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  • Laura Megson  Assistant Category Buyer for Emergency Services at YPO

    Meet the assistant buyer - Laura Megson

    07 May 2020 By Laura Megson - Assistant Category Buyer for Emergency Services at YPO

    Laura Megson joined the YPO team 3 years ago and is now the Assistant Category Buyer for Emergency Services and Blue Light in the procurement services team.

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    Top tips for working from home from the ICT team

    06 May 2020 By the ICT Team at YPO

    Our ICT team have come together to provide a top tips video series to support you whilst adjusting to working from home. Whether it be making the most of the technology you're using or general guidance surrounding how best to adjust to your new working life.

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    Starting a new role virtually

    29 April 2020 By Sean Cantrill - Further Competition Coordinator at YPO

    Starting a new job or role can be an intimidating process for some especially during the unprecedented situation we are all currently living in. I am going to discuss my recent experience in starting a new role virtually at YPO, in the hope that it can increase the confidence of anyone who might be feeling anxious about the process.

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    Supplier relief and care market

    24 April 2020 By Andy Perrins - Category Manager of Social Care at YPO

    All providers/suppliers are under pressure to maintain services during the COVID-19 crisis and this is especially impacting the care sector, which is facing unprecedented demand and operational challenges.

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    Upgrading school ICT equipment through leasing

    22 April 2020 By Robyn Lamport-Rann - Category Buyer of ICT at YPO

    It can be tough for schools to keep up with emerging technologies and the demand for up-to-date ICT equipment against restricted budgets, which is why many schools are looking at alternative, cost-effective ways of funding devices, including the option of leasing.

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    Updating school technology: Leasing vs Purchasing

    22 April 2020 By Robyn Lamport-Rann - Category Buyer of ICT at YPO

    When you are thinking of updating your school’s technology, finance is one of the key things you need to consider. Typically, you have a couple of options – buying outright or leasing, but which should you choose?

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    Recruitment sector update during Covid-19: Q&A

    21 April 2020 By Lizzy Grayson - Category Manager of HR Services at YPO

    YPO held a webinar to answer a series of questions to provide support and guidance to framework users and providers during COVID-19.

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    Recruitment continues virtually during Covid-19

    21 April 2020 By Lucy Simpson - Category Buyer for HR Services at YPO

    As a country we are facing unique challenges in the workplace, including how we can carry on recruiting during the Covid 19 outbreak.

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    How to effectively work from home

    17 April 2020 By Emily Hatfield - Digital Marketing Apprentice at YPO

    As many of us are beginning to adjust to working from home, we've compiled 5 top tips to help you stay productive, keep calm and manage your time. Share these with your staff, workforce, friends and family so together we can support one another!

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    Working with your Managed Service Provider

    15 April 2020 By Lizzy Grayson - Category Manager of HR Services at YPO

    During COVID-19 you’re likely to be working closely with your Managed Service Provider (MSP) for temporary recruitment more than ever. They are going to want to understand your organisation as much as possible so they can help you find appropriate candidates to fill your frontline roles.

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