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BHETA seminar advises on GDPR legislation

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) held a forum on November 21 to advise members on the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which replaces the Data Protection Act (DPA) in May 2018. The new regulation stipulates that any data held by any organisation must be for a …

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BHETA membership passes 300 milestone

Total membership of the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has risen to over 300 members this year. This figure takes into account membership renewals, which are well up on last year, plus the addition of 23 new home improvement members and 11 housewares members. BHETA executive director for housewares …

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BHETA Forum highlights housewares opportunities

A Housewares Forum run by BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association) earlier this month attracted a packed house. At the event, which was held on November 9 in central Birmingham, more than 80 BHETA members heard presentations from a line-up of speakers invited to highlight opportunities in the housewares industry. …

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Chilly’s joins BHETA

Drinks container company Chilly’s has joined the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA). Founded in 2010 and run by James Butterfield and Tim Bouscarle, the company’s mission is to ‘accelerate the adoption and everyday use of reusable products’. The London business supplies Chilly’s Bottles. Made of high grade 302 stainless …

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BHETA visit to Slovenia sets precedent

An export mission to Slovenia last month organised by the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) proved such a success that it will form the model for similar future events. The initiative, which took place from October 8 to October 10 in Slovenia’s capital of Ljubljana included a networking conference, …

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Steamer Trading Cookshop to headline BHETA housewares forum

Steamer Trading Cookshop owner and director Ben Phillips and chief executive officer Mark Saunders will take to the stage next month as headline speakers at a housewares forum organised by BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association). The duo will outline the specialist chain’s ‘strategic direction and focus over the coming …

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BHETA to lobby minister on proposed new knife laws

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has canvassed opinion from its members involved in selling and marketing knives, following the Government’s recently announced proposed legislative changes in this area. BHETA has approached Home Secretary Amber Rudd for a meeting to discuss the possible implications for housewares suppliers and retailers. …

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BHETA to hold ‘Meet the Buyer’ event with Home Hardware

BHETA is to host a ‘Meet the Buyer’ day with Home Hardware on Tuesday October 27 at a hotel in or near Barnstaple in Devon. The event is being run in conjunction with GIMA (Garden Industry Manufacturer’s Association). Home Hardware is a dealer-owned wholesaler, which is the largest voluntary organisation …

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BHETA triumphs in Tussle on the Turf contest

The winners of ‘Tussle on the Turf’ – an annual golf competition hosted by trade associations bira and BHETA – have been revealed. The event, billed as a ‘friendly but competitive networking, business and social occasion’, was held on July 19 at The Welcombe Golf Club in Stratford-upon-Avon. DIY, hardware …

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BHETA seeks views on proposed new knife laws

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is canvassing opinion from its members involved in selling and marketing knives. The move follows the Government’s recently announced proposed legislative changes in this area. Under new proposals, anyone who buys a knife online must collect it in person – either at a …

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