Home / Trade Association

Trade Association

Majority of councils are breaching rules on payment

Six months on from the collapse of Carillion, new data obtained by the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) and the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has revealed that almost nine in 10 (89 per cent) local authorities are not monitoring if their supply ...

Read More »

BSA joins the BCC as new Council Member

The British Cleaning Council (BCC), which represents over 20 national trade and membership associations linked to the UK’s cleaning, hygiene and waste management sectors has welcomed the Business Services Association (BSA), the industry body for the UK’s business services sector  as ...

Read More »

RICS joins organisations from around the world to address fire safety standards

RICS has joined more than 30 organisations from around the world to develop landmark industry standards to address fire safety in buildings. The group, known as the International Fire Safety Standards (IFSS) Coalition, was launched at the United Nations in ...

Read More »

RICS conference discusses dealing with the risky business of FM  

In the wake of recent high-profile developments and continuing trends such as the impact of digital technology, this one-day conference – held last month in London and in partnership with IFMA – addressed the key risks faced by the sector. ...

Read More »

IFMA names class of 2018-19

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has announced its member-elected executive committee (EC) and new appointees of its global board of directors for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The beginning of IFMA’s 2018-19 fiscal year (July 1) marked the first day ...

Read More »

BIFM publishes IoT guidance for FM

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has issued a new guidance which looks at the impact of technology in transforming the FM function, and more specifically the Internet of Things (IoT), and ways in which it can contribute to ...

Read More »

FM Clinic: Debate on BIFM’s proposed rebrand and application for chartered body status

The BIFM has proposed to change its name to the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) and begin the process of attaining chartered body status. What could the removal of the word British and the reference to Workplace in ...

Read More »

IFMA approves move for a regional chapter within the UK

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has approved a petition for the formation of a regional chapter within the UK. The new chapter will offer FM professionals direct localised support that taps into the global industry in ways not currently ...

Read More »

Industry leaders urge reform following Carillion losses

The Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) and the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) – two leading trade associations representing engineering services contractors, have joined forces in an industry delegation with Peter Aldous MP to petition Number 10 for urgent reform to ...

Read More »

Delegates at BIFM London Conference discuss name change and Chartered plans

The recent announcement that the BIFM is proposing to change its name to the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) and begin the process of attaining chartered body status was still being absorbed by delegates at the BIFM London ...

Read More »