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New corporate sponsor announced

New sponsor announced The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) today welcomed MyAppliances, a leading European manufacturer and retailer of domestic appliances, as its latest corporate sponsor. The sponsorship will create a number...

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Approved Training Centre open for business

Apprenticeship centre open for business The Governments Apprenticeship Ambassador Stephen Metcalfe MP and BiKBBI CEO Damian Walters officially opened the UK’s first Institute Approved Training Centre at Prospects College of Advanced Technology (PROCAT) on Friday 6th...

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Second Regional Brand Ambassador appointed

Regional Brand Ambassador appointed The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) today announced the appointment of a second regional Brand Ambassador, following a comprehensive recruitment process. Alan Grant (pictured) will...

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BiKBBI Statement: B&Q Homefit Closure

BiKBBI Statement: B&Q Homefit At 4pm yesterday (7/6/18), BiKBBI Installation Standards Partner B&Q announced its intention to simplify its kitchen and bathroom operation, providing customers with new and more streamlined offering. Notably, a significant part...

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New HMRC benefits for BiKBBI members

New HMRC benefits for members The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) today announced that it has been approved by The Commissioners for HM Revenue & Customs, under section 344 of the Income Tax (Earnings & Pensions) Act...

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Sheridan join BiKBBI

Sheridan join BiKBBI Yorkshire based fabricator Sheridan were today unveiled as BiKBBI’s latest Installation Standards Partner, with their 100 strong field installation teams all becoming members of the organisation. Sheridan are a bespoke and modular luxury...

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Installer Magazine: Issue 13 OUT NOW!

The Installer Magazine: Issue 13  The BiKBBI Installer Magazine, Issue 13 is OUT NOW!  Once again, we've produced a corker of an edition this month, with our biggest and best edition to date. What's in this months mag: LIFT OFF FOR BiKBBI APPRENTICESHIP...

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Education Officer Appointed

BiKBBI welcomes Education Officer The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI), confirmed the appointment of its new Education Officer, Stephanie Gray (pictured). Stephanie will be responsible for driving the organisations education...

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New tech for members

New tech for BiKBBI members The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) today welcomed new sponsor New Way International, who are UK Distributor for Bullitt Group, global device liecensee for Caterpillar who supply a wide range of...

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VitrA join BiKBBI

VitrA become latest BiKBBI Sponsor The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI), confirmed today that bathroom manufacturer VitrA has become the latest premium KBB brand to support the organisation. VitrA is part of the Eczacıbaşı...

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BiKBBI partners with Worldpay

BiKBBI partner with Worldpay The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) announced a new relationship with the leading global payment processing giant, Worldpay. The partnership will provide BiKBBI members access to enhanced payment...

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Skills gap crisis is damaging future development

Skills gap crisis: Speaking at an Essex Chamber of Commerce event at South Essex College today, BiKBBI Patron, Member of Parliament and Aprenticeship Ambassador Stephen Metcalfe said that the "skills gap crisis is damaging our future development", urging the UK to...

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“Modernise or die”

"Modernise or die"  Pricing is the biggest deterrent for installers when it comes to working with a KBB retailer, according to Damian Walters (pictured). Speaking at the kbbreview Retail and Design Conference at kbb Birmingham, the BiKBBI chief executive said that in...

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BiKBBI Birmingham show guide

kbb Birmingham: BiKBBI show guide kbb Birmingham is the UK's number one exhibition for the kitchen, bedroom and bathroom industry, taking place at The NEC Birmingham between the 4th and 7th March 2018. The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom...

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BiKBBI unveil programme for KBB Birmingham

KBB Birmingham: BiKBBI Programme (T125) KBB Birmingham 2018: The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation is pleased to confirm its programme for KBB Birmingham 2018 - A series of talks at their mini auditorium (Stand T125) that is focused on...

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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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