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February 2009 for 10th FM Legal Update conference

22 October 2008

Workplace Law Group's 10th Anniversary Facilities Management Legal Update Conference and Dinner, will be held from 3-4 February 2009 at the Radisson SAS Hotel, Stansted. The 2 day programme provides legal insight, on water regulations, commercial property and dilapidations, asbestos management, construction contracts, disabled access and TUPE.

The conference programme promises two days of essential information to help you plan budgets, manage risk and save money in 2009. With over 100 delegates each year and an all-inclusive rate for the dinner and accommodation, it provides a great value opportunity for networking with like-minded facilities managers from throughout the UK.

Book now>> or read on to find out more!

Key regulatory issues covered at the conference include:
• Asbestos management: changes to MHDS100 official guidance on asbestos surveying
• Fire safety: review of BS 9999 ‘Code of practice for fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings’ which will replace BS 5588.
• Fire safety: review of BS 7273-4 ‘Code of practice for the operation of fire protection measures’ regarding fire control doors and impact on evacuation response times.
• FM contracts: Impact of the Draft Construction Contracts Bill
• Water management: review of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations regarding efficiency targets and preventing contamination
• Sustainability: review of BS 15686-5:2008 International Standard for Property Life Cycle Costing.
• Commercial premises: review of RICS guidance on dilapidations and the Property Litigation Association’s dilapidations protocol.
• Plus seminars, workshops and roundtable sessions on TUPE, ergonomics, waste management, signage and wayfinding … and much more.

Click here>> to download your full conference programme.

FM Report readers save 10% on the standard rate of the conference: please quote promotion code 3469 and book before 31 October 2008 to secure your discount. For information on rates and availability call us now on 0871 777 8881 or visit the conference website at:

Praise for past annual events
"Workplace Law's FM Legal Update Conference has set the standard which other companies need to meet. A sensible balance of high quality speakers, relevant topics and workshops make this a must not miss event." Paul Ashenden, Health & Safety Manager, BAE Systems

"I have been attending Workplace Law’s annual FMLU conference for the past nine years and consider it to be an essential event in informing the FM and associated industries of the impact of recent and future legislation. The conference also provides an excellent networking opportunity for all attendees."
Clive Godsave, Facilities Manager, F&C Property Investments (Services) Ltd

"Once again Workplace Law has produced an interesting and varied collection of speakers who certainly know how to provoke thought and discussion on current topics. This is fast becoming the must attend event of the year." Les Lane, Office Facilities Manager , Raglan Housing Association

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