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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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BIFM acts on fire safety accreditation

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has announced plans to develop a new certified accreditation and a suite of training for facilities managers in charge of life safety in buildings. Responding to Building a Safer Future, the final report ...

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ThinkFM: McGregor-Smith calls for an effective industry voice

One of the most interesting proposals at this week’s ThinkFM event, the annual BIFM conference, was that of one of the sector’s biggest names, Ruby Mcgregor-Smith, now a Senior Advisor at MACE. In a discussion on how outsourcing and FM ...

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ThinkFM to tackle key issues facing the industry over the next two years

The full programme for ThinkFM, taking place in London on 1 May, is now live on the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) website. Packed with alerts, insights and suggestions to help FMs prepare themselves and their organisations for the next two ...

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BIFM publishes UK FM Business Confidence Monitor

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has launched its fourth UK Facilities Management Business Confidence Monitor (BCM), which offers a unique insight into buoyancy across the FM industry and insight into current thinking and attitudes at the heart of ...

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BIFM launches discussion on FM compliance

As part of a campaign to provide greater clarity around the issue of compliance within the built environment, the British Institute of Facilities Management has launched a Leaders’ Forum discussion paper on FM compliance. Service providers and clients are often unsure how to ...

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BIFM proposes name change to Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM)

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has today (1 March) announced its intention to change its name to the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM), which it says, will help the institute embrace ‘workplace’ as a key differentiator ...

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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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BIFM issues statement regarding Carillion

Following the news that Carillion has gone into liquidation the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has issued the following statement. BIFM Statement The news that Carillion has ceased trading is both sad and shocking. The clear priority is to ...

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Chris Moriarty completes new BIFM leadership team

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has announced the appointment of Chris Moriarty as Director of Insight. The appointment completes CEO Linda Hausmanis’s plan to strengthen her leadership team at BIFM following the appointment of Jaqueline Balian as Commercial ...

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