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BIFM makes big switch to IWFM with a new ten point plan

The BIFM made the official change to the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) yesterday evening by unveiling its new branding alongside the announcement of a ten-point plan for becoming a modern professional body. This completed a speedy transition ...

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BIFM begins its transition to IWFM

Yesterday marked the official and legal border between the British Institute of Facilities Management’s (BIFM) old and new body as it begins transitioning to the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) across the week. The Institute has been working ...

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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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BIFM serves up revised guidance on catering contracts

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has published a revised edition of its Good Practice Guide on Procuring and Managing Catering Contracts. The practical, stage-by-stage guidance provides a detailed background on the catering services contract market and then navigates those ...

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BIFM calls on b2b partnerships for commercial strategy support

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has entered into a two-year deal with specialist business and market development agency, b2b partnerships Ltd (b2b). The partnership has been secured as BIFM prepares the ground work for its 2019 research programme ...

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BIFM Sustainability in FM survey is now open

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has launched its 12th annual Sustainability in FM Survey. Led by the BIFM Sustainability Special Interest Group (SIG),  the survey, which is now in its 12th year, provides invaluable information about what aspects ...

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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 ...

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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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