Archive | February, 2023


BFM’s new podcast sets the scene on furniture ‘Industry Matters’

14/02/2023 The first episode of British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) new podcast, ‘Industry Matters’ – recorded at the January Furniture Show – is now available online. Managing Director Sean Holt and Marketing and Communications Manager, Jo Audley-Charles host the podcast, which aims to tackle industry news and offer insights a nd analysis, as well as covering […]

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Building material sales on course to bounce back after initial downturn

14/02/2023 Midlands-based trade body the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has forecast a drop in growth this year in its Winter 2023 Forecast Report. Despite the political and economic upheaval seen in 2022, the year is expected to end with positive growth of 6.7% due to price inflation rather than increased sales volume. But ongoing volatility […]

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Recruitment drive for 60 apprentices launched to mark anniversary

06/02/2023 A total of 60 apprenticeship opportunities are being created to mark the 60th anniversary of the National Merchant Buying Society (NMBS), during National Apprenticeship Week (February 6-12). NMBS, based at Meridian Business Park in Leicester, is launching the recruitment drive with support from Coventry-based national trade body, Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), which has a […]

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MALLET set to revolutionise disposal of nuclear waste

06/02/2023 Industry partners have joined forces to develop a pioneering new technique, designed to transform the process of nuclear waste disposal globally. International technology company Lucideon has forged a partnership with NUVIA UK to bring its MALLET (MIDAR™-Augmented Lower-cost Lower-carbon Encapsulation Technique) to the nuclear sector. Developed in response to a number of nuclear industry […]