MORE than 100 people from across the industry attended The Furniture Makers’ Christmas Ball at Mitton Hall, raising over £4,000 for the industry charity.

CALLS on Government to act on skills and training, exporting, the flammability regulations, and sustainability.

politicsNO viable UK export should fail for lack of finance or insurance from the private sector, the Chancellor of the Exchequer said today, announcing measures designed to boost overseas trade.

REMAINS at equal highest in eight months

MORE people on shopping parks, according to British Retail Consortium

FURNITURE suppliers Artedi, Célio Furniture and Lifestyle Europe are the latest signups to the January Furniture Show, organisers have announced.

WEEKLY John Sales; new showroom for furniture maker; Orgatec visitor numbers, and new merchandising rollout for JYSK

CASH raised will be used to support university and college students

ukFurnitureManufacturingSURVEY and export event shine light on the needs of UK furniture makers, half of which have designs on sending more goods overseas

RIGHTS issue at retailer, HSL joins TFO and Heico wins its second FIRA Gold award; Annual agentlaw seminar

michaelTylerThMODERN sofa maker to end near two-decade absence from UK's largest furniture exhibition

AWARD wins for Leekes and Godfrey Syrett; John Lewis weekly sales, new store for Sharps, and new sales director at upholstery company

STEINHOFF Australian acquisition; Contract wins for Godfrey Syrett; New member for TFO; Young Furniture Makers exhibition

cabinetFREIGHT rates pushed higher, but are already at historic lows, say Far East furniture stakeholders, who are more concerned about sterling devaluation

SUCCESSFULLY completed London to Bordeaux ride

robertMaskCardiffINFLUENTIAL furniture retailer and philanthropist Robert Maskrey OBE has died following a short illness. He was 76 years old.

INDUSTRY charity The Furniture Makers’ Company is to host a Christmas Ball fundraiser.

HOME and gift trade show Autumn Fair opened its doors for its 2016 edition at the NEC, Birmingham yesterday.