Now the dust is settling after the General Election, the British Furniture Confederation (BFC) is bracing itself to work with the newly formed Government on behalf of the furniture and furnishing sector. Jonathan Hindle, chairman of the BFC says: “In the run up to the...read more
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 Confederation (BFC), has compared the three main parties’ manifestos with its own objectives, as published in its own...read more
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 long term, meaningful and practical sector-specific support, particularly in addressing the skills gap and helping...read more
The UK’s Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations were introduced in 1988 to safeguard consumers against the devastating effect of toxic fumes and rapid burning associated with foam fillings. The regulations have been shown to save many 100s of lives...read more
UK furniture manufacturers face serious resource problems if restrictions are placed on the movement of labour to the UK from other EU countries as a result of Brexit. A British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) survey of companies, accounting for an estimated 9% of total...read more
The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) is the UK’s furniture industry’s representative body which seeks to ensure all Government policies and initiatives support a thriving furniture, furnishings and bed sector. The organisation has published its 2017 Manifesto...read more