FM News BIFM Cross Border FM Teams

BIFM publishes new guide to managing cross-border facilities management delivery Explores the growing trend to manage and procure FM services at a continental or global level 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. The Managing FM Teams Across Borders guide examines the challenges of managing FM teams in

FM Voice News 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.   The pack contains everything those who support the delivery FM services need to take part in the international awareness day on 17 May, as well as help raise awareness of the vital work that facilities management professionals and the facilities management industry

FM News BIFM Economy

FM Business Confidence Monitor published from sector representing £121.8 billion to the UK economy   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.   The survey of professionals from the facilities management sector in the UK found that 62 per cent describe the facilities management business

FM News - BIM Guide

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).                                       In addition to covering the fundamentals of the BIM process, The Role of FM in BIM Projects guide, supported by professional services consultancy Turner & Townsend, aims to support FMs in their role as productive members of

BIFM waste and environmental guide

For FMs looking to reduce their organisation’s impact on the environment A newly revised Good Practice Guide exploring the key drivers and principles behind recycling and waste management best practice has been published by BIFM.   The Good Practice Guide to Recycling and Waste Management, sponsored by Waste Cost Reduction Services (WCRS), offers practical tips and considerations for FM professionals looking to improve their recycling and waste management strategy.  

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.   Employers and suppliers to the FM sector are invited to provide feedback on the draft Standard, which is being developed by a ‘Trailblazer’ group of employers and higher education institutes in conjunction with BIFM to create new FM apprenticeships that reflect the Institute’s Professional


14forty, the integrated facilities management business and division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is celebrating after winning the Impact on Organisational Performance Award for their partnership with National Grid at the BIFM Awards.   14forty has been working in partnership with National Grid since the start of 2009. The team provides soft facilities management services to the entire National Grid estate, delivering ground maintenance, catering, cleaning, security and hospitality

BIFM Awards 2016 Carillion

The winners of the 16th annual British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Awards 2016 were announced at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London on 10 October 2016.   The facilities management event of the year, which was hosted by presenter and comedian Alexander Armstrong, the Awards saw near 1,200 guests in attendance. The prestigious ceremony, which was supported by headline sponsor Carillion, celebrated facilities management professionals across the themes of People,

World FM Day

Global FM, the worldwide alliance of facilities management (FM) membership organisations, is pleased to announce the Global FM Awards of Excellence in FM 2016 winners as part of World FM Day – its worldwide celebration of facilities management which takes place today (13 July). “The Global FM Excellence in FM Awards elevates the very best facilities management projects to a global stage. All the submissions are award winners in their

Facilities management gears up for #worldfmday 2016 with BIFM

‘World FM Day’, the worldwide celebration of the facilities management takes place next Wednesday 13 July 2016. To celebrate members of the British Institute of Facilities Management will be hosting celebrations throughout the week from 11 – 15 July.  World FM Day aims to recognise the value that facilities management professionals contribute to businesses worldwide. This year the theme is ‘Empowering people for a productive world’. It aims to look