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Whether you are new to facilities management, considering it as a possible career or widening your role from related areas such as cleaning or security, BIFM is the place to start. Get professional recognition and access to networking opportunities and knowledge resources in addition to many other advantages.

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Facilities management is one of the fastest growing professions in the UK. Facilities managers are responsible for many of the buildings and services which support businesses and other types of organisation.

Whether you are just starting out in facilities management or are responsible for managing the facilities for numerous sites, the BIFM has something for everyone. Find out more by following the links below.

> Learn more about facilities management
> Find out what the job entails
> FM Professional Standards
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> Learn more about BIFM Qualifications in FM
> Learn more about BIFM Training


New FM Glossary

BIFM has launched its latest educational tool to help members and the wider sector learn more about the world of facilities management.

The FM glossary includes standard facilities management terms that don't change that much and new ones that evolve based on what is happening within the FM industry.

> Download the FM Glossary here




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Focus: The Living Wage - and FM providers' Bottom Line
The Living Wage is front of mind for many at the moment, but what is its potential impact on FM service providers? Graeme Davies reports....
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FM World

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  • FM World is the fortnightly magazine of the BIFM. Each issue carries news from the Institute as well as industry news, features, interviews, case studies and comment plus the largest jobs section of any facilities management title.

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BIFM webcasts

Don't leave your career to chance
Training Facilities Managers for over 20 years

Managing Relocation, Fit Out & Move, 2 Days, 10-11 February 2015
This course will provide you with the knowledge and techniques to project-manage relocations including fit-outs and moves whilst meeting deadlines and budgets as well as satisfying end-users. The course has been designed so that non-FM members of the organisation who may be involved in the Relocation process will also benefit from attending.
Click here to find out more about the course

How to Procure a Fit-Out for FMs, 1  Day, 12 February 2015
This course will help you understand the differences when procuring a fit-out contractor. Whether you are relocating your office or making effective changes to the way your office works, there are several ways in which you can procure the fit-out. Our programme will help guide you through the maze to ensure you choose the right partner and the right contract type for your business and your project. 
Click here to find out more about the course

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