General Business Support

We produce a wide range of publications to support members and the joinery industry. You’ll find a wealth of information, including the BWF Employee Handbook, Machine Safety Cards, Model Company Policies, Contractual and Employment Guidance, and Technical Advice. Here in our General Business Support publications you can find the BWF Guide To Running A Joinery Business.

Most publications can be downloaded free as part of your membership subscription fee; further copies can be ordered direct from us. Members also receive a discount on the publications that are available for purchase.

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Member Credit Check Service

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GDPR checklist

This simple Audit Check List helps BWF members carry out an internal review to see how they can comply with the new data protection rules coming in on 25th May. It includes examples of how to write a Privacy Policy and simple rules for capturing data.

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BWF Risk Register Template

A structured process for business owners to identify the most likely or damaging risks in their joinery manufacturing and woodworking firms

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BWF Guide – Business Continuity Guide for Small Joinery Businesses

Organisations that have a business continuity capability are far more likely to survive the effects of a major incident than those that don’t. A simple guide to business continuity capability

BWF Associate Member Benefits and Services

BWF Associate Members are companies of all sizes who are involved in the manufacture and sale of machinery, equipment, hardware and other products, materials or services which are used by BWF members.

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Template Corporate Social Responsibility Policy

NEW FOR APRIL 2017 – Meeting social, economic and environmental responsibilities to stakeholders should be integral to any business. Here you can find guidance on preparing a statement of a company’s commitment.

BWF/RICS Consumer Mediation Dispute Scheme

BWF has worked with RICS to develop a compliant ADR process to support members. This is designed to offer a quicker and cheaper alternative to the court system when disputes cannot be resolved between the consumer and the business directly.

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Contracts – Sample Terms & Conditions of Sale (Business to Business)

NEW FOR OCTOBER 2015 – A sample set of terms and conditions that most businesses would wish to contain in their standard terms and conditions. Containing lots of different options, the document is not suitable to be used as it stands and should adapted according to the needs of the company.

Credit Applications

Safe Collection Guide to credit Applications

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Credit Control

Safe Collections guide to Credit Control