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

  • Mike Barrett

    Making money with energy efficiency

    02 September 2016 By Mike Barrett, General Manager UK & Nordics - Current by GE

    UK local authorities are facing an extended period of extremely difficult financial decision making. Here Mike Barrett, General Manager UK & Nordics at Current by GE explains why smart asset management and thinking about energy efficiency in a new way can alleviate this pressure.

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  • Diesel Exhaust Fluid

    Diesel Exhaust Fluid: The Facts

    19 July 2016 By Steve Sefton, Energy Category Buyer

    Did you know you can compliantly buy Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) using YPO’s Liquid Fuels Framework? Badged in Europe as AdBlue, it’s used in many heavy commercial diesel powered vehicles to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides from the exhaust of these vehicles.

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  • Toner

    Benefits of a high yield toner cartridge

    07 July 2016 By Vicky Walker, Account Manager - ACS

    There are many benefits of swapping your standard toner for a high yield toner cartridge particularly if you do a lot of printing in your business. Discover the benefits in this guest blog from ACS.

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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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  • Temporary Labour

    Temporary labour, which model?

    13 June 2016 By Lizzy Grayson, Buyer - Corporate & People Services

    Do you know which delivery model to use for temporary recruitment - neutral, master or hybrid? Our HR buyer, Lizzy explains the differences in her latest blog.

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  • Can first class travel be more cost effective

    Can first class travel be more cost effective?

    19 May 2016 By Duncan Spokes, Procurement Manager - Corporate & People Services

    Over the past few years public sector organisations have been feeling the squeeze as budgets are tightened across the board. All organisations are looking for ways to save money and deliver greater efficiencies.

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  • Duty of care

    Duty of care - why it matters

    06 May 2016 By Duncan Spokes, Procurement Manager - Corporate & People Services

    Why should employers care where you are when you’re on business? Organisations with thorough travel booking systems are doing more than keeping an eye on your whereabouts.

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  • Employee Value Proposition

    Creating a compelling Employer Value Proposition

    28 April 2016 By Victoria Smith, Lead Client Partner - Penna

    A great employee value proposition (EVP) is vital in persuading the best talent to join your organisation. This guest blog article from Penna explains what EVP actually means and how to create a compelling proposition.

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  • Time to face up to cyber risk

    Time to face up to cyber risk

    18 April 2016 By Agnieszka Gajli, Category Buyer - Corporate & People Services

    With public bodies the number one target for cyber attacks, local authorities need to ensure they understand the risks and take proper precautions

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  • Searching for best value travel

    Searching for best value travel

    14 April 2016 By Duncan Spokes, Procurement Manager - Corporate & People Services

    While there’s no doubting that you can find a bargain online if you spend long enough searching for it, does the Internet really always offer the best value option?

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