British Woodworking Federation

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.

British Woodworking Federation signs up to Confederation of Timber Industries

15 June 2016

The Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) has signed up another trade body to its membership, announcing that the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is now on board.

BWF launches membership drive as it goes for growth

26 April 2016

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is gearing up for a recruitment drive, with an ambitious target to attract 400 new firms and take its membership beyond 1,000.

British Woodworking Federation welcomes Government’s updated construction strategy

6 April 2016

Key areas of the Governments strategy will benefit the joinery and woodworking industry, the head of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has said.

Budget 2016: Tax breaks good, but British Woodworking Federation unconvinced on Business Rates

17 March 2016

Tax breaks have gone well with the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) but the organisation was less certain of the benefits of cuts to Business Rates announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in yesterday’s Budget.

Stairs in their eyes for 2016 but buoyant jobs mood is fragile, suggests BWF survey

4 December 2015

Stair manufacturers have a confident outlook on the coming year that could translate into a jobs boost, if a survey by the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is anything to go by.

Osborne’s housing vision can’t be realised without skills, warns BWF in post-spending review call for more joinery apprenticeships

1 December 2015

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has issued a response to the Government’s plan to deliver new homes by calling for more joinery apprenticeships.

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