Furniture manufacture and retail is gaining greater recognition within government circles due to recent excellent sales performances, outstripping most other sectors in the UK. Now is the time to make a difference and by completing this short survey you will, through the BFC, have a direct influence on the furniture industry’s agenda for engagement with politicians and civil servants
Our wide expertise enables us to test all types of domestic and contract furniture, from sofas to airline seats, from mattresses to outdoor furniture, from pushchairs to prison furniture. Whether it be for structural, durability, safety or flammability, it is all carried out within our UKAS accredited facilities.
The Furniture Industry Research Association website is host to a wealth of information which Members can access free of charge. Member companies can have as many website users as they need, so please check if your company is a member - you may be eligible for a login to this great resource.
FIRA has updated its reception showcase with some of the latest work created by students who are studying for the Association of Master Upholsterers and Soft Furnishers qualifications. We are delighted to display Sue Blow’s modern child’s chair and Charlotte Ellis’ traditionally upholstered Victorian chair.
The latest edition of the FIRA Club Green Member's Newsletter is now available to view and download