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Delivering on our standards

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities The drive to professionalise the Facilities Management profession is one I have long been a strong advocate for. The current appetite for strong ethical and responsible business practices can only enhance and ...

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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 ...

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Don’t let the levy break

The FM sector has a lot to gain from the Apprenticeship Levy, but a troubled first year hasn’t given the industry confidence it will achieve its ambitious aspirations. It’s not too late though, and a series of simple changes would ...

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UK Security Expo announce new 1-day conference to focus on counter terrorism advice for FMs, supported by BIFM

Counter Terrorism for Buildings & Facilities Management Conference, 29 November, London Olympia Businesses across the west are facing a prolonged period of terrorist threat but many FMs are not given the help they need to evaluate the risks to their ...

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Outside the box

Sara Bean reports from i-FM’s Workplace Futures conference which took place on the 7th February at The Crystal in London’s Royal Victoria Docks This year’s conference which was ably chaired by FM Guru Martin Pickard had as its theme Challenging ...

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You’re hired

When people think about apprenticeships the first thing that comes to mind is usually young people, just out of school or college taking their first steps toward learning a trade. Whilst that is often the case there are now plenty ...

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All wrapped up for winter

Good preparation is key to success, especially where risk is involved. Former US Senator Mark Udall commented: “You don’t climb mountains without a team, you don’t climb mountains without being fit, you don’t climb mountains without being prepared and you ...

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Crown FM

Niall McClure, MD of G4S Facilities Management’s Offshore Islands; and deputy chairman of the BIFM Channel Islands branch, describes the unique challenges of providing FM services for the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man You might not be familiar ...

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The Redemption Game

The question of what happens to people once they are released from prison is an age old one, but has rarely been more prevalent or newsworthy. Footballer (or should that be former footballer?) Ched Evans has been unable to return ...

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