The British Furniture Confederation

The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) maintains regular dialogue with Government and other influential stakeholders to ensure that all policies and initiatives support a thriving furniture, furnishings and bed sector in which 8,000 manufacturers produce £10 billion of product and employ 106,000 people.

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The British Furniture Confederation

The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) maintains regular dialogue with Government and other influential stakeholders to ensure that all policies and initiatives support a thriving furniture, furnishings and bed sector in which 8,000 manufacturers produce £10 billion of product and employ 106,000 people.

Learn More About Us

The British Furniture Confederation

The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) maintains regular dialogue with Government and other influential stakeholders to ensure that all policies and initiatives support a thriving furniture, furnishings and bed sector in which 8,000 manufacturers produce £10 billion of product and employ 106,000 people.

Learn More About Us

The British Furniture Confederation

The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) maintains regular dialogue with Government and other influential stakeholders to ensure that all policies and initiatives support a thriving furniture, furnishings and bed sector in which 8,000 manufacturers produce £10 billion of product and employ 106,000 people.

Learn More About Us

The British Furniture Confederation

The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) maintains regular dialogue with Government and other influential stakeholders to ensure that all policies and initiatives support a thriving furniture, furnishings and bed sector in which 8,000 manufacturers produce £10 billion of product and employ 106,000 people.

Learn More About Us

The British Furniture Confederation

The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) maintains regular dialogue with Government and other influential stakeholders to ensure that all policies and initiatives support a thriving furniture, furnishings and bed sector in which 8,000 manufacturers produce £10 billion of product and employ 106,000 people.

Learn More About Us

The British Furniture Confederation

The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) maintains regular dialogue with Government and other influential stakeholders to ensure that all policies and initiatives support a thriving furniture, furnishings and bed sector in which 8,000 manufacturers produce £10 billion of product and employ 106,000 people.

Learn More About Us

The British Furniture Confederation

The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) maintains regular dialogue with Government and other influential stakeholders to ensure that all policies and initiatives support a thriving furniture, furnishings and bed sector in which 8,000 manufacturers produce £10 billion of product and employ 106,000 people.

Learn More About Us

The British Furniture Confederation

The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) maintains regular dialogue with Government and other influential stakeholders to ensure that all policies and initiatives support a thriving furniture, furnishings and bed sector in which 8,000 manufacturers produce £10 billion of product and employ 106,000 people.

Learn More About Us

The Aims of The British Furniture Confederation

Securing The Future

To help secure the long term future and prosperity of the British furniture and furnishings industry.

Raising The Profile

To raise the profile of the industry at a political level to ensure that the industry gains the recognition and attention that its size deserves

Formulating Industry Strategy

To formulate strategies for dealing with key industry issues.

Support & Inform

To support and inform politicians of all parties through the All Party Parliamentary Furniture Industry Group.

Campaigning For The UK Furniture Industry

The British Furniture Confederation has an ongoing policy to engage with government on a wide range of activities affecting the furniture industry, either in accordance with our strategic focus or in response to government initiatives and announcements.

BFC News

The General Election: which party will best support the interests of the British furniture industry ?

What do the different political parties have to offer the furniture industry? The industry’s political lobbying consortium, The British Furniture...
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BFC CALLS FOR ‘MEANINGFUL’, SECTOR-SPECIFIC SUPPORT AND LONG-TERM COMMITMENT FROM GOVERNMENT INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY

The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) has responded to the Government’s Green Paper, ‘Building our Industrial Strategy’ with a vigorous call for...
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UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE AND FIRE RETARDANTS

The UK’s Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations were introduced in 1988 to safeguard consumers against the devastating effect of...
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BFM SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS LOOMING SKILLS CRISIS

UK furniture manufacturers face serious resource problems if restrictions are placed on the movement of labour to the UK from other EU countries as...
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BFC publishes its 2017 Manifesto – an action plan for Government

The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) is the UK’s furniture industry’s representative body which seeks to ensure all Government policies and...
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BFC STANDS UP FOR FURNITURE EXPORTS

Leading members of the furniture industry met with the Minister of State for International Trade and other MPs and Peers on 11th October to discuss...
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SECOND NBF MATTRESS RECYCLING REPORT PUBLISHED

The National Bed Federation, the trade association representing UK (and Irish) bed manufacturers and their component suppliers, has published its...
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A statement on the review of the UK flammability regulations

The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) fully supports the UK’s Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations which have been shown to...
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BFC APPOINTS NEW CHAIR

After four years in the hot seat, Paul von der Heyde is stepping down as chairman of the British Furniture Confederation. The new chairman is...
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PM unveils plans to boost apprenticeships and transform training

David Cameron has outlined plans to increase the number of quality apprenticeships and give businesses a say on how they are run. Government...
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