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Major new agreement to boost success of timber products sector
6 October 2015 - A new collaboration agreement between the UK’s two largest trade bodies for manufactured timber products has been launched at Timber Expo. Read more...Latest News
What's going on at Construction Week: See you there?
5 October 2015 - BWF will be active throughout Construction Week, co-ordinated from Stand (T3 414-416), in the Timber Expo Hall at the NEC. As well as promoting our BWF Stair Scheme Installation Guide, demonstrating the common problems with fire doors and our new best practice guide and showcasing timber windows, we have three important events taking place on our stand. Read more...Latest News
Joinery State of Trade Survey Q3 launched - we need your responses!
2 October 2015 - The deadline is 9th October, but it would be great if you could complete now Read more...Latest News
New Security Regulations for accessible windows and doors in new homes from October 1st
1 October 2015 - The Government has published the amendments to the building regulations for England which will, among other changes, introduce the requirement for security rated doors and windows to be provided for new build homes. Read more...Latest News
New Consumer Rights rules come into force from 1st October
1 October 2015 - New regulations on consumer rights will have an impact on all firms that sell products and services to the homeowner. The new rights and responsibilities come into force in October and include: Read more...Latest News
Failing to test dust extraction systems leads to £15k fine for Essex joinery business in HSE wood dust clampdown
18 September 2015 - The regulations require that thorough examination and testing of LEV systems in woodworking establishments is carried out at least once every 14 months, with records of all tests kept for at least five years Read more...Latest News
Why is wood the material for the future? BWF responds to Europe and BRE consultations
16 September 2015 - BWF responded to EC Circular Economy Consultation and BRE's Home Quality Mark Questionnaire Read more...Latest News
Funded coaching programme extended: Grow your business above the sector with BWF
9 September 2015 - The BWF’s WITForum has secured another trench of funding for a business development and coaching programme to bring about sustained growth in BWF member companies. Read more...Latest News
Accoya modified wood continues to impress in woodworking projects the world over
9 September 2015 - Accoya, the world’s leading modified wood, has been used for some of the most unique and advanced woodwork and construction projects across the globe in 2015 Read more...Latest News
Take a good step up, look ahead through the window and open the door to better fire safety at UK Construction Week
9 September 2015 - Architects and contractors attending this year's UK Construction Week event will get insights into the latest trends in wood window technology and design, the art of safe stair design and the legal responsibilities surrounding fire door safety. Read more...Latest News
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