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  • Katie Beaumont

    Meet Katie from the ICT procurement team

    13 September 2021 By Katie Beaumont - Further Competition Co-ordinator for ICT at YPO

    Katie Beaumont joined YPO two years ago and is now a Further Competition Co-ordinator for ICT in the procurement services team.

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  • ISDN

    The ISDN/PSTN switch off – are you ready?

    20 August 2021 By Matt Dykes – Chief Operating Officer at Abzorb

    From 2023 public sector organisations will be unable to buy ISDN and PSTN telephone systems, and in 2025, they will cease to exist.

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  • 10 reasons why Yorkshire is 'reyt good'

    18 August 2021 By The YPO Team

    Yorkshire is YPO’s heritage – this is where we were first established almost 50 years ago and where we still operate from today. Just for fun, we’ve put together our top 10 reasons why Yorkshire is so great.

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  • Printing solution

    Sustainable printing for the public sector

    17 August 2021 By The APS Group

    As part of your social value objectives, you may be considering how to ensure any print requirements are aligned to your environmental and sustainability goals.

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  • Child making shape outdoors

    Taking maths outdoors in Key Stage 1

    13 August 2021 By The Cosy Team

    The great outdoors can provide exciting and real maths learning opportunities. It’s a way to connect children with nature and at the same time children can explore shapes and properties of real items by engaging in planned activities.

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  • Biomass

    Our biomass suppliers fuelling a greener future

    13 August 2021 By Sam Johnson - Assistant Category Buyer for Energy at YPO

    No matter what industry you are in, we are all facing unique individual challenges to become carbon neutral by 2050.

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  • Botley coding robot

    Simple ways to make teaching coding fun

    09 August 2021 By Learning Resources®

    In this blog, Learning Resources UK list some simple, fun ideas for teaching coding concepts.

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  • Firefighter PPE

    Decontamination – Firefighter control measures

    09 August 2021 By Laura Megson - Category Buyer for Emergency Services at YPO

    Firefighters are exposed to many challenging situations and working environments with the potential to have long-term effects on their health.

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  • Children learning outdoors

    10 ideas to take learning outdoors on a budget

    21 July 2021 By Justine Lee, Communications and Fundraising Manager at Council for Learning Outside the Classroom

    Taking your learning outside the classroom is an easy way to motivate your class, engage them with a subject and help them be more active. It can help you achieve school priorities while also making learning fun and positively impact behaviour, learning, and attainment. But it can be hard knowing where or how to get started. Here are 10 cost-effective ways to take learning beyond the classroom:

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  • James Farrimond

    Meet the Buyer - James Farrimond

    21 July 2021 By James Farrimond - Category Buyer for Fleet at YPO

    James has recently joined YPO in June 2021 as the new Category Buyer for Fleet in the procurement services team.

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