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  • YPO School Profit Share

    UK schools benefit from 2 million profit share

    26 October 2016 By Fiona Wilkins, Corporate Communications Manager

    YPO, the UK’s largest publicly owned buying organisation is rewarding thousands of schools across the UK, with a share of £2 million of YPO’s Share of Profits Loyalty Scheme.

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  • YPO Drivers

    The driving force of customer service

    25 October 2016 By Rhian Binns, Communications Officer

    Our Communications Officer Rhian Binns talks about a day in the life of one of our delivery drivers, Tony Green

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  • YPO Apprentices

    Being an apprentice at YPO

    20 October 2016 By Kathryn Dickinson - Quality Assurance Apprentice

    Kathryn Dickinson started as an apprentice at YPO in 2015 on a two-year scheme based in the Quality Assurance Team.

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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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  • Gillian Askew

    Meet Gill, our new Head of Procurement

    29 June 2016 By Gillian Askew, Head of Procurement

    “I believe YPO because it’s a customer driven organisation with a long standing heritage in putting the customer first, YPO truly adds value and I’m really excited to be here.”

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  • Talking customer service with the Czech government

    Talking customer service with the Czech government

    04 May 2016 By Paul Smith, Executive Director

    Last week, I was invited by the EU to present at a workshop in Prague at the Czech Government. The European Commission are helping the Czech Government review the potential for a central purchasing body for public procurement.

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  • West Riding County Supplies - Van

    Over 100 years of collaborative procurement

    28 October 2015 By Paul Smith, Executive Director

    A recent visit to Belgium to discuss the role of central purchasing bodies in Europe prompted YPO Executive Director Paul Smith to delve into the YPO archives and discover our history in collaborative procurement.

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  • Get talking

    Put down your pens and get talking

    07 October 2015 By Natalie Griffin, Campaign and Communications Manager

    Today sees the return of the No Pens Day initiative which encourages schools to put down their pens and pencils for an entire day and focus on other forms of communication in the classroom.

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  • UK Public Purse

    Delivering "more for less"

    01 September 2015 By Simon Hill, Managing Director

    In advance of the 2015 Spending Review, public sectors workers have an opportunity to tell central government how improved public services can be delivered with less money.

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  • Christmas Catalogue Production

    Behind the Scenes: Getting ready for Xmas 2015!

    15 June 2015 By Liz Stringer, Marketing Services Manager

    You heard right - preparation is already underway for our 2015 Christmas campaign, and yes, that means glitter, snow and reindeers in spring!

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