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BiKBBI welcomes PM’s statement

BiKBBI welcomes PM's stance on vocational education During a speech on Monday in Derbyshire, PM Theresa May reassured business leaders that they will not suffer skills shortages as a result of Brexit. She placed expansion of vocational education at the heart of a new...

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BiKBBI at KBB18

BiKBBI at KBB18 kbb Birmingham is the UK’s largest gathering of the world’s best kitchen, bedroom and bathroom brands, and the established industry gathering. The 2018 event will see a dedicated installer zone (Stand T125), hosted by The British Institute of Kitchen,...

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Positive outlook for 2018

Positive outlook for 2018 The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom and Bathroom Installation held its annual stakeholder event yesterday, attended by members, retail partners and associates. The event focussed on the organisation's development throughout 2017 and...

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BiKBBI Insurance Services Launched

BiKBBI Insurance Services Launched BiKBBI launch Insurance Services. The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) today launched an exciting new insurance service which provides a wide range of robust commercial insurance products to the...

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Häfele join BiKBBI

Häfele join BiKBBI Häfele UK join impressive portfolio of BiKBBI corporate sponsors. At its Annual Stakeholder Event today, The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) unveiled industry giant Häfele UK as its latest corporate sponsor....

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Installer Magazine (Issue 12) OUT NOW!

The Installer Magazine (Issue 12) The Installer Magazine (January 2018) is out now: This month... EK&B Business Awards:LSI Interiors scoops Installer Of The Year award SKILLS SHORTAGE:Can KBB retailers afford not to take this situation seriously? SPONSOR NEWS:Hafele...

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Join the charity challenge

A very unique challenge Has overindulging during the festive season already left you feeling in need of some much needed exercise? The Furniture Makers’ Company, the furnishing industry’s charity, invites you to join them and 2 Rifles, the Company’s military...

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Education update

Education update The BiKBBI Education Committee met again this week, as the organisation edged closer to the launch of its Academy, planned for September this year. Delegates from a number of high profile retailers, including B&Q, Bathstore, John Lewis, Wickes and...

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Sluggish growth forecast for UK economy

Sluggish growth forecast for UK economy The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) predict a "sluggish 2018" for economic growth. According to their Monthly Economic Review, January 2018, The BCC state that, taken together, December’s data suggest that the UK economic...

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A message from our CEO

A message from our Chief Executive Firstly, I wanted to pass on my sincere thanks to our members, sponsors, partners, supporters and followers for yet another positive year for the organisation. I also want to take this opportunity to personally thank our senior...

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2017 in numbers

2017 in numbers Once again, The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation witnessed impressive growth in 2017. It followed on from a successful anniversary year in 2016 and an average membership growth of 20% YoY. With a fragile, Brexit dominating...

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Installer of The Year 2017: LSI Interiors

Installer of The Year 2017: LSI Interiors BiKBBI member Layne Ives of LSI Interiors Limited was today awarded the prestigious Installer of The Year Award at the ek&bbusiness Awards & Review 2017 ceremony in Central London. The premier event, hosted by comedian Rob...

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Inspectors unite

Inspectors unite! BiKBBI inspectors gather in Manchester and Essex this month on the topic of training and development.The organisation launched its inspection service in 2016, providing onsite expertise to both consumer organisations, including The Furniture...

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BiKBBI Patron becomes first Apprenticeship Ambassador

BiKBBI Patron appointed as Apprenticeship Ambassador Three Conservative MP’s, including BiKBBI Patron Stephen Metcalfe (pictured), have today been named as apprenticeship ambassadors by skills minister Anne Milton. Joining Stephen, Maria Caulfield & Trudy Harrison are...

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The Installer Magazine: Autumn 2017 OUT NOW!

The Installer Mag: Autumn 2017 The countdown to Christmas is on and this edition of The Installer Magazine is our biggest and best yet! CLICK HERE to view the magazine online.This month... SPECIAL FEATURE:The Australian Way - How the Aussies do installations! BIG NEWS...

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Installer of the Year 2017 – Finalists announced

2017 Finalists revealed BiKBBI are pleased to be supporting the second annual ek&bbusiness Awards 2017 - an event being held in central London on the 30th November 2017. This years awards will also be featuring the prestigious Installer of the Year Award - The...

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BiKBBI appoint Regional Ambassador

BiKBBI appoint first Regional Ambassador The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) today announced the appointment of Angela Smith as its new Ambassador for the Central Region – the first of three appointments planned for the coming...

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Ideal Standard unveiled as latest BiKBBI Sponsor

Ideal Standard become latest Sponsor BiKBBI Chief Executive Damian Walters has today confirmed that Ideal Standard is the latest big industry brand to join the organisation as Corporate Sponsors, adding to an ever-expanding group of high profile manufacturers who...

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