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    Recruitment sector update during Covid-19: Q&A

    21 April 2020 By Lizzy Grayson - Category Manager of HR Services at YPO

    YPO held a webinar to answer a series of questions to provide support and guidance to framework users and providers during COVID-19.

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    How to effectively work from home

    17 April 2020 By Emily Hatfield - Digital Marketing Apprentice at YPO

    As many of us are beginning to adjust to working from home, we've compiled 5 top tips to help you stay productive, keep calm and manage your time. Share these with your staff, workforce, friends and family so together we can support one another!

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    Meet the Category Manager - Ian Reed

    09 March 2020 By Ian Reed - Category Manager of Fleet at YPO

    Ian Reed joined the YPO team 15 years ago and is now the Category Manager for fleet in the procurement services team.

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    From my apprenticeship to the world of procurement

    31 January 2020 By Kelsi Barrick - Procurement Administrator for HR Services at YPO

    After completing my A-Levels, I decided that I didn’t want to go to University and instead I began the search for an apprenticeship. In July 2017, I joined YPO as a Business Administration Apprentice at the age of 18.

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    Meet the Category Manager - Daniel Veasey

    07 November 2019 By Daniel Veasey - YPO Category manager, Energy

    Daniel Veasey joined YPO in September 2019 and is the category manager for Energy in the Procurement Services team.

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    YPO delivers excellent customer service

    10 October 2019 By Jo Marshall - Executive Director

    I’m delighted to announce that once again, we have achieved a high customer satisfaction rating according to the UK Customer Satisfaction Index (UKCSI) Benchmark 2019.

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    Looking after your employee's mental health

    10 October 2019 By Charlotte Kennett - Category Buyer for HR Services at YPO

    Our mental health can suffer at any point in life, whether it's at home or at work. But raising awareness of the importance of our mental health at work is key to ensuring that our employees are listened to and valued in the workplace. In this blog, we aim to break the stigma surrounding mental health and who it affects.

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    The campaign to help tackle plastic waste

    05 September 2019 By Steve Sefton, Category Buyer – Food

    TV shows and the media are becoming ever more focused on the negative impact of single use plastics and the grave impact they have on the environment and in-particular, the world’s oceans and the creatures who live within them. By making small changes in our day to day lives, we can help contribute to a more positive future.

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    Innovative Cleaning

    24 June 2019 By Jonathan Carr, Assistant Category Buyer - Cleaning and Hygiene

    Before we can evaluate effectiveness of disinfectant, we must first acknowledge what a disinfectant is. Well, a disinfectant is defined as an agent that eliminates any disease causing micro-organisms and their spores. Or, more simply, a liquid chemical that destroys bacteria.

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    Meet the Buyer - Sarah Jarvis

    24 April 2019 By Sarah Jarvis, Category Buyer - Corporate Services

    Sarah joined YPO 23 years ago and is now a Category Buyer for Corporate and Financial Services.

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