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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.



  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019
  • Productivity at work
    Martin Read discusses changes to productivity in the workplace since the Stoddart Review. Tuesday, December 3, 2019
  • Productive research
    Doctors Hannah Wilson and Matthew Tucker discuss the academic research on workplace productivity Monday, December 2, 2019
  • The ROI on workplace analysis
    Many organisations want to improve their space but don't know where to start, so they often end up making costly mistakes, says Jackie Furey. Monday, December 2, 2019
  • Follow the breadcrumbs
    More FM companies should use data tracking technology, says Jason Petsch. Monday, December 2, 2019
  • We're in an energy crisis
    We are deep into a climate crisis, which is inextricably linked to a looming energy crisis, says Richard Kirkman. Monday, December 2, 2019
  • External perceptions: whatever do they think of us?
    This month, we find out what people think of the workplace and facilities management profession. Monday, December 2, 2019
  • How are you curbing climate change?
    This month we find out how businesses are addressing climate change. Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Weather warning
    FMs need to be better prepared for warmer weather, says Carl Webb. Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Take out the guesswork
    Sensors in the office provide valuable insights to managers, says Tony Booty. Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Women's wisdom
    There needs to be workplace menopause policies for older women, argues Herpreet Kaur Grewal. Monday, November 4, 2019

IWFM Columns

  • Thursday, June 9, 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.