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BIFM boosts senior management team with commercial director appointment

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Jacqueline Balian as Commercial Director. Balian will work alongside BIFM’s CEO, Linda Hausmanis, to help define the organisation’s future strategic direction to address new ...

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Mergers and acquisitions within the FM sector

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There has been an increase in merger and acquisition activity within the FM services sector over recent years; which according to analysts is set to continue. What are the benefits to customers, clients and the services providers themselves of this ...

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How to make FM the career of choice

Blog from C-J Green, Group Chief People Officer, Servest Many young people have been heading off to university this Autumn, only some of whom know what they want to do for a career after finishing their academic studies. Too few ...

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Career Ladder talks to head of facilities EMEA – Google

Q: What was your first ever job? My first job after college involved working for a car company that provided leasing plans to companies. The majority of my college class went on to work in Property Agencies or Surveying roles but ...

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OCS welcomes apprenticeship levy

Despite evidence suggesting that employers are struggling to recruit staff with the right skills, recent research has revealed that only one in three (32%) of UK businesses that qualify for the government funded apprenticeship levy are taking advantage of it ...

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FM Clinic: ISO 41011:2017 Facility management standard

The new ISO 41011:2017 Facility management standard is designed to ensure FM is viewed as a strategically important discipline in the management, operation and maintenance of the workplace. It was recently adopted formally by the BIFM; while IFMA and RICS ...

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Career Ladder talks to the FM for Loughborough University London

Q: What was your first ever job? My first ever job was a free paper round that I did with my brothers to save up for a Super Nintendo console. After that, I did a morning paper round, whilst also working ...

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Long-awaited tuition solution for FM professionals and learners

At last, the industry welcomes tuition books written on a topic-by-topic basis for each of three management levels. Gone are the days where you had to pay a sizeable sum and hope you got a book that covered what you ...

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FM Clinic: Taking the heat out of summer

Some recent reports suggest that those employees who are in the office over the summer don’t think that employers support them enough through the summer months, from providing better air conditioning when it’s hot to holding summer events. What can ...

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Farnek expands residential portfolio in Abu Dhabi

UAE-based total facilities management company, Farnek, has been awarded a one-year FM contract for the upmarket Al Rabiah development in Khalifa City A. Managed by First Gulf Properties, the compound encompasses 62 high end residential villa units and will include ...

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