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20 February 2018
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Opinions on facilities management from all corners of the sector. Want to get something off your chest? We're happy to consider any relevant comment that is topical, inspirational, angry or amusing.



  • 05 February 2018
  • Lessons to learn from Carillion
    Martin Read explains how the FM industry can move forward following the collapse of Carillion. 05 February 2018
  • Competitive credibility
    Chris Hall, commercial development officer at Siderise, discusses the failures of building regulations. 05 February 2018
  • Embrace a changing work environment
    Danielle Rosenwein, HR adviser at global software provider Planon North America, discusses the changing work environment in offices. 05 February 2018
  • Let's just do it
    Steve Brewer, partner at workplace design consultancy Burtt Jones & Brewer, argues that FMs need to ask more difficult questions. 05 February 2018
  • MoT: Compliance made easy
    Harrison Briggs is operations manager at Churchill Complete Compliance 05 February 2018
  • We are all value generators
    Charles Sanders, director of TWO, a office furniture company, proposes that FMs should be held responsible for productivity in the office. 08 January 2018
  • Should we still care about cables?
    Indi Sall, director at NG Bailey, discusses whether the wireless revolution has made wires redundant. 08 January 2018
  • Café counselling can help your workforce
    Ann Clarke, managing director at Interiors company Claremont, discusses how cafe counselling can help your workforce 08 January 2018
  • Short-termism and the property life cycle
    Lee Haury, associate director at Place Partnership, on how facilities' portrayal as liabilities not assets can be damaging. 08 January 2018
  • A building performance plan
    Tom Cudmore, senior consultant at LCMB Building Performance, discusses how to improve the performance of buildings 09 October 2017

BIFM Columns

  • 09 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.
  • Reaching across borders
    Meeting with FM professionals and members, in both the UK and further afield is always the best part of my job, writes Lee Grant.
  • Evolution
    FM World has been a cornerstone of the Institute's offering for many years, having recently celebrated its 12th birthday and this is its 279th issue. It provides a range of news, analysis, case studies and insights to support the facilities management profession and the Institute's membership, writes James Sutton.
  • A gold standard for FM excellence
    The BIFM Facilities Management Awards are always a highlight of the facilities management calendar and over the past few years we have been on a development journey to further enhance the Awards programme for the profession and to reflect the institute's new mission and strategic intent.