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Aug-17

Survey shows that eighty-three per cent of FM professionals believe BIM will support the delivery of facilities management

Building Information Modelling (BIM) has the potential to deliver significant benefits to the facilities management industry, according to the results of a new survey published today [10 August] by The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM)

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Jul-17

Finalists revealed in the 17th annual BIFM Awards

The 48 finalists in this year’s BIFM Awards have been revealed.

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Jul-17

BIFM welcomes the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has welcomed the publication of Good Work: The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices, and its ambition that all work in the UK economy should be fair and decent with realistic scope for development.

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Jul-17

BIFM unveils interactive FM Professional Standards Wheel

Understanding how the FM Professional Standards can help you excel in your facilities management career is now even easier thanks to a new interactive resource unveiled by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM).

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Jul-17

BIFM launches 11th annual Sustainability Survey

The 11th annual Sustainability Survey conducted by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is now open.

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Jul-17

Professional qualifications in facilities management celebrated at second annual BIFM Achievement Ceremony

The importance of learning and professional development was celebrated at The British Institute of Facilities Management’s (BIFM) second annual Achievement Ceremony for individuals who have gained a BIFM qualification in facilities management (FM).

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Jul-17

BIFM awards four Honorary Fellowships at Annual General Meeting

Honorary Fellowships have been conferred upon four members of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) in recognition of their significant and distinguished service to the facilities management (FM) profession.

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Jun-17

BIFM calls for nominations to its Board committees

A recruitment drive has been launched by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) to fill a number of roles on its three Board committees.

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Jun-17

BIFM sets out its strategic priorities for the FM sector following General Election

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has today set out its strategic priorities for the facilities management (FM) sector following last week’s General Election.

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Jun-17

The impact of Brexit on FM sector discussed by senior business leaders

The impact of Brexit on the UK facilities management sector, which is estimated to be worth £120 billion, is the key theme of the latest FM Leaders Forum to be released by BIFM, in a discussion initiated and and guided by the Institute’s ISIG.

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Jun-17

BIFM Facilities Management Careers Zone returns to the Facilities Show

BIFM Facilities Management Careers Zone returns to the Facilities Show

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Jun-17

Level 4 and 6 Apprenticeships Approved

Level 4 and 6 Apprenticeships Approved

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Jun-17

BIFM issues revised guidance on space planning and management

BIFM issues revised guidance on space planning and management

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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.

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May-17

BIFM reviews the impact of the political party manifestos on the FM industry

With just over three weeks to go until polling day, BIFM has been reviewing the manifestos of the three major political parties to identify the election promises which may impact on the future of the FM industry.

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May-17

BIFM launches third annual Facilities Management Business Confidence Monitor for the Middle East

The initial phase of the third annual Facilities Management Business Confidence Monitor 2017 for the Middle East has today (18 May) been launched by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM).

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May-17

BIFM launches new direct route to Fellowship to recognise FM’s most experienced and influential professionals

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is rolling out a new direct route to Fellowship of the Institute to encourage the profession’s most accomplished professionals to apply for this prestigious grade of membership.

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May-17

Investigation indicates facilities management sector could contribute up to eight per cent of UK GDP

The value of the facilities management sector to the UK economy has been highlighted in a special report released to coincide with World FM Day.

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May-17

BIFM to fly the flag for facilities management on World FM Day

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) will be flying the flag for facilities management when it helps lead the celebrations for World FM Day on Wednesday 17 May.

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Apr-17

BIFM publishes new guidance for FMs managing the transition to agile working

New guidance to help facilities managers manage the transition to agile working within their organisation has today been published by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM).

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Apr-17

World FM Day broadcast to provide 2017 snapshot of FM worldwide

In celebration of next month’s World FM Day on 17 May, the British Institute of Facilities Management’s (BIFM) official magazine FM World is running a 60-minute live audio broadcast from its London offices.

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Mar-17

New technology working group to be developed by BIFM

FM professionals with an interest in how technology and innovation will continue to influence the way facilities management is delivered are being invited to contribute to the debate by joining a new working group being formed by BIFM.

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Mar-17

People analytics expert Ben Waber and former Tomorrow’s World presenter Maggie Philbin OBE to appear at ThinkFM

Ben Waber, a globally-recognised expert in people analytics, collaboration and wearable technology, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at this year’s ThinkFM conference to be hosted by former Tomorrow’s World presenter Maggie Philbin OBE.

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Mar-17

BIFM highlights Employer’s Information Requirements as part of new guidance for FMs working on BIM projects

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has today (Thursday) published a new guide for facilities management professionals working with clients on BIM construction projects.

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Mar-17

New guide to managing cross-border facilities management delivery published by BIFM

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has today (Wednesday) published a new Good Practice Guide exploring the growing trend for organisations to manage and procure facilities management services at a continental or global level.

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Mar-17

BIFM launches supporters’ pack to help FM professionals mark World FM Day

A supporters’ pack with ideas and advice to help those working within facilities management mark World FM Day is now available to download from the BIFM website.

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Mar-17

UK facilities management sector shows cautious optimism despite uncertainty

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), the professional body for facilities management, has today launched the findings from its Facilities Management Business Confidence Monitor 2017, in partnership with i-FM and Barclays.

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Feb-17

BIFM publishes Good Practice Guide to The Role of FM in BIM Projects

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has today published a new Good Practice Guide to help facilities management professionals involved in construction and refurbishment projects understand Building Information Modelling (BIM).

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Feb-17

BIFM incorporates Building Information Modelling into FM Professional Standards

BIFM, the professional body for facilities management, has incorporated Building Information Modelling (BIM) into the Facilities Management (FM) Professional Standards to reflect the growing impact it has on the working practices of FM professionals.

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Jan-17

BIFM seeks pioneering facilities management for 2017 industry Awards

BIFM, the professional body for facilities management, has today opened entries for the industry-leading British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Awards 2017.

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Jan-17

BIFM publishes second edition of its Good Practice Guide to Recycling and Waste Management

A newly revised Good Practice Guide exploring the key drivers and principles behind recycling and waste management best practice has been published by BIFM.

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Jan-17

Views sought on proposed FM Manager (Level 4) Apprenticeship

Stakeholders across the facilities management (FM) industry are being urged to take part in a consultation on a new FM Manager (Level 4) Apprenticeship Standard.

