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Government’s Industrial Strategy under scrutiny as BIS Committee launches inquiry
8 September 2016 - The Committee will consider what the Government means by industrial strategy and questions how interventionist in the free market it should be. It is inviting written submissions, sent via the Committee's website by 27th September. Read more...Latest News
Opportunities to offer placements or undertake training with the National Heritage Training Group
8 September 2016 - The Bursary Scheme give trainees across England the opportunity to work alongside a team of specialist craftspeople on historic buildings, focusing on developing skills in conservation and restoration. Read more...Latest News
HSE woodworking inspections to target occupational health improvements
7 September 2016 - HSE is continuing its proactive inspection programme, with many more woodworking premises set to be inspected before the end of September. Read more...Latest News
Help British joinery ‘make a success’ out of Brexit
26 August 2016 - The new Prime Minister Theresa May has made clear that “Brexit means Brexit” and BWF needs to present a clear position to Government and policymakers based of the views of the membership. Read more...Latest News
Apprenticeship Funding Reform: funding bands for new Standards and existing Frameworks
25 August 2016 - Government has announced further details on the implementation of the Apprenticeship Levy (government levy, not CITB) and the reform of apprenticeships and apprenticeship funding. The announcement brings mixed news for joinery. Read more...Latest News
Joinery industry circumspect over Brexit consequences but BWF member sales performances continue to increase
12 August 2016 - The BWF’s Joinery State of Trade Survey Q2 2016 indicated that sales performances for BWF members remain healthy but the joinery industry remains circumspect over the long term outlook and manufacturing investment opportunities in the wake of the Brexit decision. Read more...Latest News
BWF launches BIM Guidance and Product Templates for joinery manufacturers
11 August 2016 - The new free-to-members BIM Toolkit publication document focusses on BIM Level 2 and defines what, when and how information should be created, shared and managed for a construction project. BWF has also created a BIM Product Data Template for Wood Window Units which members can download and complete. Read more...Latest News
British Woodworking Federation to back call for Apprenticeship Levy delay
11 August 2016 - As a result of delays in Government issuing further information on the operation of the Apprenticeship Levy, BWF intends to support the call for a one year delay in the levy’s introduction. Read more...Latest News
Best of British joinery revealed as BWF Awards 2016 shortlist announced
8 August 2016 - The shortlist for the prestigious BWF Woodworking Awards 2016 has been announced. The awards showcase the best of UK joinery, recognising the projects, products, processes and people that have hit the heights of woodworking excellence in the last year. Read more...Latest News
Construction company fined £50,000 after joiner fractures vertebra in fall from height
28 July 2016 - Falls from height are the most common cause of fatal injury and the second most common cause of major injury to employees. Read more...Latest News
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