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Established in 1949, the Furniture Industry Research Association provides support to the entire furniture supply chain, across all sectors. Membership is open to all within, or with an interest in the furniture market. Membership gives access to our unrivalled hub of knowledge covering all facets affecting the furniture industry.
Statistical Digest for the Furniture Industry 2019
The digest revealed consumer expenditure on furniture and furnishings was almost £17 billion in 2018; a 10.5% year-on-ye...
December 2019 Standards Update Report
Details of new standards and standards in development
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UK Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations – Revision process commences
OPSS outlined its aims of maintaining (or increasing) the current level of fire safety
Nottingham Trent University - Product Repairability Study
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Research Association welcomes new members
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Standards meeting report – Motorised furniture
Key areas to address are stability, strength and durability and entrapment.
Revision to REACH - Update on SVHC - January 2020
Our January update report concerning Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Regulations has been revised.
Government Consultation on the UK Global Tariff
Provide your views and feedback. Consultation closes 5 March 2020
‘Statistics Digest’ reveals £17.5 billion consumer spend on furniture and furnishings
Latest data shows that furniture and furnishings sales continued to rise into 2019
Furniture Makers exceeds target of 100 One Step at a Time companies
Campaign challenging companies in the furnishing sector to sign up for free as a One Step Champion
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