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We'll be blogging every few days about various topics, so come back soon to see more!

  • liquid fuels

    Changes to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation

    26 March 2018 By Steve Sefton, Category Buyer - Energy

    New Government legislation has been passed in relation to changes to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) as part of its strategy to promote renewable transport fuels. Our category buyer for Energy Steve Sefton, explains which fuels are affected, what will change and how this will affect prices.

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  • Time management tips blog

    Time management tips for teachers by John Harrison

    23 January 2018 By John Harrison - Learning and Development Business Partner at YPO

    Type ‘time management theories and models’ into Google and you’ll get over 1.4 million results in 0.66 seconds.

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  • Printer / Photocopier Image

    Five top tips for saving money on printing

    29 November 2017 By Zoe Jeffery, Category Buyer for ICT

    Pretty much everything has gone digital these days - but it’s fair to say we’re a long way off seeing paperless schools! Printing and photocopying is still a much needed necessity. As well as environmental factors to think about, we also have to consider how much we spend (or waste) on printing.

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  • CTA YPO

    The Telegraph Business Reporter

    26 September 2017 By Fiona Wilkins, Corporate Communications Manager

    Working with an organisation like YPO presents schools with a few different ways that can help them during challenging times.

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  • Biomass heating

    Is your biomass boiler ready for winter?

    08 September 2017 By Jason Owen, Technical Sales Manager at Ashwell Biomass Solutions

    With the heating season fast approaching it’s a good time to check that your biomass boiler is serviced and ready for the winter period.

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  • School lighting

    Eight top tips to save energy over summer

    30 June 2017 By Adam Throup, Category Manager - Energy

    As the end of term approaches and you prepare to shut down your school for the summer, YPO’s Category Manager for Energy, Adam Throup, provides you with some simple energy (and money) saving tips for managing your usage and bills.

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  • LED low energy lighting

    Shedding some light on LEDs

    04 May 2017 By Steven Sefton, Category Buyer - Energy

    One of our lighting suppliers answers your questions about LED low energy lighting

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  • Wind power by YPO

    Five things you might not know about wind turbines

    14 March 2017 By Fergus Parish, Category Buyer – Energy

    Figures released by Carbon Brief have shown that wind turbines have overtaken coal in the amount of power produced in 2016.

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  • An introduction to frameworks for schools

    An introduction to frameworks for schools

    01 March 2017 By Rob Clark, Procurement Business Partner

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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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