The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has announced that it will prioritise housing supply, the future of the high street and climate change in its discussions with national and regional governments.
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.
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) are now offering a combined suite of credentials and professional qualifications for facilities managers.
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.
Facilities Managers have a number of professional institutions to choose from. The three main UK bodies are:
Many people who look after buildings and services for charities may not even know that what they are doing is "facilities management"!