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Jan-17

'FM in a Connected World': 2017 ThinkFM conference to explore how technology is impacting Facilities Management

ThinkFM, the annual conference from the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), returns for a seventh year on 8 June 2017 - and bookings are now open.

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Jan-17

Global FM announces date for World FM Day 2017

Global FM, the alliance for facilities management (FM) associations worldwide, has announced 17 May 2017 as the date for the next World FM Day.

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Dec-16

2017 UK FM Business Confidence Monitor launched to understand prospects for the facilities management sector

Leaders from the facilities management sector are being urged to share their views on the state of the sector following the launch of the British Institute of Facilities Management's (BIFM) third annual UK FM Business Confidence Monitor.

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Nov-16

Findings from the Business Confidence Monitor Nigeria 2016/17 released

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) and BIFM Nigeria, together with BusinessDay, have today published the findings from the Facilities Management Business Confidence Monitor 2016/17 Nigeria.

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Oct-16

The winners of the BIFM Awards 2016 revealed

Celebratory evening announced winners as the very best in FM

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Oct-16

BIFM Announce Change in BIFM Training Delivery

The BIFM and Quadrilect Ltd (QL) have today announced that the current ‘BIFM Training’ joint agreement will come to an end in September 2017.

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Sep-16

10th Annual Sustainability Survey findings published by BIFM

Report highlights emerging themes affecting FM for the 10 years ahead.

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Aug-16

BIFM Awards Awards 2016 finalists are announced

BIFM has announced the finalists in this year’s BIFM Facilities Management Awards.

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Aug-16

New Guidance published by BIFM to support FM professionals collaborate effectively for supply chain management

BIFM has launched a new Guidance note: ‘Collaboration in FM: Integrated Supply Chain Management’ that has been produced by BIFM’s Procurement Special Interest Group.

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Aug-16

BIFM Ireland celebrates 20 years of the FM Summit

BIFM Ireland celebrates 20 years of the FM Summit

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Jul-16

Facilities management gears up for #worldfmday 2016 with BIFM

World FM Day 13 July, week of celebrations 11-15 July

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May-16

Facilities management’s impact on business performance explored at ThinkFM

The positive impact that facilities management (FM) and the workplace can have on organisational productivity will be taking centre stage on Wednesday 18 May, when the annual ThinkFM conference from BIFM takes place, with headline sponsor Sodexo.

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Apr-16

BIFM Careers Zone returns to Facilities Show with facilities management careers programme

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has released the programme and details of what facilities management (FM) professionals can expect from the dedicated ‘Careers Zone’ when it returns to ExCeL as part of Facilities Show from June 21-23.

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Apr-16

BIFM to create shared vision with 10th ‘Sustainability in Facilities Management’ survey

BIFM, the professional body for facilities management, has launched its annual sustainability survey which looks at the way that facilities management (FM) professionals and the businesses they work for are engaging with the sustainability agenda.

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Mar-16

Management level qualifications in facilities management now available via online study with BIFM Direct

BIFM has expanded its online study options for qualifications in facilities management to include the level 4, management level, qualifications.

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Mar-16

Leading industry figures join the BIFM Facilities Management Awards judging team

The BIFM Awards has welcomed three new lead judges who will each spearhead their own respective categories.

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Feb-16

Confidence in FM sector to be measured by BIFM, Barclays and i-FM

BIFM, Barclays and publishers i-FM are once again collaborating on the Facilities Management (FM) Business Confidence Monitor; the barometer, measuring buoyancy across the FM sector which is now open to the sector to take part in and share their views.

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Jan-16

Stage set to showcase outstanding FM through the 2016 BIFM Awards

Today saw the eagerly anticipated launch of the 2016 BIFM Awards, supported by Carillion in a new headline sponsor partnership.

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Jan-16

Sodexo to continue support of ThinkFM conference – which in 2016 focuses on ‘productivity’

The ThinkFM conference, from BIFM, has started 2016 with the first of many new announcements for its ‘ThinkFM: Think Productivity’ business symposium which takes place on 18 May.

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Dec-15

ThinkFM: Think Productivity - Conference to explore facilities management’s role in productivity

The ThinkFM conference, from BIFM, has opened for bookings and will return on 18 May 2016. Now in its sixth year the conference theme can now be revealed: ‘ThinkFM: Think Productivity’.

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Nov-15

BIFM announces search for new chief executive

BIFM today confirmed that it has begun the search for a new Chief Executive.

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Nov-15

Severe winter weather guidance published by BIFM to support FM professionals with business risk and continuity

BIFM has launched a Good Practice Guide to Winter Maintenance. This latest guide in the Good Practice Guide series has been published in partnership with GRITIT.

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Nov-15

BIFM opens up online study option for level 2 and 3 FM qualifications


BIFM has announced that its Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications are now open to study directly with the Institute through an online learning and assessment platform, BIFM Direct.

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Oct-15

BIFM Awards 2015 winners revealed

Winners have been announced in the BIFM Awards. As the industry leading awards, the BIFM Awards, with headline sponsor Carillion, seek out the gold standard across facilities management (FM).

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Sep-15

Carillion in new headline sponsor partnership for 2015 BIFM Awards

BIFM and Carillion announce a new partnership which sees Carillion as Headline Sponsor for the 2015 BIFM Awards.

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Jul-15

BIFM announces new leadership team

Board of Directors asks James Sutton to fulfil the role of CEO following resignation of incumbent Gareth Tancred

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Jun-15

Businesses Facing 'Sustainability Crunch', BIFM Report Says

Lack of formal reporting and acceleration of barriers to sustainability hindering performance. Businesses urged to extend policies to include social sustainability issues.

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Jun-15

The Workplace Conversation Report Released

This report is the result of a three month online conversation launched in February this year whereby professionals from sectors including facilities management, human resources, IT, architecture and workplace productivity joined forces...

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Jun-15

ISO 41000 to be new International Management System Standard for Facilities Management

A new international standard for facilities management has been formally approved to proceed into development by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) following a poll of its 159 member organisations earlier this year.

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Jun-15

JLL win Platinum Award of Excellence in Facilities Management at Global FM Awards

: JLL, a commercial and residential property services company submitted through the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), the professional body for facilities management, has won the highest accolade at the Global FM Awards.

