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

  • Employees in office

    If we value the environment, will employees stay?

    19 May 2022 By Steve Dilley - Managing Consultant at Consultancy+

    It's no coincidence that International HR Day 2022 is themed around embedding a culture of workplace wellbeing, creating a supportive working environment, and fostering a sustainable business.

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  • UK Motorway

    Understanding the world of telematics

    04 May 2022 By Ebony Armitage - Assistant Buyer for Fleet at YPO

    The public sector operates a diverse fleet from HGVs and specialist vehicles to ambulances and emergency response vehicles. However, one thing that they have in common is the benefit of vehicle telematics.

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  • Woman working at her desk

    Time for an office spring clean?

    14 April 2022 By Sam Watling - Design Unit Project Manager at YPO

    As we are entering spring and with national holidays looming, we’re reminded of the phrase (and timing for) a ‘spring clean’. The air is fresher, the days are longer, and the daffodils are back out in force.

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  • Smiling work colleagues

    Community: The impact stress can have on it

    13 April 2022 By Nick Warburton - Operations Manager at Medigold Health Perform

    As a human being, we want to feel safe and be among our ‘Tribe’. This is known as psychological safety and is a vital part of our holistic wellbeing system. Anything that compromises our feeling of belonging or conflicts with our values, can cause us to feel unsafe.

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  • Container vessel

    Conflicts impacting biomass supply

    30 March 2022 By Sam Johnson - Assistant Category Buyer for Energy at YPO

    The UK market is not self-sufficient in the supply of wood pellets, and as with most commodities, we have relied on a certain level of imports for many years.

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  • Woman working on a laptop

    Top tips for a better vetting process

    16 March 2022 By James Whittingham - CEO at Talent Clouds

    The Home Office recently announced that Identification Document Validation Technology (IDVT) would be introduced for digital identity document verification for Right to Work checks from 6 April this year.

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  • Successful job interview

    Why engage Early Careers support?

    09 March 2022 By Jennifer Scheinder, Solutions Director Early Careers at Hays

    It’s no secret that recent events have caused a shift in the labour market. Talent is harder to come by than ever before and effective recruitment has never been more important.

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  • Joe Holland Assistant Category Buyer of Energy at YPO

    Meet the Buyer - Joe Holland

    14 February 2022 By Joe Holland - Category Buyer for ICT at YPO

    Joe Holland joined YPO in 2014 and is now the Category Buyer for ICT in the procurement services team.

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  • Office printer

    Framework vs non-framework contracts

    10 February 2022 By Zoe Morgan-Kriek - Category Buyer for ICT at YPO

    During a recent meeting with one of our Multifunctional Devices framework suppliers Ricoh, Zoe Morgan-Kriek, our Category Buyer for ICT met Keith Stevenson the framework manager to discuss the benefits of our customers using a framework.

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  • Packing up office

    Moving office? Top tips to ensure a smooth move

    08 February 2022 By Terry Gibbs - Director at Restore Harrow Green

    Many organisations are looking at how their offices are configured with lots making changes to fit in around new ways of working.

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