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Intelligent + informative + insightful + innovative + independent = i-FM
Welcome to i-FM, the first and still the best online source for information about facilities management. This is a big and dynamic industry; it can also be pretty confusing. We're here to help you understand it and prosper in it – whether you're an in-house practitioner, a service provider or a newcomer to the whole strange business. With 15 years of accessible and searchable archives, no other resource is as comprehensive or as authoritative.
If you're in FM, you need to be on i-FM. And if you want to stay up-to-date with the sector, you can’t do better than to subscribe to our services. All licence holders – whether you have a free Lite licence or our fee-based Full licence – receive our award-winning headlines alert emails. Sent every business day at 6.30am, they help to set the industry agenda – in fact, our news stories frequently turn up on other sites hours or days later: we’re the most emulated site in FM!
But we are renowned for much more than just our news service.
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Subscribers with a Full licence can access all the resources provided by the site, which are the most extensive available in the sector - and which clearly differentiate our service offering.
Research – Bespoke studies of contract trends, buyer priorities, supplier brand perceptions, business confidence and more, plus collaborative work with leading players
Resources – The Top 50, our own industry benchmark tracking the leading companies in UK FM; the i-FM Contracts Database, a unique record of every contract win we report; i-FM Briefings, providing information, insights and advice on a range of important topics
Features - Written by our team, or commissioned by us, focus on key trends and issues in and around the industry, plus our ongoing series of interviews, a unique collection of perspectives from the people who are making the biggest impact on the FM sector
Comment - Insights, views and opinions from experienced practitioners and market observers, plus regular commentary from our own editorial team
To discover the full depth of what i-FM has to offer, read our site guide.
Comprehensive and reliable: no one else brings you more news, analysis, features, comment and opinions - all fully searchable in our 15-year archives.
Easy to use: site navigation is quick and simple; you can search our databases by keyword, phrase, date…. almost anything, really; built-in content links take you direct to relevant news stories, key documents and external sites.
Award-winning: we won the International Association of Web Masters and Designers' Golden Web Award for design and content quality when we were just a year old. In 2003, we won the Business Services Association's President's Award – and again in 2004, 5, 6 & 7 we won the BSA's Best Online Publication Award – then they retired the prize!
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15 years of history – fully searchable!
Our entire editorial content – a decade and a half! – is captured in our database archives. That means you can search news, for example, by keywords or dates to track the history of an issue or an event, or to research a company or a trend. Stories are cross-referenced and include links to external sites.
Launched in July 1999 as the first source of daily facilities management information on the worldwide web, i-FM has evolved with the market to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding and maturing sector. Now, in addition to our archive resources, we have the most experienced and knowledgeable editorial team in the business.
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