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12 Week Membership Fee Suspension

07 April 2020 - Throughout the COVID-19 crisis the BWF team have provided ongoing advice and support to members, which we know from feedback has been greatly appreciated. Today (7th April 2020), we have sent a ... Read more »

BWF Six-Point Blueprint for Wood

12 March 2020 - The announcements made by the newly elected Government concerning the Fire Safety Bill, the Building Safety Bill and the National Skills Fund are positive signs for the industry. To build on this ... Read more »

The Government and Building Safety

30 January 2020 - On Tuesday 21st January Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, announced new measures which go faster and further to improve building safety. Key ... Read more »