Access & inclusion

News

20 Sep 2017 BIFM to partner UK Construction Week 2017 for a second year
BIFM is once again partnering UK Construction Week, the UKís largest gathering of construction professionals which is taking place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham between 10th and 12th October 2017.
12 Sep 2017 City Guild Award Scheme Seeks Young FM Star
One of the City of Londonís most historic livery companies is seeking the help of BIFM members as it gathers nominations for a young facilities manager award.
24 May 2017 BIFM pledges its support of disabled people within the workplace by becoming a Disability Confident Committed Employer
BIFM has become a Disability Confident Committed Employer to demonstrate its support of developing good practice around the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees.
12 Mar 2015 Groups are honoured for life-changing work at House of Commons ceremony
Organisations that have helped transform the lives of disabled people have been recognised at the Accessible Britain Challenge Awards 2015
20 Feb 2015 Accessible Britain Challenge Awards 2015 shortlist announced
Disabled people across the UK are benefitting from the work of 20 organisations shortlisted for DWP's Accessible Britain Challenge Awards.

Articles

13 May 2008 Hear here!
Of the estimated nine million people in the UK who are deaf (a general term that covers any level of hearing loss) only a fraction use sign language.

Documents

  Type   Date Title
pdf icon Press releases
May-17
BIFM pledges its support of disabled people within the workplace by becoming a Disability Confident Committed Employer
The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has become a Disability Confident Committed Employer to demonstrate its support of developing good practice around the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees.
pdf icon Presentations and Papers
Apr-16
April 2016 Event - Inclusive Access, Disability & The Equality Act
Slide presentation from our April 2016 Event protected
docx icon Press releases
Dec-13
BIFM signs up to improve accessibility for 12 million disabled people
BIFM is one of six leading professional institutes that have signed up to a new government backed education project to promote accessibility in the built environment, announced yesterday as part of the International Day of Disabled People.
docx icon Press releases
Sep-13
BIFM releases guidance on facilities managementís role in accessibility and the Equality Act
The Inclusive Access, Disability and the Equality Act GPG, is the latest launch in a series of new and improved guides to support standards and professionalism in facilities management (FM).
pdf icon Guides & Briefings
Sep-13
Inclusive Access, Disability and the Equality Act - Plain Text GPG
Plain text version of the Inclusive Access, Disability and the Equality Act GPG to support those with a visual impairment. protected

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