“Do you know the difference between copyright and trade marks? UK and EU designs? What amounts to an unlawful copy? What you should register, and when?
Whether you are looking for your next role within the furniture industry, or looking to recruit top talent to your organisation, it’s worth saving the Industry Jobs page on the FIRA website.
Over 150 delegates joined the British Standards Institute in the launch of ISO 20400 which provides guidance for organisations seeking to implement and improve their sustainable procurement practices.
FIRA’s Showcase in the reception area of the UKAS accredited site in Stevenage has some availability. FIRA members are invited to showcase products as part of the display. There is no cost to exhibit, you would just need to arrange to have your product delivered to our offices.
FIRA has published a new report ‘Sustainability Hotspot Analysis for the Furniture Industry’, which is the second in a series of circular economy initiatives investigated by the Furniture Industry Research Association and presents the wide ranging aspects of a sustainability hotspot analysis by researching and contextualising the commercial, reputational and material source risks that exist within supply chains.
BFC welcomes Government’s Industrial Strategy proposals but calls for ‘meaningful’, sector-specific support and long-term commitment
The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) has responded to the Government’s Green Paper, ‘Building our Industrial Strategy’ with a vigorous call for long term, meaningful and practical sector-specific support, particularly in addressing the skills gap and helping companies to export.
The Furniture Industry Research Association recently featured on the BBC ‘Rip Off Britain’ programme, which focused on the dangers rogue mattresses in terms of safety and paying over the odds for a product which is not fit for purpose.