Latest BWF Press Releases

Joinery firms urged to check their risks in a new specialist woodworking risk management tool
14 July 2016 - A structured process for business owners to identify the most likely or damaging risks in their joinery manufacturing and woodworking firms has been launched by the British Woodworking Federation. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Joinery industry action plans spells out priorities for year ahead
13 July 2016 - An action plan to boost the joinery manufacturing and woodworking industry’s preparedness to seize opportunity and influence change in a post-Brexit Britain has been launched by the BWF. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Late BWF membership director Michael Lee gets Award recognition for outstanding contributions
12 July 2016 - A deeply moving and emotional tribute was made to the late Michael Lee, former membership director of the BWF at this year’s Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
BWF appoints Cliff Thrumble as new President
12 July 2016 - Cliff, who built his career at Boyland Joinery, takes on the BWF presidency after three years of leadership from David Pattenden. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
British Woodworking, looking for the Brexit and prepared for the risks
24 June 2016 - “For the UK, its people and its economy, we are entering a new chapter in history. But for the ongoing management and strategic decision making that is still needed on a day-to-day basis in the joinery manufacturing and woodworking industry, what matters now is that firms are well informed and well prepared to assess risk. From that position of preparedness, businesses will be able to ride through the inevitable period of change ahead with greater confidence and optimism. BWF have already prepared a risk matrix, this is freely available on our website and we encourage companies to go through it so they are braced for impact. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Business survey sets benchmark for confidence in the UK joinery industry
14 June 2016 - With just days to go before the EU Referendum, business confidence is under close scrutiny in the joinery manufacture and woodworking industry. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
BWF joins Confederation of Timber Industries
13 June 2016 - The CTI’s proposed new approach is one we fully support. It’s a more focused, project-led way of working with leadership coming from the industry itself, so we are keen to lend our weight and get stuck in. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
New product design category boosts woodworking awards
9 May 2016 - A new Product Design in Wood category has been launched in 2016 to recognise excellence in technical expertise, application and innovation in joinery product manufacture and design. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
New guide published for Part Q compliance
5 May 2016 - The British Woodworking Federation has launched a free-to-members guide on the new Part Q Security Regulations for accessible windows and doors in new homes. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Get the recognition your business deserves and help raise the profile of British woodworking by entering the BWF Awards in 2016
4 May 2016 - Has your firm completed an outstanding joinery project or product design that you really want to shout about? Do you have a health and safety hero in your workforce, or have you made some smart innovations in your working processes? Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
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