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20 February 2019
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Opinions on facilities management from all corners of the sector. Want to get something off your chest? We're happy to consider any relevant comment that is topical, inspirational, angry or amusing.



  • 04 February 2019
  • It shouldn't be this complicated
    FM contracts should be simple but planned preventative maintenance (PPM) can cause unnecessary complexity, says Nick Fox. 04 February 2019
  • Evolution of power
    Renewable energy usage is on the rise, explains Nick Boughton. 04 February 2019
  • Dressed for succession
    Dr Toyin Aderiye explains the hiring steps organisations should take when replacing a post holder. 04 February 2019
  • Recognising excellence
    Steve Gladwin looks ahead to the 2019 IWFM Awards. 04 February 2019
  • Death of the suite: long live best-of-breed
    Technology has changed the way FMs can operate, writes Gregory Blondeau. 04 February 2019
  • Perceptions of FM
    Martin Read on why the 'Jack of all Trades' perception of #FacMan professionals might just prove to be advantageous in the long run 04 February 2019
  • The tomorrow people
    Tomorrow Meets Today is a neat initiative through which young facilities managers ('future leaders') get to talk about their choice of profession to an invited audience of young people yet to decide on their own future careers. 28 January 2019
  • Insight beats foresight and hindsight
    Peter Brogan discusses the importance of research and insight at the IWFM. 09 January 2019
  • Workplace: embracing the opportunity
    We must embrace workplace and the challenges that come with it, argues Chris Moriarty. 09 January 2019
  • Better customer experience
    IWFM members can expect a better customer experience, says Sofia Erleigh. 09 January 2019

IWFM Columns

  • 09 June 2016
  • Important changes to the delivery of Apprenticeships in England
    Apprenticeships are government-funded, work-based training programmes for people aged 16 and over. The BIFM's Fraser Talbot details the institute's work with employer groups in developing new standards for apprenticeships in FM.
  • Reaching across borders
    Meeting with FM professionals and members, in both the UK and further afield is always the best part of my job, writes Lee Grant.
  • Evolution
    FM World has been a cornerstone of the Institute's offering for many years, having recently celebrated its 12th birthday and this is its 279th issue. It provides a range of news, analysis, case studies and insights to support the facilities management profession and the Institute's membership, writes James Sutton.
  • A gold standard for FM excellence
    The BIFM Facilities Management Awards are always a highlight of the facilities management calendar and over the past few years we have been on a development journey to further enhance the Awards programme for the profession and to reflect the institute's new mission and strategic intent.