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FM Clinic: ISO 41011:2017 Facility management standard

The new ISO 41011:2017 Facility management standard is designed to ensure FM is viewed as a strategically important discipline in the management, operation and maintenance of the workplace. It was recently adopted formally by the BIFM; while IFMA and RICS ...

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Career Ladder talks to the FM for Loughborough University London

Q: What was your first ever job? My first ever job was a free paper round that I did with my brothers to save up for a Super Nintendo console. After that, I did a morning paper round, whilst also working ...

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Long-awaited tuition solution for FM professionals and learners

At last, the industry welcomes tuition books written on a topic-by-topic basis for each of three management levels. Gone are the days where you had to pay a sizeable sum and hope you got a book that covered what you ...

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FM Clinic: Taking the heat out of summer

Some recent reports suggest that those employees who are in the office over the summer don’t think that employers support them enough through the summer months, from providing better air conditioning when it’s hot to holding summer events. What can ...

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Farnek expands residential portfolio in Abu Dhabi

UAE-based total facilities management company, Farnek, has been awarded a one-year FM contract for the upmarket Al Rabiah development in Khalifa City A. Managed by First Gulf Properties, the compound encompasses 62 high end residential villa units and will include ...

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Skanska pilots new FM data technology

Skanska has trialled new technology which looks to provide building managers with timely and accurate information about how a building is used, together with a range of environmental information. Developed by Spaceti, the technology brings together location-based sensors, a mobile ...

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Career Ladder talks to the FM director at ACS Facilities

Q: What was your first ever job? Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Apprentice. Well technically it was fine, culturally I think they weren’t quite ready for me in 1992, with that said it certainly made me stronger. Q: What was your first job ...

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First wave of training courses to be delivered by the BIFM Academy are unveiled

This autumn will see the BIFM Academy commence its first wave of training courses which will be made available to FM professionals both face-to-face and online. The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) released the dates as it nears the ...

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BIFM Ireland Summit returns to Belfast

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Ireland FM Summit will return to Belfast on 17 November 2017, where FM professionals will gather at the newly refurbished National Football Stadium at Windsor Park. Now in its 21st year The BIFM Ireland ...

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Pushing the boundaries

One of the key themes to emerge from RICS strategic FM conference held in June, was the institute’s aim to help redefine the boundaries of the discipline, from conversations about cost to those of value creation – helping to define ...

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