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£1,000 funding to cover any training!
13 October 2014 - £1,000+ is available for BWF/WITForum members to undertake training, to fund training that has recently taken place. Read more...Latest News
BWF Joinery State of Trade Survey Q3 2014 launched - we need your responses by this Friday 10th October
7 October 2014 - The Joinery State of Trade Survey Q3 2014 has now been launched and it is crucial for us to have a robust evidence base about recent trends within our sector that you can access Read more...Latest News
PRESS RELEASE: How much more timber knowledge can you get in the next 72 hours?
1 October 2014 - Technical support for contractors, architects and specifiers interested in the latest joinery trends and innovations is on offer at this week’s Timber Expo and W14 shows, both running at the NEC until 8 October. Read more...Latest News
Timber industry calls on policy makers to Build with Carbon - not emit it
25 September 2014 - Wood for Good has launched a series of short animations showing how new build timber frame housing could bank 4 million tonnes of CO2 every year Read more...Latest News
Building firm prosecuted after joiner falls through ceiling
23 September 2014 - The joiner, 48, from Stretford, had been working on a loft conversion in Chorlton when the incident happened on 21 May 2013 Read more...Latest News
Security becoming part of Building Regs as new package of housing standards revealed
19 September 2014 - Our technical team will be looking into the implications for the testing of products such as doors and windows to meet the security standard – included within the consultation as Draft Approved Document Q. Read more...Latest News
Minister backs Fire Door Safety Week
18 September 2014 - Fire and Rescue Minister Penny Mordaunt MP is the latest in a long list of high profile supporters backing Fire Door Safety Week which finishes on Sunday (21 September). Read more...Latest News
PRESS RELEASE: Timber industry bodies take next steps towards high level merger
11 September 2014 - Significant steps have been taken this month in the proposed high-level merger of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) and Timber Trade Federation (TTF) with the signing of a formal Memorandum of Understanding between the two bodies last night [10 September 2014] at the Pride of Construction Awards. Read more...Latest News
National Minimum Wage set for rise above inflation from October 1st 2014
12 September 2014 - The National Minimum Wage and apprentice wage rates are set to increase in October 2014 and the increases from the current rates are as follows. Read more...Latest News
NSCC writes to Vince Cable on Supply Chain Payment Charter
9 September 2014 - Further to an agreement to publicly welcome and commit to the Supply Chain Payment Charter, the NSCC, of which BWF is a member, has written an open letter to Vince Cable Read more...Latest News
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