Partnerships: Related Trade Organisations

  • BSI

    BSI

    Since its foundation in 1901 as the Engineering Standards Committee, BSI Group has grown into a leading global business services organization providing standards-based solutions in more than 150 countries. We are an independent, private, non-profit distributing company which helps organizations improve their quality and performance, reduce their risk, manage and protect their reputations, and help them be more sustainable.

     

  • CBI

    CBI

    The CBI provides a voice for businesspeople and their businesses on a national and international level. We speak for more than 240,000 companies of every size, including many in the FTSE 100 and FTSE 350, mid-caps, SMEs, micro businesses, private and family owned businesses, start ups, and trade associations, and in every sector, including agriculture, automotive, aerospace and defence, construction, creative and communications, financial services, IT and e-business, management consultancy, manufacturing, professional services, retail, transport, tourism and utilities.

     

     

  • Construction Products Association

    Construction Products Association

    The Association acts as a single voice to promote and campaign for the construction product manufacturers and suppliers, in order to support a growing and profitable industry.

    Our growing credibility can be seen by the increasing influence we have with government departments and other industry and political bodies.

     

  • FAECF

    FAECF

    The Federation of the European Window and Curtain Wall Manufacturer Associations’ represents 14 national associations of the metal construction industry. The objective of FAECF is to strengthen and extend the position of the European fenestration industry in the market. It contributes essentially to European harmonization in fenestration and serves as an information centre for the public. European collaboration is increasingly gaining in significance with the implementation of the Single Market.

     

     

  • Federation of Master Builders

    Federation of Master Builders

    Federation of Master Builders is a trade association established 70 years ago to protect the interests of small and medium-sized building firms. It is the UK's largest trade association in the building sector, with national offices in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, supported by additional regional offices. The federation is a source of knowledge, professional advice and support for its members, providing a range of modern and relevant business building services to save them time and money.

    It is an independent and non-profit-making federation, lobbying continuously for members' interests at both national and local levels.

     

  • National Home Improvement Council

    National Home Improvement Council

    For more than forty years, the National Home Improvement Council has provided an important source of first class, impartial advice and information on all manner of home improvements. The National Home Improvement Council is the leading voice in the home renovation industry and, therefore, provides a most reliable platform on which to build your cost-cutting improvement plans.

     

  • Build UK

    Build UK

    Build UK provides a strong collective voice for the contracting supply chain in construction. Bringing together 27 of the industry’s largest Main Contractors and 40 leading trade associations representing over 11,500 Specialist Contractors.

  • Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

    Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

    The Royal Institute of British Architects champions better buildings, communities and the environment through architecture and our members. We provide the standards, training, support and recognition that put our members – in the UK and overseas – at the peak of their profession.

    With government, we work to improve the design quality of public buildings, new homes and new communities.

     

     

  • The British Plastics Federation (BPF)

    The British Plastics Federation (BPF)

    Established in 1933 the British Plastics Federation is the most powerful voice in the UK plastic industry with over 400 members across the plastics industry supply chain, including polymer producers and suppliers, additive manufacturers, recyclers, services providers, end users, plastics processors and machinery manufacturers.

     

  • The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF)

    The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF)

    Builders Merchants Federation Limited is the only body to represent the interests of all wholesale distributors of building materials in the UK.  BMF represents the whole merchant industry, from bricks and plaster to boilers and radiators. BMF is the industry’s foremost authority on the building supply chain representing the merchant - supplier - contractor route to market.

     

  • The British Woodworking Federation (BWF)

    The British Woodworking Federation (BWF)

    The British Woodworking Federation is predominantly a business support organisation. We offer advice, support and wood industry information to our members as well as guidance for customers who use, or specify, our members' products and services.

     

  • The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF)

    The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF)

    Builders Merchants Federation Limited is the only body to represent the interests of all wholesale distributors of building materials in the UK.  BMF represents the whole merchant industry, from bricks and plaster to boilers and radiators. BMF is the industry’s foremost authority on the building supply chain representing the merchant - supplier - contractor route to market.

     

  • The Glazing Ombudsman

    The Glazing Ombudsman

    The Glazing Ombudsman (TGO) is an independent non profit organisation for resolving disputes between Consumers and our Registered Businesses. 

    TGO offer real consumer protection for homeowners, with a straightforward Ombudsman scheme that provides a fair and ‘hassle- free’ means of redress if things go wrong.  TGO Members gain a transparent, affordable and impartial scheme that does not restrict them to a particular insurance company.

     

     

  • The Worshipful Company of Glaziers

    The Worshipful Company of Glaziers

    The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass is one of the Livery Companies of the City of London. The Guild of Glaziers, or makers of Glass , the Company's forerunner, existed as early as 1328. It received a Royal Charter of incorporation in 1638. It is no longer a trade association of glass craftsmen, instead existing, along with a majority of Livery Companies, as a charitable body.

     

  • TrustMark

    TrustMark

    The TrustMark scheme is supported by the Government, the building industry and consumer groups. It is there to help customers find reliable and trustworthy trades people, and to give peace of mind. You know you can rest-assured in the knowledge that a TrustMark-endorsed company has proven ability to make improvements and repairs inside and outside homes.