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May-15

UK facilities management sector reports surge in confidence in economic outlook

The UK facilities management (FM) sector is increasingly optimistic about prospects for both the UK economy and growth in FM over the coming year, according to research conducted by the BIFM in partnership with i-FM.net and Barclays.

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Mar-15

NHS Property Services partner with BIFM for professional development and membership for FM employees

NHS Property Services Ltd has announced a new partnership with BIFM, to provide membership and professional development for 1,500 of its FM employees.

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Mar-15

BIFM to create shared vision with 9th ‘Sustainability in FM’ survey

BIFM has launched its annual sustainability survey which looks at the way that facilities management (FM) professionals are engaging with the sustainability agenda.

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Feb-15

BIFM launches facilities management business confidence monitor

BIFM, the leading professional body for facilities management, has today launched its Facilities Management Business Confidence Monitor in partnership with i-fm.net and Barclays.

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Feb-15

BIFM bolsters commitment to international expansion with opening of Dublin office

BIFM has announced that it is building on its current presence in Belfast with the opening of a new office in Dublin.

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Jan-15

BIFM’s ThinkFM goes to the edge

BIFM, the professional body for facilities management, has opened delegate bookings for its ground-breaking conference, ThinkFM.

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Jan-15

BIFM seeks People, Impact & Innovation entries for its top industry awards

BIFM, the professional body for facilities management, announced today that it has now opened entries for its much anticipated, prestigious and industry-leading awards for 2015.

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Nov-14

Mayor of London welcomes initiative to create more inclusive buildings

Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has welcomed a new BIFM standard for improving and maintaining accessibility and inclusion for disabled people in the built environment.

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Nov-14

BIFM and ITN Productions to continue partnership to demonstrate FM’s impact

In a unique communication partnership, BIFM and ITN Productions are producing a news and feature programme capturing the latest innovations and best practice in FM.

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Nov-14

ThinkFM 2015 to address how FM delivers ‘The Competitive Edge’

‘The Competitive Edge: Gaining competitive advantage through the workplace’ has been confirmed as the focus of the 2015 ThinkFM conference.

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Sep-14

Mosanada UGL delivering FM professional excellence with BIFM

Integrated facilities management specialists, Mosanada UGL, has become the latest employer to become accredited to deliver qualifications with BIFM.

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Aug-14

BIFM Awards finalists revealed

With just a few weeks until the BIFM Awards are presented on 13 October, the Institute has announced the list of finalists across 12 categories.

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Jul-14

Confidence in operational data boosts FM’s status

Real time, trustworthy data is most likely to improve an organisation’s ability to deliver on its FM priorities, according to new research from BIFM.

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Jul-14

BIFM’s FM qualifications launched in the Middle East

Leading retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. to establish first BIFM Recognised Centre in region.

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Jun-14

BIFM ‘Facilities Manager of the Year’ awarded Platinum Award of Excellence in FM

The British Institute of Facilities Management’s’ (BIFM) reigning ‘Facilities Manager of the Year’, Deborah Rowland, has officially been presented with her ‘Platinum Award of Excellence in FM’ after her success in the 2014 Global FM Awards.

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Jun-14

Joint IFMA, BIFM, IFMA Foundation Release: 2014 Workplace Strategy Summit 8-10 June

IFMA, BIFM and IFMA Foundation released the following statements in anticipation of the 2014 Workplace Strategy Summit.

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May-14

BIFM announces collaboration with CIPD

At the ThinkFM conference, BIFM announced that it will be collaborating with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

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Apr-14

Bouygues Energies & Services delivering FM professional excellence with BIFM qualifications

Bouygues Energies & Services has become a BIFM Recognised Centre delivering the BIFM qualifications in facilities management in-house for their employees.

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Apr-14

BIFM chairman, Ismena Clout, takes decision to stand down

BIFM has today announced that Ismena Clout has chosen to stand down as BIFM Chairman due to health reasons and Julie Kortens will take the post of Chairman with immediate effect.

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Apr-14

BIFM launches annual 'Sustainability in Facilities Management' survey

BIFM's Sustainability in FM survey, now in its 8th year, provides invaluable information about what aspects of the sustainability agenda organisations are engaging with, and the drivers that bring issues to the forefront of business.

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Mar-14

New building controls practical guidance published by BIFM

The ‘Building Controls and Building Energy Management Systems’ (BEMS) Good Practice Guide, supported by the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA), is the latest in a series of new and improved guides to support standards and professionalism in FM.

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Feb-14

BIFM and NEF survey finds FM professionals cautious over energy reduction targets and hindered by lack of tools

A survey by the BIFM and the NEF into experiences and expectations of improving the use of energy in buildings has found that FM professionals are highly committed to maximising energy improvements – but still lack metering and monitoring tools.

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Feb-14

BIFM launch The Facilities Management Professional Standards

BIFM is delighted to announce the launch of The Facilities Management Professional Standards; created in consultation with FM industry stakeholders, experts and professional standards writers, the standards form a global competence model for the profession

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Feb-14

Industry leaders debate building successful outsourcing relationships in FM

Key industry professionals from both sides of outsourcing (clients and suppliers) from leading FM organisations came together at a recent BIFM FM Leaders Forum.

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Jan-14

Delegates urged to harness power of facilities management at ThinkFM conference

The ThinkFM 2014 conference will innovate, inspire and influence by focusing on ‘The workplace and beyond: Facilities management’s impact on business, the economy and society’. Tickets are now available for the conference.

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Jan-14

BIFM Awards 2014 to showcase exceptional and inspirational facilities management

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Awards are the pinnacle of excellence in facilities management (FM) – and the 2014 Awards are now open for entries. BIFM is encouraging the global FM community to share their achievements.

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Dec-13

‘The Workplace and beyond’: ThinkFM conference to address FMs' impact on business, the economy and society

The impact facilities management (FM) makes on the workplace, economy and society will be the core focus of ThinkFM 2014.

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Dec-13

BIFM advocates energy management best practice with release of practical guidance

BIFM has published a new GPG providing practical guidance for facilities management professionals. The Energy Audits GPG supported by Hoare Lea is the latest in a series of new and improved guides to support standards and professionalism in FM.

