Trade bodies join forces to launch Confederation of Timber Industries

11 February 2015

A new trade association is to launch in June to represent both the woodworking and timber industries together.

Stair safety showcased with new BWF website

20 January 2015

The quality and aesthetics of stairs are being showcased as a means of pushing the all-important stair safety message with the launch of a new website.

STA says garden cities 'must be sustainable'

19 March 2014

The Structural Timber Association (STA) has welcomed chancellor George Osborne’s commitment to building a new garden city at Ebbsfleet in Kent – but has urged him to make sure the houses that are built are sustainable.

BWF homes in on marketing

27 January 2014

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has launched a marketing toolkit to help members promote their products and services more effectively.

BWF service adapted to help SMEs with CPR

24 January 2014

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has re-launched its basic U-value calculation service to bring it in line with the Construction Products Regulation (CPR).

Threat to timber in standards change, says BWF

15 November 2013

The government’s planned simplification of building regulations and standards risks watering down the emphasis on using sustainable materials such as timber, the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is warning.

BWF smashes membership target

6 August 2013

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) says successful lobbying and offering extensive technical and business services has helped it smash its target of attracting 100 new members this year five months early.

New BWF president promises greater access

25 July 2013

The man who was responsible for introducing free member places at the British Woodworking Federations (BWF’s) Member Day this year says he plans to increase opportunities for all members to get involved in policy development during his tenure as the organisation’s president.

BWF warns on legislation overload

20 June 2013

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is calling for the already delayed implementation of the new Building Regulations to be put off until the new year, if a clash of new regulations is not going to create a bureaucratic burden for the whole joinery industry.

Devon joiner named BWF Apprentice of the Year

20 November 2012

An 18-year-old trainee joiner from Devon-based GS Haydon & Son has been named the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Apprentice of the Year.

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