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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 wellbeing, that they will engage with, and which suits the task at hand. Here are 5 handy tips for using furniture to create an engaging office environment.

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  • YPO parachute 1

    Product review: YPO Parachute Kit

    30 October 2017 By Anita and Mark from Ace Early Years

    There’s so many exciting ways you can use a parachute! They’re a fun and versatile resource for developing gross motor skills and improving coordination through collaborative physical play.

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  • Demonstration clock

    Our top 10 own brand products

    14 February 2017 By Richard Tinker, Head of Trading

    Our Head of Trading Richard Tinker recommends top 10 YPO own brand products

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  • Interactive flat panel

    Enhancing teaching with interactive technologies

    01 February 2017 By Amy Shelley - Buyer for ICT, AV and Business Machines

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  • Design a Christmas Card for YPO

    Design our official Christmas card

    17 October 2016 By Fiona Wilkins, Corporate Communications Manager

    We've launched a nationwide search for a budding artist whose design will appear on our corporate Christmas card, which will be distributed to the company’s contacts, including customers, suppliers and partners.

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  • Linda Cregan - CEO at Children

    You are what you eat but what about where you eat?

    08 July 2016 By Linda Cregan, CEO - Children’s Food Trust

    Several years ago, we commissioned some research to explore how the environment in which children eat a school lunch affects their perception of the experience.

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  • Toner

    Benefits of a high yield toner cartridge

    07 July 2016 By Vicky Walker, Account Manager - ACS

    There are many benefits of swapping your standard toner for a high yield toner cartridge particularly if you do a lot of printing in your business. Discover the benefits in this guest blog from ACS.

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  • Glue stick

    Do you have any glue sticks?

    07 July 2016 By Nikki Burch, Programme Manager - FundEd

    We all know that austerity measures have been forcing schools to explore alternative ways to fund resources, but when my husband, a secondary Maths Teacher, paid to have a box of glue sticks delivered to home, I knew that things had got serious.

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  • Girl Writing

    Do we still need exercise books?

    26 April 2016 By John Goldthorpe, Category Buyer - Paper

    Yesterday marked the start of National Stationery Week (25th April – 1st May 2016), seven days of celebrating the many wonders of the stationery world.

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  • Education Show 2016

    Highlights of the Education Show 2016

    19 April 2016 By Ian Eckersley, National Sales Manager

    If you didn't get a chance to drop by at the Education Show, here’s a round up to give you a flavour of this year’s event.

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