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COVID-19, material prices and lack of orders lessen likelihood of wage awards

1 February 2021

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In the first 2 weeks of February, BFM surveyed members on their wage intention for 2021 and what if any impediments there may be to making an award.

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Dewsbury MP and Kirklees College Talk Real Skills with Furniture and Bedding Manufacturers

1 February 2021

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Call for stronger ties between the Kirklees College and furniture and bedding manufacturers.

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Furniture retail prices at over 3 year high

1 February 2021

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In January this year, the retail price of furniture and furnishings rose on an annual basis by 4.5%, up from 1.3% the month before.

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Soft Furnishings Waste Working Group on Persistent Organic Pollutants

1 February 2021

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A working group has been established comprising the British Furniture Confederation (BFC), the Environment Agency and DEFRA.

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Urgent Feedback on Post Brexit Trading

1 February 2021

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BFM are involved in discussions with BEIS regarding problems with shipping goods in and out of the UK....

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Apprenticeships during the coronavirus (COVID

1 January 2021

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A new national lockdown a new version of the Apprenticeship Programme response to COVID-19 has been published.

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BFM members report large-scale surge in raw material costs

1 January 2021

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The British furniture industry is facing unprecedented increases in the cost of key raw materials, with sharp rises reported....

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BFM sets out how the furnishing industry can offer support in the pandemic

1 January 2021

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BFM has compiled a briefing note setting out how the industry can support the national effort in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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BFM Webinar Employment Law Changes & HR Considerations

1 January 2021

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In conjunction with Croners - Thursday, Jan 28, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM. The session will cover The Job Retention Scheme, Work from home guidance.........

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Challenge in the short term, but hopes of swift recovery

1 January 2021

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BFM's latest Economic Review outlines the impact of a third COVID-19 lockdown and the challenges posed by Brexit...

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