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

  • Renewable energy

    Technology trends helping transition to net zero

    10 June 2021 By The Utilidex Team

    As the whole world focusses on transitioning to a carbon net zero world, we take a look at some of the technology trends that might help support your company’s carbon journey.

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  • Jane Harrod

    Meet the Buyer - Jane Harrod

    08 June 2021 By Jane Harrod - Category Buyer for Energy at YPO

    Jane has recently joined YPO from Wakefield Council as the new Category Buyer for Energy in the procurement services team.

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  • Green gas

    The Green Gas Levy explained

    26 May 2021 By Ben Young - Senior Key Account Manager at Corona Energy

    Ben Young, Senior Key Account Manager at Corona Energy explains the Green Gas Levy, which will be an additional charge added to gas invoices in order to support the nation with meeting its decarbonisation targets.

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  • Fire Extinguisher

    Fire Extinguishers – The First Line of Defence

    24 May 2021 By Richard Parker - Account Director at Chubb

    Richard Parker, Account Director at Chubb explains why regular maintenance of fire extinguishers is an essential part of any fire safety strategy and shares his best practice advice on fire prevention.

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  • Gareth Foster

    Meet the Procurement Assistant - Gareth Foster

    13 May 2021 By Gareth Foster - Procurement Assistant for Energy at YPO

    Gareth Foster joined YPO in 2018 and is now a Procurement Assistant for Energy in the procurement services team.

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  • Remember Emma - Fellowes

    Remember Emma? Home working is having an impact

    12 May 2021 By Richard Monk - Commercial Business Manager at Fellowes

    Emma Work ‘Colleague of the Future’ was developed by Fellowes - the healthy workspace experts - to show how office workers could look in 20 years’ time if we continue to work with inadequately set-up workstations, poor posture and minimal movement.

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  • Engage your team in carbon reduction - Net zero logo

    Five tips to engage your team in carbon reduction

    12 May 2021 By The Utilidex Team

    As 2021 progresses, we have a renewed focus on climate change, and not simply because it’s the right thing to do but also because the pandemic has provided a new lens to view our world, and a realisation that it is fragile and important to protect.

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  • Businessman looking out of window

    Measuring social value in a recruitment contract

    11 May 2021 By Amy Clark – Category Buyer of HR Services at YPO

    Social value is a term we often hear when considering procurement and contracts, but what is it and how can you incorporate it into your contract for recruitment services?

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  • Michelle Wood

    Meet the Buyer - Michelle Wood

    05 May 2021 By Michelle Wood - Category Buyer for Energy at YPO

    Michelle Wood joined YPO in 2020 and is a Category Buyer for Energy in the procurement services team.

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  • Sally Pemberton

    Meet the Assistant Buyer - Sally Pemberton

    22 April 2021 By Sally Pemberton - Assistant Buyer for Facilities Management at YPO

    Sally started working at YPO in May 2018 after moving from NHS Supply Chain and now works in the very busy facilities management procurement team as an assistant category buyer.

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