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New IFMA research advisory committee focuses on the future of FM

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has created a new Research Advisory Committee to help reshape the built environment through a future-oriented research agenda. This international panel of multidisciplinary subject matter experts will reshape the built environment to improve both ...

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IWFM AGM determinedly upbeat despite membership concerns

Outgoing chair Martin G Bell admitted there has been a fall in membership numbers to around 12,000 during the Institute for Workplace and Facilities Management AGM which was held on Thursday. He also added that: “much needs to be done ...

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ABM relaunches Junior Engineering Engagement Programme

ABM UK has launched year four of its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme (J.E.E.P.) following a year-long postponement caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The J.E.E.P aims to tackle misperceptions of the facilities management industry amongst young people and their parents and ...

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BESA backs union’s calls for urgent action over ventilation in schools

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has put its weight behind a call from six trade unions to take urgent action over ventilation in schools. In a letter to the Education Secretary, the unions have warned that there will be ...

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Willmott Dixon to deliver £9m Broadland Food Innovation Centre

Willmott Dixon has been appointed to deliver the £9.1m Broadland Food Innovation Centre, a joint partnership between Broadland District Council and the New Anglia LEP. The new centre will be at the heart of the Food Enterprise Park outside Norwich ...

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Shift to hybrid working fuelling surge in IWG franchise partnerships

A shift to hybrid working due to the impact of Covid-19 has seen franchise partnerships rise by 350 per cent in the first half of this year, according to flexible offices business IWG. It’s recorded a 350 per cent rise ...

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Think green go lean

Kiran Kachela, the Founder of Continuous Improvement Projects explains the company’s ‘Think green, go Lean!’ approach to sustainability in FM At CI Projects, we have been paying close attention to the Circular Economy and embracing sustainability in our fight against ...

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HFD Offices is first to achieve new global standard for FM

The serviced offices arm of HFD Group – Scotland’s leading commercial property and investment company – has become the first organisation in the UK to achieve a new global standard for facilities management. Awarded by the British Standards Institution (BSI), ...

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Two thirds of employers considering pay cuts for staff who choose to work from home

More than two-thirds (68 per cent) of British businesses are contemplating pay cuts for staff who opt to work from home, suggests a new survey by HR software provider CIPHR. This is despite the fact that over half (53 per ...

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PropTech giant MRI Software acquires FSI to bolster FM portfolio

FSI, the UK-based provider of enterprise-class facilities management (FM) software solutions has been acquired by MRI Software, the global provider of real estate software.  The addition of FSI’s cloud-based platform bolsters the PropTech leader’s overall solution portfolio and enhances the ...

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