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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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  • energy team group photo

    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 well-being, that they will engage with, and which suits the task at hand. Here are five handy tips for using furniture to create an engaging office environment.

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  • mental health awareness

    Looking after your employees matters

    10 October 2018 By Sarah Jarvis - Category Buyer for Corporate Services

    Today is World Mental Health Awareness Day. The aim of this day is to raise awareness and ensure people dealing with mental health problems can live better lives.

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  • Modern slavery image

    Eradicating modern slavery from supply chains

    24 July 2018 By Melissa Bell, Sustainable Procurement Manager

    Procurement needs to step up and play its part in eradicating modern slavery from supply chains.

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  • Gas

    What makes a gas standing charge?

    19 June 2018 By Adam Throup, Category Manager - Energy

    It’s a question we get often in various forms – why has the standing charge gone up? What causes the standing charge to change? If I reduce my AQ will it reduce my standing charge?

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  • YPO World

    World of Procurement - My world and yours

    14 June 2018 By Gillian Askew, Head of Procurement

    With the exciting news of our first ever 'World of Procurement' event taking place in London on 19 September, I wanted to take the opportunity to explain what this means for you - our customers, for YPO and the public sector, and for me personally.

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