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Dec-13

BIFM FM Leaders Forum debates the future value of facilities management

Educating business, demonstrating economic benefit, linking FM to productivity and responding to future trends and consumer behaviour were just some of the areas debated by a panel of industry leaders at the latest BIFM FM Leaders Forum.

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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.

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Nov-13

BIFM to guide FM sector in effective contracts and relationships

In 2014, BIFM will be carrying out a series of activities in order to raise awareness of how successful contracts and relationships can be established within the FM sector.

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Nov-13

ITN Productions' news programme to put facilities management in the spotlight

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) have joined forces with television heavyweights ITN in an exciting new video content partnership.

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Nov-13

BIFM announce Ian Townsend as Deputy Chair Elect

It has been announced by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) that Ian Townsend, Business Director at Norland, is to be the new Deputy Chair.

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Nov-13

Jones Lang LaSalle ‘upskilling for the future’ by becoming recognised as a BIFM centre

Jones Lang LaSalle has become the first property and asset management agent to become a BIFM Recognised Centre. It has joined the growing list of FM employers asserting themselves firmly at the forefront of professional development.

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Nov-13

BIFM holds FM Leaders Forum which addresses the importance of the early engagement of FM in the construction process

A panel of facilities management (FM) industry commentators came together in a recent FM Leaders Forum to discuss the early engagement of FM in the construction process.

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Nov-13

BIFM holds inaugural Corporate Member Monthly Event

Over 150 guests attended the British Institute of Facilities Management’s (BIFM) inaugural ‘Corporate Members Monthly Event’, held at Channel 4, London on 31 October.

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Oct-13

Leading FM employers support BIFM’s application to Department of Education

BIFM has submitted an application to the Department of Education, supported by leading facilities management (FM) employers, for its Level 3 Diploma in facilities management to be included in the 2016 Key Stage 4 Performance Tables.

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Oct-13

BIFM launches Corporate Member Monthly Events

BIFM is pleased to announce a brand new monthly event for its corporate members, which forms part of a series of planned new benefits for BIFM corporate members. This is in response to findings from a recent corporate member consultation.

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Oct-13

BIFM: Our Strategic Intent

BIFM is proud to introduce our new mission, vision and values.

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Oct-13

Winners announced in the BIFM Awards

On Monday 14 October, in front of 1,300 guests at The Grosvenor House Hotel, winners were announced by Gyles Brandreth in the 2013 BIFM Awards, with headline sponsor Macro.

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Sep-13

BIFM advocates sustainability agenda with new practical guidance on Recycling and Waste Management

BIFM has launched a Good Practice Guide (GPG) on Recycling and Waste Management. Sponsored by Waste Cost Reduction Services Ltd (WCRS), the Recycling and Waste Management GPG is the latest addition to BIFM’s knowledge portfolio.

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Sep-13

BIFM announces first Recognised Centre in South East Asia

The Universiti Teknologi Malaysia’s (UTM) Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate has become BIFM’s first Recognised Centre in Malaysia, and therefore the first BIFM centre in South East Asia.

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Sep-13

BIM4FM group releases survey results

Results highlight the perception of Building Information Modelling by facilities managers.

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Sep-13

BIFM releases guidance on facilities management’s 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).

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Aug-13

Finalists in 2013 BIFM Awards revealed

With just a few weeks until BIFM Awards are presented on 14 October, the Institute has just announced the shortlist across 11 categories.

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Aug-13

New Facilities Management Good Practice Guides launched by BIFM

BIFM launched two new Good Practice Guides (GPGs) covering Benchmarking and Space Planning and Management.

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Jul-13

Facilities Management Leading Sustainable Business Practices

The British Institute of Facilities Management has published the findings from the 7th annual Sustainability in FM survey that provides a barometer on how FM professionals and the businesses they represent are engaging with the sustainability agenda.

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Jul-13

Report emphasises need to focus skills training on employers' needs

A recent survey for the Confederation of British Industry and education group Pearson found that 93% of the 294 firms surveyed felt they knew best what employee skills they needed.

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Jul-13

New BIFM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Facilities Management

BIFM is proud to announce that it has launched the BIFM Level 5 Extended Diploma in FM. This addition joins the suite of BIFM qualifications in FM, all of which are approved by the industry’s sector skills council, Asset Skills and on the QCF.

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Jul-13

BIM4FM survey highlights importance between BIM and lifecycle management

The BIM4FM group has today announced the headline results from its recent survey, and revealed the importance of the relationship between Building Information Modelling (BIM) and lifecycle management for facilities managers.

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Jul-13

Craig Shepheard joins forces with Stan Mitchell on BSI Standards Committee

Craig Shepheard has been confirmed as the new BIFM representative on the British Standards Institution (BSI) FMW/1 Facilities Management Committee, working alongside another BIFM representative - Stan Mitchell, who chairs the Committee.

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Jun-13

Benchmarking as a driver of facilities management strategy

The role of benchmarking in facilities management (FM) as a measurement tool and strategy driver was debated during the British Institute of Facilities Management’s (BIFM) fourth Facilities Management Leaders Forum sponsored by VINCI Facilities.

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Jun-13

BIFM confirm Steve Gladwin as new Chairman of the Judges for the BIFM Awards

BIFM is proud to announce Steve Gladwin as the new Chairman of the Judges for the prestigious BIFM Awards in facilities management.

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Jun-13

BIM4FM creates online discussion group

BIM4FM group has created an online discussion group to stimulate the conversation around the engagement of facilities managers, owners and occupiers in Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Government Soft Landings (GSL).

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May-13

Facilities management industry bodies plan to unite in one representative body

The BIFM, Asset Skills, the Facilities Management Association and the Cleaning and Support Services Association have agreed to the concept of forming single and united body to represent facilities management and support services.

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Apr-13

BIFM endorses NEC3 Contracts to support good practice in facilities management procurement

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has endorsed the use of NEC3 Term Service Contracts to support good practice in facilities management (FM) procurement in the public and private sector.

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Apr-13

Guernsey Press BIFM Launch Mon 29th April  protected

Press cutting from Guernsey Press 29th April 2013 covering the BIFM launch in Guernsey

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Apr-13

New Channel Islands Branch for BIFM

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is set to support the facilities management (FM) profession in the Channel Islands through the launch of a dedicated Branch serving the area.

