FM matchmaking

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Magenta’s Cathy Hayward looks back at FM Inspired, an annual meet-the-buyers event for the facilities sector that never fails to deliver a strong content programme.   If you’ve ever been speed-dating, you’ll know that it’s revolutionised the dating experience. Instead of spending an evening meeting one potential partner – which can be an excruciating experience if you don’t get on …

The future delivery of public services

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Interesting to hear the government lay down the gauntlet to facilities management service providers on Monday at the annual Business Services Association lecture. Francis Maude MP, minister for the Cabinet Office, warned them that large businesses might no longer be the chosen way forward for government outsourcing. To improve the value proposition for the delivery of public services, he wants …