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

  • 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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  • Office meeting

    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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  • Steve Dilley consultancy+

    SoW and the future of work

    19 April 2021 By Lucy Simpson – Category Manager of HR Services at YPO

    Our strategic partners, Consultancy+ recently ran an event looking at Statement of Work (SoW) and the future of work. As this is such a hot topic for many of our customers, we decided to catch-up with Steve Dilley, the Managing Consultant at Consultancy+ to find out what the key takeaways were from the session.

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  • Male using calculator

    The Debt Respite Scheme: Impact on enforcement

    15 April 2021 By Helen Addis - Social Responsibility and Customer Welfare Manager at Bristow & Sutor

    The Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space) guidance is set to be rolled out on Tuesday 4th May 2021 and the purpose of this initiative is to support those who genuinely cannot pay or would benefit from some additional time to tackle their debts.

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  • Utilidex carbon netzero

    Five steps to carbon net zero

    14 April 2021 By The Utilidex Team

    Carbon net zero is high on the agenda for the majority of businesses today and achieving this goal will require extensive changes across the economy.

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  • Green aviation

    Green aviation is on the horizon

    07 April 2021 By Sam Johnson - Further Competition Co-ordinator at YPO

    One of the aviation industry global goals is to half its net CO2 emissions by 2050, compared to levels shown in 2005.

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