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Apr-13

BIFM launches annual Sustainability in Facilities Management survey

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has launched its annual survey to investigate how facilities management professionals are engaging with the sustainability agenda.

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Mar-13

Outlook for facilities management industry debated at BIFM Leaders Forum

Ismena Clout, Chairman of the British Institute of Facilities Management, recently hosted another FM Leaders Forum – on the agenda was the topic of emerging trends in the facilities management (FM) sector.

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Mar-13

FM industry bodies unite to support BIM

Leading institutes, trade associations and professional bodies representing the built environment, have joined together to form the BIM4FM group, supported by the Cabinet Office Government Property Unit.

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Mar-13

Interserve becomes first organisation to be a BIFM Recognised Centre

Interserve has become the first facilities management and support services employer to become a BIFM Recognised Centre delivering the BIFM qualifications in facilities management.

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Feb-13

Power balance in facilities management procurement addressed at FM Leaders Forum

The role of procurement in facilities management (FM) was the latest hot topic debated during the British Institute of Facilities Management’s (BIFM) second Facilities Management Leaders Forum.

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Feb-13

BIFM Ireland Region launch new Southern Branch

The British Institute of Facilities Management’s (BIFM) Ireland Region have announced the establishment of a new southern Branch in the Region, which marks the Institute’s first Branch outside of the UK.

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Jan-13

New BIFM Level 3 Qualifications in Facilities Management

The start of the new year marked the first development in 2013 for BIFM qualifications. Building on the progression made to date, on 1 January 2013 BIFM launched the new BIFM Level 3 Qualifications in Facilities Management.

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Jan-13

Facilities management excellence, innovation and inspiration sought in the 2013 BIFM Awards

Entries are open for the 2013 BIFM Awards, supported by headline sponsor Mace. Now in their 11th year the Awards will once again showcase exceptional FM individuals, teams and projects; recognising all they bring to the profession.

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Jan-13

BIFM recognises supporters of the FM profession with new ‘Platinum’ and ‘Gold’ Supporter packages

BIFM has developed new ‘Platinum’ and ‘Gold’ Supporter packages to recognise those organisations who, through sponsorship and engagement activities, support the work of the Institute.

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Dec-12

Secure your place to address your FM Leadership Challenges at ThinkFM

Facilities management professionals can now secure their delegate places at ThinkFM 2013, the facilities management (FM) conference brought to you by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) in association with Workplace Law.

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Nov-12

BIFM leading the way with full suite of qualifications in Facilities Management

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is now offering a full spectrum of qualifications in facilities management from schools leavers (Level 2) to a strategic level at Level 7.

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Nov-12

BIFM, SAFMA and ABRAFAC Take Home Global FM Awards for Excellence in FM

Global FM, the Global Facility Management Association, is proud to announce the winners of the third annual Global FM Awards for Excellence in Facilities Management, which were revealed today at IFMA’s World Workplace Conference & Expo 2012.

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Oct-12

Facilities management is key to realising BIM’s potential


Facilities management professionals must engage with the developing building information modelling (BIM) agenda to realise the full potential that BIM holds for delivering value and cost savings over a building’s lifetime.

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Oct-12

ThinkFM 2013 to address ‘The leadership challenge’ within facilities management

ThinkFM, the facilities management conference brought to you by BIFM in association with Workplace Law will take place on Monday 10 June 2013, once again at the iconic Royal College of Physicians in London.

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Oct-12

TV programme to focus on Careers in Facilities Management

The BIFM, together with the consortium led by Asset Skills to develop higher level apprenticeships in facilities management has produced a TV programme to highlight careers in facilities management.

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Oct-12

BIFM Awards winners showcase excellence in FM

Last night over 1,270 guests attended the premier awards evening in the UK facilities management calendar to see the winners crowned for the BIFM Awards in FM excellence for 2012, with headline sponsor Mace.

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Oct-12

Higher Level Apprenticeships in Facilities Management Launched

BIFM and the Asset Skills led partnership have launched the higher level apprenticeships at levels 4 and 5 in facilities management at an event in London called ‘Inspiring the next generation of facilities management professionals’.

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Sep-12

Finalists revealed for BIFM Awards 2012

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is proud to announce the finalists for the 2012 BIFM Awards, with headline sponsor Mace. The Awards are dedicated to recognising and celebrating excellence in facilities management.

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Aug-12

Steve Gladwin joins BIFM Board

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) have today announced the Board appointment of Steve Gladwin as Non-Executive Director. Steve, who is Director of Nodus Solutions Limited, will serve a two-year term.

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Jul-12

BIFM Awards see record number of entries

Without doubt, 2012 looks set to be very competitive, with the total number of entries received across 11 categories up by 50%.

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Jul-12

New BIFM Board members confirmed

A number of key BIFM Board appointments have been announced at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting (AGM).

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Jun-12

ThinkFM generates ‘ideas for change’ to over 320 attendees

On Monday 18 June 2012, over 320 individuals involved in the facilities management (FM) sector gathered together at The Royal College of Physicians in London for the second annual ThinkFM conference.

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Apr-12

ThinkFM Switches On with Entrepreneur Sahar Hashemi

Sahar Hashemi, one of UK’s most inspirational entrepreneurs and visionaries, will open the ThinkFM conference on 18 June 2012.

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Apr-12

New for 2012 – BIFM Level 7 qualifications in Facilities Management

BIFM is delighted to announce the first of a number of new products which are due to come on stream in 2012.

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Apr-12

BIFM to work with Asset Skills to develop new higher level apprenticeships

The British Institute of Facilities Management is pleased to announce it is part of the Asset Skills led project to develop degree level apprenticeships in facilities management.

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Mar-12

Ismena Clout elected as BIFM Chair

Ismena Clout is to be the 11th Chair of BIFM, after being elected by the BIFM Board on 23 February 2012. Clout will officially become Chair on 12 July 2012 at the BIFM Annual General Meeting (AGM).

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Feb-12

Partnership announced between BIFM and Barbour to provide online resources for Estates and Facilities Management professionals

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) and Barbour EHS have announced that they have formally joined in partnership, to provide online information and resources for estates and facilities management (EFM) professionals.

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Feb-12

BIFM Board appoint Gareth Tancred as CEO

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Gareth Tancred as CEO of the Institute, with immediate effect.

