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Asset Skills, FMA and CSSA Merger - Final Part of Jigsaw is Confirmed

28 November 2013 | Updated 01 January 1970

The board of Asset Skills has just voted in favour of the proposed merger with the Facilities Management Association (FMA) and the Cleaning and Support Services Association (CSSA). The new organisation will be a membership body which educates, represents and supports service providers - and service users  - whose views, says Sarah Bentley, Chief Executive of Asset Skills, will be an integral part.

Bentley, who is expected to have a similar role in the new set-up continued: “The merger now has formal approval. This means that we can forge ahead with our exciting plans. The merger is just the start of a vision for the future of representation in the industry and consolidation will not end with these three organisations.

”We still have a long way to go, but this is a major milestone which is worth celebrating.”


About Asset Skills

Asset Skills is the employer-led skills body for facilities management, housing, property, planning, cleaning and parking. It ensures apprenticeships and training are meeting the needs of people and businesses in these industries, with its work shaped by leading employers across the UK.

Watch the Sarah Bentley interview (recorded prior to the official members’ vote)

Article written by Brian Shillibeer | Published 28 November 2013


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