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BCC expresses concern over proposed post-Brexit immigration rules

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has said it is “very worried and concerned” about the “huge” possible impact of Government proposals to introduce an “Australian-style points-based” immigration system from 2021. The BCC, which is the industry body for the cleaning ...

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Our standards. Your guarantee.

CHSA’s Accreditation Schemes guarantee standards in the cleaning and hygiene sector Buyers of cleaning and hygiene products can be certain they get what they pay for thanks to the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) Accreditation Schemes. The Schemes cover ...

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Do FM suppliers need a facilities management trade association to represent the sector?

  With the establishment of a UK IFMA chapter, FMs can now choose from three professional bodies; RICS, IFMA and IWFM to help them develop their skills and enhance their careers. However, with all the negativity around outsourcing which has ...

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Professionalising FM

There are a series of clear career pathways to professional development in facilities management available from RICS/IFMA, explains Paul Bagust, Global Property Standards Director, RICS The IFMA-RICS collaboration was established in 2016 to advance standards and professionalism in FM worldwide. ...

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Take a chance

The theme of this year’s RICS Strategic Facility Management Conference in partnership with IFMA, was FM: A risky business? One of the biggest lessons to come out of the Carillion collapse was the necessity for the FM sector to mitigate ...

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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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