Latest statistics on the production of manufactured goods reveal that the UK furniture industry continued to grow despite a comparatively difficult business environment and increasing competition from overseas.
On 29 June FIRA International’s parent company, Exova, became part of the Element Materials Technology Group, one of the world’s most highly respected testing and product qualification businesses.
A meeting of FW/0, the overarching BSI technical committee for furniture standards was recently held at FIRA’s Stevenage offices
LOFA announces 'LOFAssured', an initiative to ensure cushions sold by members comply with fire safety regulations
The run up to Solex, the UK’s most prominent trade show for garden furniture and barbeques, sees LOFA focusing on raising awareness of fire safety standards/regulations for garden furniture cushions in a new campaign - LOFAssured.
The Occupational Awards Limited is running an apprenticeship implementation workshop on 12 July in Nottingham. This free event is designed to support employers, training providers and colleges embarking on the new furniture apprenticeship standard.