager

    YPO has announced a new four-year partnership with Corona Energy, launching in April 2017.

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  • Solar panels

    Lowering the carbon footprint of the public sector

    20 October 2016 By Fergus Parish, Energy Category Buyer

    Public authorities have a great responsibility in adopting environmentally friendly measures and contributing towards a green economy.

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  • Biomass

    4 things to consider before investing in biomass

    05 October 2016 By Steve Sefton, Energy Category Buyer

    With several different biomass boiler options available, customers often ask for support in choosing the right biomass system for their needs. We asked our biomass experts for some customer guidance, and they have helped us to put together this “things to consider” list.

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  • Mike Barrett

    Making money with energy efficiency

    02 September 2016 By Mike Barrett, General Manager UK & Nordics - Current by GE

    UK local authorities are facing an extended period of extremely difficult financial decision making. Here Mike Barrett, General Manager UK & Nordics at Current by GE explains why smart asset management and thinking about energy efficiency in a new way can alleviate this pressure.

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  • Agnieszka Gajli

    The Insurance Act - What does it mean?

    12 August 2016 By Agnieszka Gajli, Category Buyer – Corporate & People Services

    The Insurance Act, which was announced last year, comes into full force today, making it critical for any public sector organisation that invests in insurance to understand its implications.

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