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10 September 2020

Skills initiatives: opportunities for members to provide feedback 

We are taking part in a roundtable meeting with the Minister for Employment, Mims Davi...

Skills, General news

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10 September 2020

Exciting five-day IWFM Conference 2020 starts 21 September – sign up now!

We are just days away from the start of IWFM Conference 2020: a fantastic week-long ev...

Conference

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10 September 2020

IWFM tells BBC Radio 4: ‘Remote workers as or more productive; flexibility is key.’

As the public sector calls employees back to offices, in a bid to get the economy movi...

General news, Workplace

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10 September 2020

Sustainability: Government seeks views on waste management and prepares to set environmental targets

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is consulting on a draf...

Sustainability

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10 September 2020

Building safety: help to shape our response on the draft Building Safety Bill

We are formulating our response to the draft Building Safety Bill, including through a...

General news

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09 September 2020

Vote for your COVID-19 Response Award winners

The entries have been compiled, the judges have deliberated, and we now have the short...

General news, Announcement, Awards

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27 August 2020

Low pay: build back better by paying the real Living Wage

We have produced new guidance for members which finds there is a powerful business cas...

Policy, General news

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27 August 2020

What we learned from ‘Remote working and worker attitudes: shining a light on our future workplaces’

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to take hold, IWFM commissioned YouGov to carry out tim...

General news, Coronavirus

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25 August 2020

Annual Review 2019: an introduction by CEO Linda Hausmanis

2019 saw our Institute’s first full year as IWFM and it was a period dominated by Brex...

General news, Business

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24 August 2020

Building safety: have your say on Hackitt’s ‘golden thread’ of building information

The Chartered Institute of Building, in collaboration with i3PT, is running a survey t...

Policy, General news, Property Management

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14 August 2020

Building safety: Industry Safety Steering Group hails progress on Building Safety Manager role

The Industry Safety Steering Group (ISSG), the body responsible for scrutinising the c...

General news

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13 August 2020

What we learned from ‘Skills in the post-COVID world: evolution or revolution’

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, IWFM has launched 'Navigating turbulent times': a ...

General news, Coronavirus

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