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Mind the Gap conference tackles skills shortage

Posted on 3rd November, 2015

​The biggest challenge facing the furnishing industry over the next decade is a skills shortage, and to ensure our industry prospers, we need to address the issue. FIRA and The Furniture Makers' Company have co-operated on an industry-wide survey, the results of which have been revealed at a one-day conference at Furniture Makers' Hall on Thursday 29th October.