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The Glass and Glazing Federation represents companies who make, supply or fit, glass and glazing products in the UK and internationally.

Being the industry authority, the GGF promotes best practice and sets the highest technical and health & safety standards. The Federation is also the voice of the industry in local and national politics helping shape and influence policy and legislation. As well as offering an array of benefits to its members, the GGF guides and protects homeowners when buying glass or glazing products and services. 

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GGF DISAPPOINTED WITH GREEN DEAL FUND CLOSURE

GGF DISAPPOINTED WITH GREEN DEAL FUND CLOSURE

The GGF was disappointed to hear this week, that newly appointed Energy Minister Amber Rudd has been forced to shut down the Green Deal money back scheme

AND THEY’RE OFF - GGF LONDON REGION RACE NIGHT!

AND THEY’RE OFF - GGF LONDON REGION RACE NIGHT!

Various members of the London Region, recently attended the Irish Night – race meeting at the Royal Windsor Race Course.

GGF SPONSORS THE G14 AWARDS

GGF SPONSORS THE G14 AWARDS

The GGF has once again agreed to be a main sponsor of G14 Awards which will take place at London Hilton on Park Lane, on Friday 21st November.

GGF LONDON MEMBERS HIT NEW HEIGHTS

GGF LONDON MEMBERS HIT NEW HEIGHTS

London's newest best known glass artifact recently played host to Members of the GGF London Region and Federation staff.

GGF DEFENDS DOUBLE GLAZING COMPANIES ON BBC RADIO

GGF DEFENDS DOUBLE GLAZING COMPANIES ON BBC RADIO

Nigel Rees, GGF Group Chief Executive defended the double glazing industry live on BBC Radio Leeds on Thursday 26th June (at 11.40am) outlining why homeowners should always use a GGF Member company.

GGF PLEASED WITH THE FIT SHOW SUCCESS

GGF PLEASED WITH THE FIT SHOW SUCCESS

The GGF Group was pleased with the success of the FIT Show held recently at The International Centre in Telford.

ALL CONTRACTS MUST CHANGE BY 13TH JUNE

ALL CONTRACTS MUST CHANGE BY 13TH JUNE

With the incoming Consumer Rights Directive coming into force on 13th June 2014, every Company must change their contract of terms and conditions by 13th June 2014.

GGF SETS THE STANDARD FOR FIRE-RESISTING GLAZING

GGF SETS THE STANDARD FOR FIRE-RESISTING GLAZING

The GGF Fire Resistant Glazing Group (FRGG) has now published the new Standard for “The Specification and Installation of Fire-Resistant Barriers containing Glass for Resistance against the passage of Fire and Products of Combustion.”

GGF GROUP FIT AND READY!

GGF GROUP FIT AND READY!

The GGF Group is “fit and ready” to make the most of the best UK trade show for the Glass and Glazing Industry – The FIT Show in Telford International Centre 1012 June. At the show the GGF Group will have an 85m2 space in Hall 2, Stand No. 264.

GGF TRAINING WEBSITE UPDATED

GGF TRAINING WEBSITE UPDATED

GGF Training has recently updated its website www.ggftraining.com with the FENSA Homepage on the site now linking customers to the FENSA registration page on www.fensa.org.uk and subsequently re-directing customers to the Minimal Technical Competency (MTC) registration page.

GGF APPOINTS NEW HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT MANAGER

GGF APPOINTS NEW HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT MANAGER

This week, the GGF welcomed Victoria Shelley as the Federation’s new Health & Safety and Environment Manager.

SYNSEAL JOINS THE GGF

SYNSEAL JOINS THE GGF

Synseal Extrusions, the leading UK-owned systems supplier, has joined the GGF and at a recent GGF Window and Door Group meeting, Head of Marketing Mark Schlotel was presented with their framed Membership certificate by Brian Baker, GGF President and Nigel Rees, GGF Group Chief Executive.

GGF ON BBC 1

GGF ON BBC 1

The GGF featured on the BBC Television show “Don’t Get Done Get Dom” over the Easter weekend with broadcasts on Friday 18th April at 10.45am and on Monday 21st April at 10.45am both shows were on BBC1.

GGF PLEASED WITH SUCCESSFUL EVENTS

GGF PLEASED WITH SUCCESSFUL EVENTS

Following a successful few weeks of events and exhibitions, the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is now looking forward to Counter Terror Expo at London Olympia, 29-30 April. Here’s a review of the GGF’s recent events and a brief preview of the GGF’s plans for Counter Terror Expo 2014.

GGF PLEASED WITH TRUSTMARK RELAUNCH

GGF PLEASED WITH TRUSTMARK RELAUNCH

The GGF was pleased to see TrustMark - the Government-backed quality mark for reputable tradesmen - relaunched last week by Consumer Minister Jenny Willott, with new improved standards of consumer protection under a renewed master licence from the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

GGF “MIXED FEELINGS” ON BUDGET 2014

GGF “MIXED FEELINGS” ON BUDGET 2014

The GGF had “mixed feelings” after Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced his 2014 Budget.

CONSUMER RIGHTS BILL - GGF CAMPAIGN GATHERS MOMENTUM

CONSUMER RIGHTS BILL - GGF CAMPAIGN GATHERS MOMENTUM

Following the GGF’s recent press release “GGF Members Quiz BIS”, the Federation submitted its evidence to the Parliamentary Public Bill Committee on 12th February 2014, allowing plenty of time for the 21 MPs who sit on the Committee to consider the GGF’s concerns.