Objectives – Compile a report on the facilities management and maintenance opportunities that exist within the Local Authority and Local Government marketplace.
Methodology – Gather information on the Local Authority, other local Government organisations, etc, through directories, listings, web sites, trade sources etc. Review any further existing research data on the authority. Collate relevant details and review for key characteristics, ranges and features. Interviews with Local Authorities, local Government Departments etc. using mixed formal interviews / informal discussions, to gather information on FM services, scope / scale of contracts, termination dates, attitudes to FM etc.
Outcome – Report and listing identifying organisations with the greatest propensity to consider integrated FM contracts, also outlines of contract types, tenders, frameworks etc by different authority. Client used this as a basis for developing their penetration plans to provide FM services into this sector.