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Feb-12

ThinkFM session to uncover ‘Opportunities in hard times’

Oliver Jones, Chief Executive of Chayora, will be inspiring budding entrepreneurs amongst the facilities management community at ThinkFM on 18 June, as he explores ‘Opportunities in Hard Times’.

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Feb-12

Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE to address ThinkFM delegates

Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE, chief executive of MITIE Group PLC, will address delegates at ThinkFM in June. McGregor-Smith, honoured for her services to business and diversity in business in the 2012 New Year Honours List, will speak at the conference.

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Jan-12

The search is on for the 2012 BIFM Award winners

The search is on for the 2012 BIFM Award winners

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Jan-12

ThinkFM is open for bookings

ThinkFM is open for bookings, offering a special early-bird rate on a packed full-day programme, making this a must-attend FM event. The ThinkFM conference takes place on 18 June 2012 at The Royal College of Physicians in London.

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Dec-11

BIFM Review of 2011

Here we look back at what the last 12 months has meant for the institute.

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Dec-11

BIFM qualifications, what happened in 2011?

In the last 12 months the BIFM qualifications in facilities management have really started to come into their own and establish themselves within the FM sector. The qualifications were accredited onto the Qualifications & Credit Framework in March 2010.

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Nov-11

BIFM CEO steps down

Ian Fielder has announced his resignation from BIFM as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. Chairman Ian Broadbent has appointed Chief Operating Officer Gareth Tancred as acting CEO.

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Oct-11

Winners of BIFM Awards announced

More than 1,200 facilities management professionals and their guests gathered to celebrate the leaders and pioneers of the FM profession at the glittering BIFM Awards ceremony and to hear the winners announced.

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Oct-11

BIFM and Xenon announce first successful Level 4, Level 5 and Level 6 Diploma students

BIFM and one of its recognised centres, the Xenon Group, are delighted to announce that three students have become the first in the UK to successfully complete the BIFM diplomas in FM across all three levels.

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Sep-11

BIFM launches professional development online learning

The British Institute of Facilities Management has launched an interactive online learning portal, SkillZone, to help facilities management professionals to develop the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in their workplaces.

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Sep-11

BIFM Award Finalists 2011

BIFM has announced the finalists for the BIFM Awards 2011, sponsored by Mace. Taking place at London’s Grosvenor House hotel on the evening of Monday 10 October 2011.

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Jul-11

BIFM supports new code for internships

BIFM has endorsed a new best practice code which aims to improve the quality of workplace internships and access from across the social spectrum.

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Jun-11

World FM Day 2011

Third Annual World FM Day Highlights Facility Management’s Contributions to the Workplace.

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Jun-11

Growth at The Facilities Show highlights industry optimism

The Facilities Show 2011, in association with the British Institute of Facilities Managers (BIFM), has once again demonstrated growth and diversity within the facilities management industry.

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Apr-11

Th!nkFM hailed a triumph, Missed it? Tune in online for a limited time only

The BIFM delivered its new style conference, ThinkFM to great acclaim. Now, for a limited time only, those unable to attend the event or delegates wishing to share seminar content with colleagues in the workplace can access a bank of 20 sessions.

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Apr-11

Green ambitions in the workplace, results

Survey finds only 14% of facilities professionals believe their companies should be more ambitious in setting green objectives for the workplace

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Mar-11

Global FM International Workshop

The next Global FM International Workshop will be held 5th April 2011 at the East Midlands Conference Centre, alongside the main ThinkFM conference programme, and will combine a presentation and discussion on international FM issues.

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Mar-11

Th!nkFM launch new ‘all-inclusive’ delegate package

In response to these challenging times BIFM has launched a new range of reduced price packages for the ThinkFM Conference, 5 – 6th April 2011, including a new all-inclusive package.

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Feb-11

UK organisations' green ambitions for the workplace

The BIFM and Low Carbon Workplace Ltd are teaming up to invite facilities and estate management professionals to share their organisations’ green ambitions for the workplace in an online survey.

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Jan-11

‘Pick-your-own’ conference programme at Th!nkFM

Speakers and hub content for the exciting new format ThinkFM Conference 2011 have been released. Details of the ‘pick-your-own’ programme for the event - previously known as the BIFM Annual Conference - are now available to view at www.thinkfm.com

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Dec-10

Flying start for new BIFM qualifications

Over 200 learners are now registered for the British Institute of Facilities Management’s (BIFM) new facilities management (FM) qualifications and the first awards have already been made.

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Aug-10

BIFM and FMA sign Memorandum of Understanding

The BIFM and FMA (facilities management association) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

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Aug-10

BIFM/FMA Memorandum of Understanding FAQs

Frequently asked questions regarding the publishing of the earlier press release on the Memorandum of Understanding.

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Jul-10

BIFM appoints Energy Advisor

BIFM has appointed Bill Wright as the Institute's Energy Advisor.

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May-10

Global FM 2010 Press Release

Global FM press release for World FM Day.

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Apr-10

2010 BIFM Conference is a success

The BIFM Conference took place at the Riverbank Park Plaza Hotel, London on 13-14 April. Read the press release for details on this successful event.

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Feb-10

The BIFM Awards 2010 are calling for entries

The annual BIFM Awards 2010 have now opened and are receiving nominations from individuals and corporates. Read on for more information, and how you can nominate an individual or a business to receive one of the most prestigious awards in the FM industry.

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Feb-10

BIFM Annual Conference returns to London with change top of the agenda

The BIFM Annual Conference is taking place on 11-13 April at the Riverside Park Plaza Hotel, London.

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Oct-09

BIFM celebrates excellence at Awards dinner

The prestigious annual BIFM Awards dinner was held at The Grosvenor House Hotel on the evening of Monday 12th October, and proved to be a very successful evening. Read the press release to see who won the Awards!

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Sep-09

BIFM announces Awards finalists

The BIFM announces the finalists for the 2009 Awards ceremony, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

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Sep-09

Inaugural World FM Day a success

The first ever World FM Day took place on Friday 28th August 2009, and proved to be a fantastic success with events taking place around the globe.

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Aug-09

BIFM updates position on energy and skills

The British Institute of Facilities Management has issued position papers on energy and skills. They set out the BIFM's views on these two important topics and make specific recommendations to policy makers.

