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25 March 2020

It’s time to recognise FMs as 'key workers', IWFM tells ministers

Buildings enabling the provision of essential services that are so crucial in the COVI...

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19 March 2020

Coronavirus and our profession 

We live in challenging times. In the space of a week, our daily routines have changed ...

Announcement

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18 March 2020

Building safety: Government introduces new Fire Safety Bill for England and Wales

The Home Office is bringing forward legislation to amend the Fire Safety Order 2005, c...

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12 March 2020

IWFM Conference 2020: Insight sponsor EMCOR UK on… wellbeing

Ahead of the main event on Tuesday 25 September, IWFM Conference 2020’s Insight sponso...

Advice, Conference

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12 March 2020

IWFM Conference 2020: Insight sponsor EMCOR UK on… the future of work

‘Ahead of the main event on Tuesday 25 September, IWFM Conference 2020’s Insight spons...

Announcement, Conference

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12 March 2020

The Budget: coronavirus crisis and infrastructure at the heart of Government planning and spending

In both his and the new Government’s first Budget yesterday, Chancellor Rishi Sunak ou...

Announcement

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11 March 2020

Twenty-five built environment professional bodies jointly pledge to tackle climate change

IWFM has joined the Construction Industry Council (CIC), 24 built environment professi...

Sustainability

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26 February 2020

IWFM charity partner launches property survey: please take part

Our organisational charity of choice, the Ethical Property Foundation (EPF), is the UK...

Announcement

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25 February 2020

Are we navigating turbulent times? You be the judge

Regular conference-goers will know that a mainstay on the corporate bingo card is some...

Workplace

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19 February 2020

The road to zero carbon: Government to legislate on environmental standards and fund emission cuts from homes

Legislation currently progressing through Parliament will bring in a new system of pla...

Policy

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18 February 2020

Building safety latest: Government consulting industry on the use of combustible materials

The Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government is seeking views on the ban o...

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17 February 2020

Fire safety: a consultation on setting new global standards is seeking industry views

The International Fire Safety Standards Coalition (IFSS) – of which IWFM is a member –...

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