Topic search

This page gives you more search options than the basic ’site search’ (see top right).

If you are looking for news please use the search options on the main news page.

If you are looking for a document you can search the Library. If you are sure you saw an item in FM World then select ’FM World’ from the site search dropdown options

Topic search
All content on the BIFM website is indexed by topic and where appropriate sub-topic. Just click on a topic or sub-topic below to list relevant news, events and documents. NB FM World articles will be indexed by topic soon.

Building design

Architecture, BIM, Civil engineering, Conservation, Refurbishment, Structural engineering

Building services

Fire protection, HVAC, Lifts/escalators, Maintenance, Mechanical & Electrical, Utilities

Business organisation

Knowledge mgt., Management, Performance, Quality management

Client sectors

Construction, Defence, Education, Energy & utilities, Financial services, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Leisure, Media, Not for profit, Public sector, Retail



Awards, Conference, Exhibition, Forum, Social, Workshop

Facilities services

Catering, Cleaning, Facilities Maintenance, Front of house, Landscaping & plants, Logistics, Relocation, Reprographics & mail, Security, Transport & travel


Acquisitions & Mergers, Tax, Venture capital

FM market

Contract award, Contract tender, Financial performance, PFI PPP


Central, European, Local


Communications, E-business, Technology


Africa, Americas, Asia, Australasia, Europe, Middle East


Building regulations, Compliance, Contract law, Employment law, Health & safety law, Standards


Corporate Membership, Group Membership, Individual Membership, Manage my Membership

People management

Access & inclusion, Leadership, Motivation & reward, Recruitment/Resourcing


Benchmarking, Contract management, Outsourcing, Procurement, Project management

Professional issues

BIFM, CPD, Education & Training, Qualifications, Research, Skills


Leases, Sites/development

Risk management

Business continuity, Governance, Health & safety

Strategic FM


CSR, Energy management, Environment, Waste management


Acoustics, Art, Furniture, Lighting, Space planning