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NEWS

Benchmarx joins BiKBBI as Corporate Sponsors

Benchmarx joins BiKBBI as Corporate Sponsors

Benchmarx, part of the Travis Perkins PLC group of businesses, has this month pledged it's support to BiKBBI by becoming the latest Corporate Sponsor to join the ranks. The kitchen and joinery specialist, which was established in 2006, offers consumers specialist...

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BiKBBI welcomes Omega PLC as latest Corporate Sponsor

BiKBBI welcomes Omega PLC as latest Corporate Sponsor

The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom and Bathroom Installation is delighted to announce that Omega PLC, the UK's leading furniture supplier to independent kitchens specialists, have joined forces with the BiKBBI as the latest Corporate Sponsor in a long-term...

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COP26 and the answer to the installer shortage (Podcast)

COP26 and the answer to the installer shortage (Podcast)

BiKBBI CEO Damian Walters and Quooker MD Stephen Johnson join Andrew Davies on the KBB Review Podcast  to talk about the new KBB Fitted Interiors Apprenticeship - a real solution that may be the answer to making sure we're never in this position again. Listen here....

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Awards entries open now!

Awards entries open now!

Call for entries - First ever KBB Installation Awards coming to London in February 2022.  It’s been a far from ordinary time for any of us over the past 18 months, and the KBB installation industry is certainly no exception. In fact, given the challenges faced; from...

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OUT NOW! Installer Magazine (Autumn 2021)

OUT NOW! Installer Magazine (Autumn 2021)

The 27th edition of the Installer Magazine is OUT NOW and packed with industry news and features. In this edition: Apprenticeships Industry's first installation awards announced Sustainability survey Installer advice and so much more!      

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Increased funding for apprenticeships welcomed by BiKBBI

Increased funding for apprenticeships welcomed by BiKBBI

The British Institute for Kitchen, Bedroom and Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) has welcomed today's news of new investment in skills training and apprenticeships, but warned the Government to ensure that it supports trades facing the biggest skills gaps. The Institute...

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BiKBBI urges industry to fix its environmental impact

BiKBBI urges industry to fix its environmental impact

A survey conducted this month concludes that installers are unclear who is responsible for safely disposing of environmentally harmful applicances and struggle with costs of taking goods of approved recycling sites. Over a third of installers mistakenly believe...

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New senior appointment at BiKBBI

New senior appointment at BiKBBI

The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) is delighted to confirm that Michelle Daniels (pictured) joins the senior management team as Director of Marketing & Communication this week.   Michelle arrives from RDI REIT, a...

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New contactless card available now

New contactless card available now

BiKBBI have launched the new contactless registration / ID card exclusively for registered members and it's set to help them win business, demonstrate compliance and their professional, accredited status.  Available to order online now, the new contactless card will...

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Changes afoot at BiKBBI

Changes afoot at BiKBBI

BiKBBI CEO Damian Walters reveals plans about the future of home improvement, the institute and the impact on the industry. We have begun work on scoping the process of mandatory registration for tradespeople operating in the home improvement sector, to include KBB...

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BiKBBI concerned with scale of skills crisis

BiKBBI concerned with scale of skills crisis

The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) has issued a stark warning that the current shortage of workers being faced by many industries could be the long term reality for the home improvement industry if action is not taken to...

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New contactless tech for members

New contactless tech for members

The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) has today confirmed that it will be introducing new contactless technology to its member ID Cards, with an express objective of helping its members to win more business. The new contactless...

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New ADR rules for KBB installation companies

New ADR rules for KBB installation companies

New reforms to consumer rights in the home improvement look set to make Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) a mandatory requirement. ADR is an independent service that is used to resolve disputes between customers and businesses, with the intention to resolve a...

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Installation Awards Announced

Installation Awards Announced

The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) have confirmed that it will be hosting its own awards event following their Parliamentary Conference in February. The first awards ceremony of its kind for the industry will see the world...

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OUT NOW! Installer Magazine (Summer 2021) BiKBBI

OUT NOW! Installer Magazine (Summer 2021) BiKBBI

The 26th edition of the KBB Installer Magazine is OUT NOW and packed with industry news and features. In this edition:  BiKBBI Annual conference & awards 2022 New Corporate Sponsors Graham Plumbers' Merchant offers discount to NHS workers Quiz: Spot the faults 6...

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Fitter Shortage Crisis (Podcast)

Fitter Shortage Crisis (Podcast)

KBB Review's Andrew Davies interviews BiKBBI's Damian Walters and member Mark Conacher from Liberty Fitting Service about the current skills shortage and what exactly it means for the industy.  KBB Review Podcast: The Installation Crisis

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BiKBBI welcomes Formica Group

BiKBBI welcomes Formica Group

The British Institute of Kitchen Bedroom and Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) is thrilled to welcome International surfacing solution brand Formica Group as the next Corporate Sponsor to support the organisation.  The Institute is growing its reach into high-profile...

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