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Changing times

Even as we enter the third decade of this century, facilities management remains a male-dominated profession. Recent research from i-FM revealed that half of FM businesses in the UK have no female representation at all at board level, while a ...

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Women in FM

Google changed its search logo for the day in order to honour the occasion, the USA designated the whole of March “women’s history month,” and, closer to home the WIFM group hosted their own celebration. What better time to examine the ...

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WIFM Report

Excitement for the Women in FM (WIFM) Annual Conference started long before the day itself, and thanks to the huge buzz created on social media, we were trending at number 6 in the UK on Twitter by 10.04 – Women ...

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Women on top form

This year’s Women in FM ‘Your journey’ conference at the glamorous ITV studios in London’s South Bank raised the bar with some excellent inspirational talks from key speakers Claire Smith, Stella Creasy and Anne Lennox-Smith In the morning session, outgoing ...

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MITIE named Times Top 50 Employer for Women for third year running

  Facilities management firm, MITIE has received continued recognition for leading the way in gender equality in the workplace – and today has been named one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women, for the third consecutive year. The Top 50 ...

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MITIE’s CEO makes BBC Women’s Hour Power List

MITIE’s CEO, Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE has been named on the BBC’s inaugural Woman’s Hour Power List – a list highlighting the achievements of 100 women in positions of power working in a broad range of industries, from politics, business and ...

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A woman’s touch

In November, speakers from all walks of life came together to inspire a room full of women and men at the inaugural Women in FM Conference at Channel 4’s headquarters in London. Simon Iatrou reports. Women In FM, or WiFM ...

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Chairman of the board

This year Ismena Clout became the youngest ever chairman of the British Institute of Facilities Management, and has breathed new life into the organisation. Simon Iatrou sat down with her to discover why she is becoming an inspiration to so ...

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Liz Kentish introduces FMJ’s WomenFM supplement

Many years ago I went to an event for people working in facilities management. I peered through the door’s glass panel and saw a room full of men in dark suits. It’s always difficult to walk into a room where ...

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Corporate sustainability performance enhanced by female board directors

New research has indicated that the number of women on a corporate board correlates with a firm’s sustainability performance. The study found that companies with one or more women on their boards are significantly more likely to have improved sustainability ...

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