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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 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.

GGF URGES ACTION FROM CHANCELLOR IN PRE-BUDGET LETTER

GGF URGES ACTION FROM CHANCELLOR IN PRE-BUDGET LETTER

Ahead of next week’s Budget, the GGF has written to Chancellor George Osborne to outline the Federation’s concerns on energy efficient schemes and also to urge the Treasury to reduce the rate of VAT from 20% to 5% on home improvement work and on energy efficient windows.

GGF COUNTER TERROR WORKSHOPS

GGF COUNTER TERROR WORKSHOPS

The GGF is planning to host two unique workshops at Counter Terror Expo 2014 (London Olympia) on 29 April in the Security Solutions Theatre.

CUT THE VAT - GGF URGES GOVERNMENT TO TAKE ACTION

CUT THE VAT - GGF URGES GOVERNMENT TO TAKE ACTION

Following the House of Commons Reception on 3rd March to launch a new independent report on the effects of a reduction in the rate of VAT on housing renovation and repair work, GGF has urged the Government to take the necessary action.

GGF PRESIDENTS RECEPTION – A GREAT SUCCESS

GGF PRESIDENTS RECEPTION – A GREAT SUCCESS

Over 60 guests attended the GGF President’s Reception on the 27 February at the GGF Offices to welcome Brian Baker of Glassolutions Saint-Gobain as the 21st President of the Glass and Glazing Federation.

GGF PLEASED WITH ZERO CARBON REPORT

GGF PLEASED WITH ZERO CARBON REPORT

The GGF attended the UK Green Building Council’s (UK-GBC) Building Zero Carbon event in London on 27th February where the UK-GBC Zero Carbon Non-Domestic Task Group launched and presented its first report to an audience of over 200 delegates.

GGF MEMBERS QUIZ BIS

GGF MEMBERS QUIZ BIS

The first joint GGF Conservatory Association and Window and Door meeting of 2014 on 30th January at Solihull, saw an important debate gather real momentum regarding the incoming Consumer Rights Bill – due to be enacted in Autumn 2014.

GGF HEALTH AND SAFETY CHANGES

GGF HEALTH AND SAFETY CHANGES

The GGF Health and Safety Committee is pleased to announce that the new Chairman for the Committee is, John Hawkins of Roman Glass who have been GGF Members since 1999.

GGF LOOKS FORWARD TO BRITISH RECEPTION AT FENSTERBAU

GGF LOOKS FORWARD TO BRITISH RECEPTION AT FENSTERBAU

With the GGF joining forces with NürnbergMesse to exhibit at fensterbau/frontale for the first time, the Federation is looking forward to working with the organisers to provide support and hospitality for GGF Members at the show.

GGF PLEASED WITH LATEST ECO REPORT

GGF PLEASED WITH LATEST ECO REPORT

The GGF was pleased with the recent publication of the Department of Energy & Climate Change’s (DECC) response to the consultation on Updates to the Electricity and Gas (Energy Companies Obligation) Order 2012 Consultation.

 GGF SETS UP GROUP MARKETING COMMITTEE

GGF SETS UP GROUP MARKETING COMMITTEE

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) Group has set up a Group Marketing Committee to help the companies within the Group follow a more integrated and consistent marketing and communications approach.

INTERVIEW WITH THE PRESIDENT

INTERVIEW WITH THE PRESIDENT

Brian Baker, GGF President