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

  • Lawn mower maintenance

    There's no substitute for regular maintenance

    01 April 2021 By Nigel Church - Product Trainer at Ransomes Jacobsen

    Nigel from Ransomes Jacobsen explains the importance of carrying out regular checks and routine maintenance on mowers.

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  • Cheryl Gahan

    Meet Cheryl from the HR procurement team

    25 March 2021 By Cheryl Gahan - Further Competition Coordinator of HR at YPO

    Cheryl Gahan joined YPO in 2015 and is now a Further Competition Co-ordinator for HR in the procurement services team.

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  • Working on laptop

    What COVID-19 has meant for enforcement

    24 March 2021 By Emma Watson - Head of External Communications at Bristow & Sutor

    The coronavirus pandemic has heavily impacted the vast majority of businesses, but especially those that rely on public engagement.

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  • Covid safe team meeting

    Top tips for looking at new recruitment solutions

    22 March 2021 By Lucy Simpson – Category Manager of HR Services at YPO

    When starting to look at recruitment solutions, timing is the key. It can often take time to make decisions internally and understand the requirements from all internal stakeholders, and more than one solution may be needed depending on how you procure recruitment.

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  • superhero outfits

    To infinity...and beyond!

    19 March 2021 By Rachael Lythe - Category Buyer for Curriculum at YPO

    As the excitement of a very different Christmas for us all is now a distant memory, the start of 2021 has seen us all face another difficult time. The pressure on our NHS has been at a critical stage, many businesses remain closed, our high streets aren’t bustling with people and our schools were forced to close for a second time, with many parents resuming to home schooling.

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  • soil sampling

    Celebrate our diverse planet in secondary science

    17 March 2021 By Deborah Roberts - International education consultant, author and trainer

    Focusing on the theme the diversity of our planet, we've compiled a few simple science activities to help you celebrate our planet at your secondary school.

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  • teenage girl in engineering class

    Inspiring our secondary school science students

    17 March 2021 By Deborah Roberts - International education consultant, author and trainer

    We need to entertain, inspire and enthuse our future scientists. Our world wouldn’t be the same if we didn’t have modern medicine, technology and of course the latest mobile phone. But how do we engage all secondary school students in science?

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  • Egg making

    Engaging Easter Activities for Schools

    16 March 2021 By The YPO Team

    Not only are eggs topical, but they’re also a simple yet versatile resource that’s affordable and fun. We’ve rounded up our favourite egg-themed activities for primary schools and nurseries to celebrate Easter both indoors and out. Have fun!

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  • Zoom family call

    Managing your mental health in uncertain times

    16 March 2021 By The YPO team

    Restrictions are starting to ease, schools are back and there’s hope on the horizon. However, things are still up in the air and many of us continue to struggle with our mental health. This isn’t something you should be hard on yourself about. We’re out of a routine, we can’t see family and friends in the way that we’d like just yet and we’re trying to keep safe. There’s a lot going on.

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  • Network Connectivity

    FAQs: Network Connectivity and Telecoms framework

    16 March 2021 By Robyn Lamport-Rann - Category Buyer for ICT at YPO

    976 Network Connectivity and Telecommunication Solutions is our latest addition to the ICT category of frameworks. Here’s some information and top tips on how to make the most of the agreement.

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