About BFC And Our Aims

About 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. Many of its activities are channelled through the All Party Parliamentary Furniture Industry Group (APPFIG), chaired by Stephen McPartland MP.

The sector is larger than many envisage, operating within a diverse marketplace including houses, offices, hotels, schools, cruise liners, hospitals, restaurants, residential accommodation, stadia, airports and other public spaces.

8,000 manufacturers produce £10 billion of product and employ 106,000 people. In addition to this, 147,000 individuals are estimated to work in associated wholesale and retail activities.

Our Mission Statement

To sustain a strong and influential dialogue with Government, ensuring that its policies support a thriving UK furniture industry.

View our current campaigns to see how we implement our mission statement…

Current Campaigns

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.

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