Archive | British Furniture Manufacturers


Short term growth ahead of uncertain times for furniture sector

16/10/2020 The latest British Furniture Manufacturers’ Economic Review points to a third of the British public spending more on home improvements – including furniture – in case of further lockdown restrictions. Managing Director of the BFM, Nick Garratt, has examined reports from the British Retail Consortium, the Bank of England and the EY Item Club […]


BFM economic review looks at steps to take in buoyant market

21/09/2020 BRITISH furniture businesses are being urged to ‘build up their balance sheet’ in case of difficult times ahead. National trade body British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM), has issued the message as part of its monthly economic review for the sector. Fuelled by pent-up demand and a consumer focus on homes, the furniture industry has generally […]


BFM welcomes Chancellor’s new furlough plans

13/05/2020 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR The British Furniture Manufacturers has welcomed the government’s new furlough scheme announcement. The trade body says the extended scheme will help protect the sector’s investment in its workforce and prevent significant redundancies. Nick Garratt, BFM’s MD said: “Over recent years shortage of skills has been one of the challenges our industry […]


BFM flies the flag for British furniture manufacturing with new brand design

18/11/2019 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) is flying the flag for the sector with the launch of a strong new brand identity. The trade association has implemented a bold new look across the organisation, designed to take the BFM forward and ensure it remains at the heart of the British furniture industry for […]


Updated BFM service makes access to legal advice easier for members

10/10/2019 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR The British Furniture Manufacturers has updated its legal advice service, offering members access to industry-leading support geared up to the specific needs of the sector. The BFM Commercial Legal Helpline has been revised to ensure the service offered remains of significance and value to members. Company law, commercial agency, contracts, consumer […]