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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.

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The 2015 BIFM Awards finalists have been announced.
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The BIFM Awards ceremony takes place 12 October 2015.
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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

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Training Facilities Management Professionals for over 20 years

Overview of Compliance and Standards - 1 Day, 6 October 2015

"Essential knowledge for all operational FMs"
Please also see BIFM Training's range of specialist courses as referenced*
This course provides a concise introduction and overview of some of the essential statutory and mandatory responsibilities that FMs need to understand and manage.  It will enable delegates to understand the areas they are responsible for and the legal requirements, and will provide them with sufficient knowledge to develop their own compliance checklist for their workplace.

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Security Management – 2 Days, 7 -8  October 2015

‘‘Safeguarding overall business operations’’
With a comprehensive overview of all aspects of security management this course will provide you with detailed information and advice on how security issues and potential threats to your workplace can be managed proactively to effectively safeguard your business operations. A practical security survey exercise and related workshops underpin the practical nature of this course.

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