Procurement/projects

News

24 Apr 2018 New Government procurement policy changes to encourage SME participation - additional requirements for prime suppliers
From 1 May 2018 all central government departments, their executive agencies and non-departmental public bodies will be subject to new guidelines aimed at encouraging small businesses (SMEs) to benefit from larger government procurement contracts.
20 Apr 2018 Under construction - Member input wanted for FM specific procurement contract
Last month, the BIFM entered into collaboration with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) to develop a new procurement contract specifically for the FM industry.
11 Apr 2018 Access the latest supplier and contract handover guidance for FMs
BIFM's Procurement SIG has published a Guidance Note providing FMs with a concise outline for how a new contract arrangement can be suitably implemented.
7 Mar 2018 BIFM launches national debate around Hard FM compliance
The British Institute of Facilities Management has today launched its latest Leaders’ Forum report, focused on Hard FM compliance, as part of a campaign to provide greater clarity around the issue of compliance within the built environment.
6 Feb 2018 CPD Event Jan 2017 - Blackbelt Negotiation Skills protected
Tom Flatau, Managing Director, Teamworking International returns for FM professionals based in Abu Dubai last week. Capitvating everyone with the latest in neuroscience breakthroughs revealing the truth behind the decision making process of the brain.

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Articles

18 Sep 2007 Feel the quality
The first article in this series set out the fundamental principles of facilities benchmarking, concentrating primarily on cost.
10 Sep 2007 Raising the bar
Many definitions for benchmarking exist in business management literature. Spendolini (1992) provides a methodological insight by describing benchmarking as ...
27 Jul 2007 La vie en Rose
Located in the heart of the City, the offices of the Business Services Association are in an apposite place – a stone’s throw from the Bank of England and some of the major firms its members support.
17 May 2007 Brand noodle
You either know and love it, or have never heard of the brand.
17 May 2007 Patient choice
f you’re thinking of investing in facilities or property management software and are wondering where to start, take a deep breath.

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Events

4 May 2018 Successful Outsourcing through Collaboration - 4 May, London - 1 day course
8 - 9 May 2018 Improve your FM data to assist with quality management and help deliver ‘lean’ operations - 8-9 May, London - 2 day course
1 Jun 2018 Managing Flexible and Remote Teams in FM - 1 June, London - 1 day course
5 - 6 Jun 2018 Managing Building Services - 5-6 June, Bristol - 2 day course
5 - 7 Jun 2018 The Effective Facilities Management Professional - 5-7 June, London - 3 day course

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Documents

  Type   Date Title
docx icon Meeting agenda/minutes/summaries
Feb-18
Agenda for 25th January 2018 AGM of the Procurement SIG
The agenda for the 25th January AGM of the Procurement Special Interest Group including a record of the nominations and ratifications for the Chair, Deputy Chair and Committee Members. protected
ppt icon Meeting agenda/minutes/summaries
Feb-18
Slides / Report to 25th January 2018 AGM
Slides used at the 25th January AGM of the Procurement Special Interest Group outlining the achievements of 2017 and looking ahead to the programme of works planned for 2018. protected
pdf icon Press releases
Jan-18
BIFM Statement on Carillion
Following the news that Carillion has gone into liquidation the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has issued a statement.
pdf icon Press releases
Dec-17
Introduction to Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
Introduction to Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
pdf icon Press releases
Nov-17
BIFM issues new guidance on facilities management procurement
The British Institute of Facilities Management has today published new guidance on the buying process for goods or services that support facilities management delivery.

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