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IWFM Market Outlook 2021 survey report

From Brexit to COVID-19 to Black Lives Matter, 2020 was nothing if not turbulent; so it comes as no surprise that the challenges of last year are reflected in this year’s report, uniquely this time encompassing two years’ data, as we weave in 2020’s unpublished findings which emerged a year ago just as the pandemic changed everything.

14 April 2021
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Bridging facilities management's digital divide

This report, Bridging FM’s Digital Divide – The power of Digital partnerships is the first output of that relationship.

25 November 2020
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Sustainability survey summary report 2020

Welcome to the thirteenth Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) Sustainability Survey Summary Report. The survey has always been one of the UK’s most important evaluations of sustainability and workplace trends, but the unprecedented challenges of 2020 make this year’s findings even more so.

01 October 2020
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Emerging skills in FM and International FM

Each year the International Special Interest Group (ISIG) brings together senior thought leaders in the workplace and facilities management industry to debate a topic that has significant impact and relevance to the profession both in the UK and internationally.

18 May 2020
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Nigeria report 2019

The growth of the facility management industry within a region typically points back to the emergence of institutionally owned assets that require careful management.

24 September 2019
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Market outlook 2019

The last year has been an important one for our profession. Our members voting in favour of name change signalled an exciting opportunity for our profession – including making FM a career of choice.

01 June 2019
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Pay and Prospects Findings 2018

IWFM is pleased to share the results of this 2018/19 Pay and Prospects survey, following responses from 467 workplace and facilities professionals who have shared their views on pay, benefits and their future plans within the industry.

01 May 2019
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Global FM market report 2018

Published in January 2019 by Global FM, this is independent research which highlights shifts in the profession and industry in a two year period since its last edition in 2016. In summary it shows a strengthening of the overall Global FM market.

01 January 2019
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Sustainability survey summary report 2018

The 2018 report highlights the re-defining of the sustainability agenda, which as well as comprising environmental concerns also embraces economic and social improvement measures, increasing the  use of social value terminology and wellbeing. 

01 January 2019
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Culture Report

This report is the fourth in a series carried out by 3edges on behalf of the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM)* which looks at the culture of the facilities management profession in order to make sense of where it is now, where it wants to be in the future and what it needs to do to get there – based on what professionals themselves have said. 

01 November 2018
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Embracing technology to move FM Forward

Technology has always played a big role in shaping the way we work, and it is likely to be one of the most significant influences on the workplace and facilities management profession in the future. 

01 November 2018
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The Workplace Paradigm

This knowledge report explores what workplace is, why it is important and what opportunities and challenges it presents for the facilities management profession.  Its overall aim is to raise awareness and understanding of workplace among facilities management practitioners and to encourage them to think about what it means for them. 

01 April 2018
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Pay and Prospects Findings 2017

This year the BIFM Pay and Prospects survey shows insight across a number of key salary related areas in the Facilities Management sector, including pay and benefits, promotion opportunities, industry experience and future plans.

01 January 2018
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Business Confidence Monitor Middle East 2018

Now in its fourth year, this research collaboration between the British Institute of Facilities Management and FM Expo examines the GCC’s facilities management (FM) industry from the perspective of the people who work in it. Our survey findings offer a snapshot of the GCC facilities management market’s confidence and concerns. The results bring us an insight to how things stand today and give us a glimpse at the industry’s prospects for the next 12 months.

01 January 2018
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Business Confidence Monitor 2018

This year’s BIFM Business Confidence Monitor (BCM) comes at a pivotal moment for the facilities management market. Since the first report in 2015, confidence in the FM business environment has been cautiously optimistic.

01 January 2018
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Sustainability survey summary report 2017

IWFM's (previously BIFM) annual Sustainability survey examines how the facilities management profession is engaging with the issue of sustainability in the business world today. 

01 November 2017
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FM Awareness of BIM

The adoption and use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the whole life process of designing, creating and operating buildings, assets and infrastructure projects is a worldwide growing trend.

01 August 2017
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Employer's Information Requirements (EIR)

The purpose of the EIR will support both FM professionals and clients by providing a template which can be edited and amended by the client or facility manager to meet individual requirements for the project. Its guidance follows the publication of BIFM's Operational Readiness Guide published in April 2016.

01 March 2017
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Business Confidence Monitor Nigeria 2016-17

The practice of Facilities Management (FM) is not altogether new to Nigeria but until now there has not been a comprehensive attempt to profile the sector or produce a working document aimed at assessing the views of those working in the sector.

01 January 2017
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The Stoddart Review - The Workplace Advantage

The Stoddart Review continues the work of an industry giant: Chris Stoddart, MCIOB, FBIFM. Formed by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) and founding partners privileged to have worked with Chris, it exists to raise awareness among business leaders of the importance of the workplace and real estate as a key performance lever. It is independent and cross-industry in its perspective. 

01 December 2016

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