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JLL invests in its people assets by bringing BIFM training in-house

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has joined the growing list of facilities management (FM) employers offering staff the opportunity to upskill and become BIFM qualified in-house, by becoming the first property and asset management agent to become a BIFM Recognised Centre. BIFM ...

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Proposed changes to TUPE rules should cut red tape for business

Employers and staff in a business which is changing owner should find the process of the transfer easier, fairer and more effective through reforms announced this week by Employment Relations Minister Jo Swinson. When a business changes owner, its employees ...

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Industry calls for skills and training to be more focused on employers’ needs

A report detailing how firms are struggling to find employees with the skills to fit their respective profession and calling for profession-targeted qualifications, has prompted agreement from the British Institue of Facilities Management. The recent survey for the Confederation of British Industry and education ...

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Facilities management sector pledges 10,000 apprenticeships

The crucial role the government believes apprenticeships will have in revitalising the economy and jobs market was emphasised today (1 May) by the Facilities Management (FM) sector who have pledged 10,020 apprenticeships and 11,192 work inspiration placements by 2015 at ...

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Living Wage campaign could affect how FMs procure

One in five workers in the UK – some 4.82 million people – are paid less than the ‘Living Wage’. Of these, 70% of cleaners (440,000) and 75% of kitchen and catering assistants (340,000) – are estimated to fall into ...

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New website helps employers build on Olympic cycling to work impetus

New survey shows 52 per cent of people motivated to cycle as a direct result of Olympics Transport for London (TfL), Business in the Community, British Cycling and the key Cycle to Work Scheme providers have come together to embrace ...

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