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European FM Provider report launched to improve market transparency

The current pandemic has brought the importance of facility management into the spotlight, as organisations around the globe reassess their real estate requirements. Within this climate, Drees & Sommer in collaboration with RICS has launched the first ever European FM ...

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RICS launches global Procurement of Facilities Management Code of Practice

Aimed at both public and private sector property professionals involved in an FM procurement process either within their territory, region or globally, the new global industry code sets out high-level steps to bring transparency and consistency. According to RICS, clients ...

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RICS announces wave of redundancies in response to the impact of Covid

Around 150 -170 RICS employees are at risk of redundancy Sean Tompkins, RICS Chief Executive Officer has announced. He said the decision followed: “An extensive review of the way RICS operates in order to chart a new way forward that ...

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Career Ladder talks to Sophie Sibley, environment and energy data analyst at SPIE UK

Q: How did you progress through the profession to your current role? I actually started out at SPIE in a temp role after I finished University. During that period, I made sure I spoke with various people in the organisation ...

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Leesman & RICS-IFMA launch joint Covid-19 response group

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) collaboration is to throw its weight behind an emergency initiative by workplace assessment specialist Leesman, building a global pan-industry response group to the threat posed to ...

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A call to arms

The RICS Integrated Property Services Conference 2019, which took place in London on 1 July, focused on how to build trust in the facilities management profession With a change in name from ‘Strategic FM Conference’ to ‘Integrated Property Services Conference’, ...

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Professionalising FM

There are a series of clear career pathways to professional development in facilities management available from RICS/IFMA, explains Paul Bagust, Global Property Standards Director, RICS The IFMA-RICS collaboration was established in 2016 to advance standards and professionalism in FM worldwide. ...

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What’s in a name?

FMJ recently held a RICS-IFMA debate at the RICS HQ in Parliament Square, London, where panel members debated how FM should be redefined for the 21st century It’s been well documented that there are many challenges affecting the FM sector. ...

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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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World Workplace Europe

IFMA-RICS World Workplace Europe, which took place in Barcelona this year had as its theme: A People Business in the Digital World In the run up to IFMA-RICS World Workplace Europe, there was a lot of snap, crackle and perhaps ...

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