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15 August 2018
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News Analysis

Regular analysis of the leading stories in the facilities management industry. Comment on topics such as environmental issues, wellbeing in the workplace, the Living Wage and more.


  • Oxford wins twoThe University of Oxford won two awards at the CIBSE Building Performance ceremony in February, Herpreet Kaur Grewal reports. 05 March 2018
  • BIFM announces plans for name change and chartered statusThe British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has announced that it will change its name to the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) and begin a process to become a chartered body. 01 March 2018
  • The workplace and BIFM's futureThe British Institute of Facilities Management will put forward a resolution to change its name to the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management. CEO Linda Hausmanis discusses the reasons behind this. 01 March 2018
  • Working groups to monitor high-rise livingA new group is to be established to ensure that safety is prioritised when a building is occupied. 05 February 2018
  • 'Seismic fallout' from Carillion collapseWe take a deeper look into Carillion's demise and hear from experts in the industry. 05 February 2018
  • CIBSE launches FM competency documentCIBSE has launched an FM compentency document 05 February 2018
  • CLIVE WILSON DISCUSSES MBE APPOINTMENTClive Wilson, director of facilities and services at the University of Bradford, spoke to FM World about his MBE appointment. 05 February 2018
  • 2018: The hazards aheadThis month, we asked you what the biggest challenges for service providers were. Here are the findings. 05 February 2018
  • Would a joint employment law help or hinder FM?This month we explore whether a joint employment law would help or hinder the FM sector, Herpreet Kaur Grewal presents her findings. 08 January 2018
  • A power-sharing future?FM and HR aspire to meet the aims of the organisations they serve, supporting activities from both operational and legislative perspectives, writes Herpreet Kaur Grewal 04 December 2017
  • Making high-rise living safeFour months on from Grenfell, the government has published the call for evidence in the independent review of building regulations and fire safety. Herpreet Grewal reports 09 October 2017
  • Skewing the owner-occupier dynamicA British Council of Offices report says the UK office industry is undergoing "a fundamental shift towards a more customer-centric approach" writes Herpreet Kaur Grewal 09 October 2017
  • Mental health: are we making headway?Mental health: Are we making headway? Herpreet Kaur Grewal reports 08 October 2017
  • Levy-paying firms ignore apprentice schemeLevy-paying firms ignore are ignoring the government's big apprenticeship fundsing scheme writes Adam Leach 08 October 2017
  • Outsourced workers make case for collective bargainingThe Independent Workers' Union of Great Britain (IWGB) is filing a landmark test case against the University of London that could broaden the trade union rights of outsourced workers 08 October 2017
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