British Woodworking Federation

BWF presents blueprint for safer common timber stairs

26 May 2017

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Stair Scheme has launched a new guide to assist stair designers, manufacturers and building professionals involved in the design and specification of common timber stairs for the UK market.

BWF Members Day Conference aims to chart a course through uncertain times

8 May 2017

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has picked an apt theme for its Members’ Day Conference 2017: given the changes sweeping industry – from skills to digital technology and product design, to the implications of Brexit – the organisation will be ‘setting out for success in uncertain times’.

BWF launches employment guidance so joinery firms can focus on the task in hand

5 April 2017

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has launched a portfolio of employment guides and draft policies to support joinery businesses to employ, manage and appraise staff.

World first for timber windows in BRE LINA life cycle assessment

23 March 2017

The world’s first life cycle assessment calculated using the new BRE LINA tool were presented at Ecobuild earlier this month.

Virtues of wood interiors discussed at debut meeting of new BWF group

30 January 2017

The inaugural meeting of the British Woodworking Federations’ (BWF) Interiors Group got off to a flying start last week, with guests taking an informative look at some of the industry’s key topics of interest.

Timber industry broadly welcomes Hammond’s Autumn Statement

24 November 2016

The Government’s shift from austerity to fiscal stimulus, with infrastructure and housing at the heart of efforts to boost economic productivity, has been broadly welcomed by umbrella-body, the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI).

Timber industry launches manifesto for growth and integration

28 October 2016

A manifesto setting out a strategy to build a stronger, more integrated timber industry was launched during Timber Expo in Birmingham.

Liam Martin meets the W Challenge and scoops the prize

14 October 2016

Liam Martin, 19, scooped the prize in W16’s very first woodworking and joinery competition, the W Challenge, with his skills at creating a curved door panel.

Cheshire firefighters support fire door safety week

27 September 2016

Cheshire’s Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is backing Fire Safety Week with a simple message – that they can and do save lives and prevent fire.

Brexit: Brace for impact, BWF chief tells woodworking industry

24 June 2016

The joinery industry needs to brace itself against a “barrage of news and spin” as the UK enters into the uncharted waters of a post-EU world, according to the British Woodworking Federation (BWF), but the organisation said well-prepared businesses will be able to weather the storms of change.<