This page brings together the latest news and blogs for charity facilities managers.
BIFM members have approved proposals to change its name from the British Institution of Facilities Management to the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management.
The name change had been proposed by the board in March. The…Read more
New Health and Safety Executive (HSE) figures on work-related deaths show that 144 workers were fatally injured between April 2017 and March 2018. This is nine more fatalities than the previous year.
Facilities managers need to…Read more
The RICS Strategic Facility Management conference on 27 June 2018 will focus on identifying and mitigating risk.
Organisers say the theme has been chosen in the wake of recent high-profile developments in the fm sector.
Speakers will consider various forms of risk, including…Read more
The government has announced a £1.8m pilot scheme that will explore ways to secure a sustainable future for listed places of worship.
The scheme will fund expert advisors to work with custodians of listed buildings used by worshipers of all faiths. The advisors will provide practical…Read more
The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) says charity funds, supporter details and information on beneficiaries are being targeted by cyber criminals. It says charities don’t fully realise the value of the personal, financial and commercial data they…Read more
The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has announced plans to change its name to the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM). The Institute is also going to apply to become a chartered body.
The BIFM says that adding the term ‘workplace’ to its name will…Read more
The government has announced a consultation on blue parking badges for people with disabilities. The consultation proposes changes designed to remove barriers to travel for people with conditions such as dementia and autism, allowing them better access to work, shops and amenities.