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Furniture inspection/repair and consumer legal updates

Furniture inspection/repair and consumer legal updates

Training Events Wednesday 12 Feb, 2020 - 9:30

Our Service Technicians experts and the Furniture Ombudsman are hosting a free joint learning session covering the lates...

FIRA Open Day, Thursday 13 February 2020

FIRA Open Day, Thursday 13 February 2020

Training Events Thursday 13 Feb, 2020 - 10:00

Meet the FIRA International team, have a tour of our UKAS accredited facilities, try repairing furniture and more.

Furniture Fire Safety Training

Furniture Fire Safety Training

Training Events Thursday 06 Feb, 2020 - 10:00

The course explains the requirements of the Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations covering the supply of f...

An Introduction to Upholstered Furniture Regulations

An Introduction to Upholstered Furniture Regulations

Training Events Tuesday 11 Feb, 2020 - 9:30

In this training course, the delegates will benefit from an introduction and understanding of the relevant regulations i...

PAS7100, Risk Assessments and Due Diligence

PAS7100, Risk Assessments and Due Diligence

Training Events Wednesday 26 Feb, 2020 - 9:30

This course is all about PAS7100 (Code of practice on consumer product safety related recalls and other corrective actio...

CE Marking Electrically Powered Office Furniture

CE Marking Electrically Powered Office Furniture

Training Events Wednesday 04 Mar, 2020 - 9:30

There's been a rise in the sales volumes of powered office furniture including motors like sit stand desking and height ...

PAS7100, Risk Assessments and Due Diligence

PAS7100, Risk Assessments and Due Diligence

Training Events Tuesday 19 May, 2020 - 9:30

This course is all about PAS7100 (Code of practice on consumer product safety related recalls and other corrective actio...

CE Marking Electrically Powered Office Furniture

CE Marking Electrically Powered Office Furniture

Training Events Wednesday 17 Jun, 2020 - 9:30

There's been a rise in the sales volumes of powered office furniture including motors like sit stand desking and height ...