“My mantra is we want to create an environment where the easiest way of purchasing is actually the right way,” says Kevin Wing, group purchasing manager at Calor Gas.
The British Institute of Facilities Management said procurement teams need to work in partnership with FM and other departments to ensure staff are using the processes they have set out.
“When we see one of the RAF’s elite pilots take to the air in a Typhoon, it is the collective achievement of thousands of people across the country whose day-to-day jobs make it happen," said Chris Boardman, managing director of Military Air and Information at BAE Systems.
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