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Aug-09

BIFM at Total Workplace Management 2009

Join the BIFM on stand C20 at this year's largest FM industry event in the UK.

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Aug-09

BIFM welcomes access to the professions report

The BIFM welcomes the conclusions of the final report from the Panel on Fair Access to the Professions, chaired by Alan Milburn.

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Aug-09

World FM Day with the BIFM

The BIFM will be celebrating the first ever World FM Day on 28th August by hosting a business breakfast at the Google offices in London.

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Jun-09

BIFM restructures

The BIFM restructures and recruits for a sustainable future.

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May-09

BIFM at The Facilities Show

One of the largest must-attend events in the FM calendar 2009 is the Facilities Show, in association with the BIFM, and it took place from 12-14 May at the Birmingham NEC.

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Apr-09

BIFM launches new brand identity

The BIFM launch a new identity to reflect a change in its mission statement.

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Mar-09

BIFM Annual Conference 2009

The 2009 BIFM Annual Conference is being held on 31st March and 1st April at Keble College, Oxford.

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Mar-09

BIFM and ECA become Partners in FM Excellence

The BIFM and ECA (Electrical Contractors' Association) have signed a formal 'Partners in FM Excellence' agreement.

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Jan-09

New era dawns for BIFM professional education

The BIFM has made significant progress towards ensuring its professional qualifications are the preferred choice for facilities managers.

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Nov-08

BIFM renews Partners in FM Excellence Agreement with FMA Australia

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) and FMA Australia renewed their Partners in FM Excellence agreement on the 15 October 2008 at World Workplace in Dallas, Texas.

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Nov-08

BIFM renews Partners in FM Excellence Agreement with IFMA

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) renewed their Partners in FM Excellence agreement on the 15th October 2008 at World Workplace in Dallas, Texas.

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Oct-08

BIFM in strategic partnership with BAR

The British Association of Removers (BAR) and the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) announced a strategic partnership at the Total Workplace Management exhibition on 9th October.

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Oct-08

BIFM Invests in Excellence at Awards 2008

Achievements in facilities management were celebrated at the 8th annual BIFM International Investors in FM Excellence Awards on the 13th October.

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Sep-08

Join the BIFM at Total Workplace Management 2008

Summary of BIFM activities at Total Workplace Management 2008, taking place 8-9 October at London Olympia.

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Jul-08

New BIFM Chair gives double support to charities

BIFM chairman Iain Murray has pledged the Institute’s support for Macmillan Cancer Support and Dogs for the Disabled to benefit from the ‘Chairman’s Charity’ initiative.

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Jul-08

New BIFM mission to advance profession

The BIFM has adopted a new mission statement, following a review by the Institute’s Members’ Council. The new wording was recommended by the Executive and endorsed by the BIFM Board on 28th February 2008.

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Jul-08

Successful BIFM Members’ Day event and AGM

The BIFM welcomed over 100 members to the prestigious British Library Conference Centre at St Pancras, London this week for what proved to be an insightful and enjoyable event

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May-08

BIFM Sustainable FM KTP Survey

BIFM is leading a project with the University of Reading’s School of Construction Management & Engineering to pull together existing best practice and innovation in sustainable FM.

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May-08

Facilities Show in association with BIFM

The Facilities Show, in association with the BIFM, takes place for the 9th year running on 13-15 May 2008 at the NEC in Birmingham. This is a must-attend event for all facilities professionals.

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Apr-08

BIFM achieves Awarding Body status

The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) has recognised the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) as an awarding body.

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Apr-08

BIFM leads the way on sustainability.....

BIFM’s 2008 annual conference – ‘Sustainable FM – meeting the challenge took place on 18th-19th March 08.

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Mar-08

BIFM and BSA agree strategic partnership

The British Institute of Facilities Management and the BSA - Business Services Association have agreed a strategic partnership. The agreement will see the two organisations working together in areas of mutual interest.

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Feb-08

Iain Murray elected BIFM chair

Iain Murray has been elected as the new chairman of the BIFM at a meeting of the Institute’s Members’ Council on 21st February.

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Jan-08

BIFM invites Award winners to become judges

BIFM would like to invite fellows and former winners of BIFM “FM of the Year” to become judges for the BIFM International Investors in FM Excellence Awards 2008.

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Jan-08

BIFM Medium Term Strategy & Business Plan 2008 - 2012

The British Institute of Facilities Management has agreed a new strategic plan for the medium-term.

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Oct-07

BIFM Rising FMs special interest group launched

New BIFM SIG launched for Rising FMs

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Oct-07

FM excellence celebrated at BIFM Awards 2007

Review of BIFM International Investors in FM Excellence Awards held on Monday 8 October 2007

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Oct-07

BIFM Total Workplace Management 2007 activities

Summary of BIFM activities at Total Workplace Management 2007, taking place 10-11 October at London Olympia

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Aug-07

BIFM Annual Scotland Region Conference & Exhibition

Reducing FM's Carbon Footprint: Making a real difference to planet, profit and people
Friday 31st August 2007 - 8:30am until 3:30pm

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Jun-07

BIFM hosts Employer Engagement Forum

BIFM & ILM to develop new FM units for QCA Level 2 & 3 qualifications. BIFM to seek QCA accreditation

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Jun-07

Key role for facilities managers in business continuity and sustainability

Largest ever survey of FM views reveals profession and industry responding to changing economic and social pressures

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May-07

Global FM develops its business plan and makes progress on the International Hot Topics for the FM profession

Global FM - held its fourth Board meeting on May 8, 2007 in Sydney, Australia.

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May-07

Take part in BIFM sustainability survey

BIFM has launched a survey to find out what tools and information facilities managers need to ensure their organisations become more sustainable and raise employee awareness.

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Apr-07

Global FM Board Meeting and International Workshop

The Global Facility Management Association (Global FM) held its 2nd Board meeting in Oxford, UK on 25 March 2007.

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Mar-07

BIFM helps FMs shape the future

Summary of BIFM Annual Conference 2007 held at Keble College, Oxford on 27-28th March.

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Mar-07

Press launch - Shaping the future - Sustainable FM

Press invited to attend launch of BIFM Sustainable FM Knowledge Transfer Partnership project being held on 27th March at BIFM Conference, Keble College, Oxford

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Mar-07

FMs head for Oxford debates

Oxford becomes the hub of UK facilities management when the BIFM's Annual Conference takes over Keble College for two days next week.

