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    Meet the buyer - Scott Hesketh

    27 April 2018 By Scott Hesketh, Category Buyer - Fleet

    Scott joined YPO five years ago and is now the category buyer for Fleet in the Procurement Services team.

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    Time management tips for teachers part 2

    27 April 2018 By John Harrison - Learning and Development Business Partner at YPO

    In the last edition, I shared some tips and advice around time management. Here’s part two that looks at more ways you can master your time – give it a go, you might find a technique that really works for you.

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    Staying safe around water

    26 April 2018 By By Jonathan Carr, Assistant Category Buyer – Emergency Services

    It’s surprising to hear that drowning is one of the UK's leading accidental causes of death, resulting in more than 300 fatalities after tripping, falling or simply through underestimation of risks involved with being near water.

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  • Everything Curriculum

    Easy ways to take maths outside

    26 April 2018 By Juliet Robertson - Education consultant, specialising in outdoor learning

    To undertake maths work outside does not rely on expensive outdoor resources or the purchasing of a special kit.

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    Transformational procurement

    25 April 2018 By Gillian Askew, Head of Procurement

    I’ve been talking recently about attracting talent into public sector procurement and one of the things I reflected on was what it meant to be a public sector procurement professional right now.

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    Look out for hidden charges on your energy bill

    11 April 2018 By Adam Throup, Category Manager - Energy

    Do you find it confusing when it comes to comparing energy quotes?

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    Meet our new Sustainable Procurement Manager

    05 April 2018 By Melissa Bell, Sustainable Procurement Manager

    Melissa joined YPO nearly 15 years ago as has been appointed to the new role of Sustainable Procurement Manager

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  • Your guide to the new PE and sports premium

    Your guide to the new PE and sports premium

    03 April 2018 By John Healey, Category Buyer - Sports

    What is the purpose of the physical education and school sport premium?

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    Keep your printer safe from hackers

    03 April 2018 By Laura King at Vendor Marketing

    Could your printer be putting your institution at risk?

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  • procurement world

    Can procurement change the world?

    28 March 2018 By Gillian Askew, Head of Procurement

    Working in public sector procurement is not for the faint hearted. Faced with the hardest recession in our lifetime, professional procurers within the public sector have been asked to step up and deliver more value through procurement than ever before.

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