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14 May 2021

Net Zero for FM

The global ‘climate emergency’ is amongst the highest priorities for citizens, governm...

Facilities, Sustainability

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13 May 2021

Why the circular economy is important to FM

Sustainability has long been an integral consideration for our profession, never more ...

Employment and Skills, Sustainability, Workplace

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12 May 2021

Wellbeing

For many businesses, the costs of staff outweigh the other running costs within the or...

Facilities, Employment and Skills, Workplace

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12 May 2021

​​​​​​​Engie Zeroes in on Gold at the Global FM Awards of Excellence

ENGIE UK’s Making Zero Carbon Happen project has won Gold at the 2021 Global FM Awards...

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12 May 2021

World FM Day 2021: how we supported our extraordinary profession through turbulent times

We don’t need to repeat the many ways the COVID-19 pandemic has affected countries aro...

Facilities, COVID-19

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12 May 2021

‘Take every opportunity to learn and develop yourself’: a learner’s experience of completing the Level 4 Facilities Manager Apprenticeship

Professional development and its continuation, CPD, is at the core of IWFM and a funda...

Employment and Skills

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11 May 2021

Smart tech can help us decarbonise the built environment – and return to work safely

Buildings account for 30-40% of global emissions, but renovation rates are still far t...

COVID-19, Future of work, Technology, Sustainability, Workplace

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11 May 2021

Welcome to our IWFM Impact Awards 2021 Sponsors

With the final entry deadline fast approaching we wanted to take this opportunity to i...

Facilities, General news

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11 May 2021

Net zero, building safety, skills and flexible working by default: The Queen’s Speech and what it means for the workplace and facilities profession

Today’s Queen’s Speech, marking the beginning of the new parliamentary session, outlin...

Employment and Skills, Future of work, Building safety

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10 May 2021

Sustainability and FM – another opportunity to stand taller

The last year has been more than a clear demonstration of the value of FM to organisat...

Facilities, COVID-19, Sustainability, Workplace

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10 May 2021

‘Standing tall beyond the pandemic and fulfilling the workplace opportunity’: CEO Linda Hausmanis’ statement for World FM Day 2021

In late 2018, we rebranded as IWFM and set out to foster a better understanding of the...

Facilities, COVID-19, Future of work, Workplace

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05 May 2021

Save £20 on CIRIA’s ‘Environmental good practice in facilities management (C797)’ guidance until 11 May

Workplace and facilities management professionals can pre-order their copy of new, IWF...

Facilities, Building safety, Sustainability

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