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25 June 2016
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  • New BIFM chief executive Ray Perry has ended his first week in post by calling on government to lead us through the short-term volatility caused by the referendum decision to leave the European Union.
  • Ray Perry
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  • Measuring performance in the right way
    Measuring performance is important. It doesn't matter whether you are measuring it at individual, team or organisation levels or pieces of equipment or infrastructure, you need to know how well things are working, blogs John Bowen. 21 June 2016
  • Important changes to the delivery of Apprenticeships in England
    Apprenticeships are government-funded, work-based training programmes for people aged 16 and over. The BIFM's Fraser Talbot details the institute's work with employer groups in developing new standards for apprenticeships in FM. 09 June 2016
  • Shattering other glass ceilings
    There's something to be said about focusing in on how the FM function is accepted, respected and positioned when matched against a range of different forms of company structure, writes Martin Read. 09 June 2016
  • Stronger together in higher education sector
    One of the great advantages of being part of the higher education sector is the ability to tap into the huge commitment the sector has to knowledge sharing, benchmarking and the development of best practice, writes Simon Francis. 09 June 2016
  • FM World and the changing role of media
    FM World editor Martin Read looks at how communication between media organisations and their audiences has evolved. 20 May 2016
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  • Energy management: FM World's 2016 user guideFrom procurement to the behavioural change required to control its use, the management of energy is a key component in an FM's role. Here, Adam Leach explains the key energy issues of 2016.
  • National treasureThe National Trust aims to cut energy use by 20 per cent and is investing £30 million into schemes to derive half of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2020. Carolyn Cross reports.
  • Human touchThe rise of co-working may be making our big world feel a lot more intimate but is it really also the seedbed for the next wave of big tech giants? Anna King reports
  • Public sector FM: a shared visionA recent university of Salford event, The Future of Facilities Management in the Public Sector, explored the problem of ineffective public facilities and had speakers proposing ideas to 'rationalise and transform' the sustainability of public sector FM operations. Jamie Harris picks out some of the day's key contributions