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Mar-07

BIFM Awards entry deadline extended

BIFM Awards deadline extended - entries must be submitted by Monday 16th April 2007.

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Mar-07

BIFM Awards final call for judges

BIFM International Investors in FM Excellence Awards organisers call for judges for the 2007 event.

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Feb-07

What are the key FM issues for 2007?

BIFM & BDO launch joint survey looking at key FM issues in 2007

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Jan-07

BIFM issues Energy Position Paper

BIFM Energy Position Paper calls for greater FM involvement in design, construction and management of buildings

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Jan-07

BIFM Annual Conference 2007

Conference programme published

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Dec-06

BIFM Board new members elected

New BIFM Board members

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Dec-06

BIFM Board statement re: complaint

BIFM Board statement re: complaint

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Dec-06

New BIFM Chairman's message to members

Peter Cordy's webcast - message to members

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Oct-06

National Trust triumphs in BIFM Awards

Winners and highly commended entries in the 2006 BIFM International Investors in FM Excellence Awards

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Oct-06

BIFM AGM 2006 report

Report on BIFM AGM held on 5 October 2006.

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Aug-06

New sustainable FM report launched

Launch of new BIFM sustainability report.

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Jul-06

BIFM Conference Call for Papers for Conference 2007

Call for papers for 2007 BIFM Annual Conference issued.

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Jun-06

BIFM Training introduce The FM Learning Zone

BIFM Training offers learning opportunities at TWM 2006

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Mar-06

Members' Council elections for Chair and Deputies

Members' Council elections for Chair and Deputies

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Jan-06

BIFM and HVCA sign agreement

BIFM and HVCA's Service and Facilities Group sign Partners in FM Excellence Agreement. Clockwise from top left: Ian Fielder, CEO BIFM; Robert Higgs, HVCA Director; Malcolm Linsley, Chairman HVCA Service and Facilities Group; Mick Dalton, Chairman BIFM.

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Jan-06

BIFM and HVCA sign Partners in FM Excellence agreement

BIFM and the Service and Facilities Group of the HVCA sign Partners in FM Excellence agreement.

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Jan-06

Entries invited for 2006 BIFM Awards

First announcement of 2006 BIFM Awards programme

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Dec-05

BIFM Board approves business plan

BIFM Board approves Institute's 2006/7 business plan

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Oct-05

2005 BIFM Awards

The winners of the 2005 BIFM International Investors in FM Excellence Awards

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Jun-05

BIFM chief executive to chair Asset Skills Council

Ian Fielder, chief executive of the British Institute of Facilities Management, has been confirmed as chairman of the Council of Asset Skills.

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Jun-05

BIFM Conference moves to Oxford

After several years in Cambridge the BIFM’s annual conference will be in Oxford next year. Delegates will swap light blue for dark blue and punting on the Cam for strolling by the Isis as the event moves to Keble College Oxford (27th – 29th March 2006).

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May-05

International FM Cooperation

Representatives from the three parties that make up the IMOU met last week, prior to the BIFM Conference for an in-depth, structured meeting.

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Feb-05

BIFM Training is launched in Italy with Villa FM

BIFM Training and Villa FM have signed an agreement to deliver international facilities management training to the continental European market. From March this year up to 14 courses will be delivered at the European Centre for FM near Rome, Italy.

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Feb-05

2005 conference "will be best yet"

The programme for this year’s BIFM annual conference offers something for everyone. Delegates can choose from 35 plenary and parallel sessions, a Conference Fringe (including building visits), networking receptions plus formal and informal dinners.

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Dec-04

BIFM and CIBSE sign Partners in FM Excellence Agreement

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) join forces to develop and promote excellence in facilities management practice.

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Dec-04

BIFM and CIBSE to work as Partners in FM Excellence

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) are joining forces to develop and promote excellence in facilities management practice.

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Dec-04

BIFM appoints knowledge director

The British Institute of Facilities Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Bennett to the newly created post of Knowledge Director.

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Nov-04

BIFM 2005 Conference programme announced

The BIFM has finalised the programme for its 12th annual conference, the second under the FM Excellence banner.

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Oct-04

Rethinking FM - First findings of major research project

First findings of major research project show facilities managers in positive mood and keen for career development

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Oct-04

Award winners applauded at BIFM Gala Dinner

Over 1,000 members of the FM community gathered at London’s Grosvenor House hotel last night to celebrate the winners of the BIFM’s International Investors in FM Excellence Awards programme

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Oct-04

BIFM and IFMA UK join forces

The British Institute of Facilities Management and the UK Chapter of the International Facility Management Association have reached an agreement which will see IFMA UK brought within the BIFM structure.

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Oct-04

BIFM members back restructuring plan

Members of the British Institute of Facilities Management have given their backing to proposals to reform the structure and governance of the Institute.

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Aug-04

BIFM selects new chairman

The Council of the British Institute of Facilities Management approved the selection of its new Chairman yesterday.

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Aug-04

BIFM to restructure for the future

The British Institute of Facilities Management is planning significant changes to the way it is structured and managed.

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Jul-04

BIFM hosts first Women in FM event

The British Institute of Facilities Management is hosting the first event to look seriously at roles and opportunities for women in the facilities management profession.

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Apr-04

BIFM launches Rethinking FM survey

BIFM has launched two questionnaires for facilities managers and their clients to analyse how FM adds value today and how FM is likely to change over the next five years.

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Apr-04

New online performance register for facilities management

BIFM and Ark e-Management have launched an online register of key performance indicators for facilities management.

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Apr-04

What DTI 'Partners in Innovation' has to offer Facilities Management

What DTI 'Partners in Innovation' has to offer Facilities Management – The 'FM Top 10'

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Apr-04

BIFM and IFMA sign Partners in FM Excellence Agreement

Press release following the signing of the Partners in FM Excellence agreement between BIFM and IFMA at the BIFM Conference in April 2004

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Apr-04

International Memorandum of Understanding signed

IFMA, BIFM and FMA Australia sign an International Memorandum of Understanding to promote international collaboration.

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Mar-04

Retail sector forum

Facilities managers from many high street stores attended to discuss issues relating to this large contributing sector of the British economy.

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