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Businesses that trade online required to link to Online Dispute Resolution website
11 February 2016 - From Monday 15 February, all businesses which trade online will need to provide a link to the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) website. Read more...Latest News
Dangerous installation work leads to £36k fine for window manufacturer
10 February 2016 - HSE investigated after a member of the public provided photos of workers leaning out of window openings eight metres above the ground and video showing the workers dropping part of a window just missed a nearby pedestrian. Read more...Latest News
Signs of future construction growth continue but risks intensify
9 February 2016 - The forecast horizon remains positive, largely due to the inclusion of HS2 main works for the first time; however, risks that threaten construction activity have intensified, particularly from weakening global economic growth, the EU referendum and skills shortages. Read more...Latest News
Want to work for us? The BWF is looking for a Membership Liaison Manager
4 February 2016 - Engaging with the BWF Membership is central to the position, to support the delivery of BWF services, shaping our work and policy and maintaining a high benchmark for the joinery industry. Read more...Latest News
Key dates for your joinery manufacturing business in 2016
28 January 2016 - Below we have compiled some of the dates and events that your joinery manufacturing business should be aware of in 2016, but remember of course that we are only a phone call away to members Read more...Latest News
Market report reveals timber windows set to outperform overall housing market with period of sustained growth
28 January 2016 - In 2014 the UK timber window market grew by 17.1% to 739,000 frames and by 25.4% to £439million in installed value, with growth set to continue until at least 2019 Read more...Latest News
Coastal joins the BWF and launches Part Q initiative
27 January 2016 - As part of its commitment to customer support, the company has launched a new initiative to enable businesses in the trade to easily and effectively become fully Part Q compliant. Read more...Latest News
E-Learning Packages from BWF
23 January 2016 - The BWF has launched a series of E-Learning packages, in conjunction with the National Association of Shopfitters and covering a range of topics from BIM to contract procedure. Read more...Latest News
Michael Lee – Obituary
21 January 2016 - We are sad to announce the passing of Michael Lee, Membership Director at the British Woodworking Federation, after a short battle with illness. Read more...Latest News
Bespoke door manufacturer Leaderflush Shapland closes with loss of 394 jobs
14 January 2016 - The BWF-CERTIFIRE Scheme member, which had sites in Langley Mill in Derbyshire and Mansfield in Nottinghamshire, closed over the holiday period Read more...Latest News
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