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Rainy Day Trust CEO Bryan Clover delivers a stark message about the help our industry colleagues need

Without doubt, this has been the busiest January for the last 6 years.  We’d normally spend between £5,000 and £6,000 in January on one-off grants in addition to the people that we help year in, year out. January is traditionally quiet and then it usually picks up through February as …

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Bira Retail supports Rainy Day Trust with Valentine’s raffle prizes

Industry charity Rainy Day Trust continues in its fundraising efforts during lockdown with a Valentine’s Day raffle of two luxury hampers and a bottle of champagne generously donated by bira Retail. Tickets are just £2, and with only 500 available Rainy Day Trust CEO Bryan Clover is urging people to …

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Eddingtons Icebreaker Range Rated One of Best

Eddingtons are delighted to announce that its new Icebreaker brand was rated 1 of the 5 best ice cube makers in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL on the 16th of January 2021. The author selects and displays their view of the best solution within 5 different ice-making categories. ICEBREAKER® POP is …

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ProCook owner seeks investment to support future growth 

Following its most successful peak trading period to date, ProCook is eyeing up opportunities for expansion both in Europe and the UK, with owner Daniel O’Neill seeking investment partners. The kitchenware retailer saw a huge 40% uplift in sales for the 12 weeks to 3rd January compared to the same period last year and is exploring further growth opportunities by pursuing EU markets and expanding its retail portfolio. With an expected annual turnover of over £50m …

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BHETA sponsered walk team raise £845 for Rainy Day Trust

A team from the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has so far raised £845 for industry charity, The Rainy Day Trust (RDT) following a collective sponsored walk (or run).   In the process, the team also smashed its target distance by 299 miles. Membership services manager, Nicola Adams who organised …

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What More UK expand and continue to invest

What More UK, the Lancashire housewares manufacturer and exporter has invested £20 million on a number of new projects including 13 new injection moulding machines for their Altham factory. What More UK is the British firm behind the popular housewares brand Wham. Leaders of this successful organisation are following a …

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Plastic Tax Campaign Gathers Momentum

Following the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA)’s approach to Government outlining its objections to last minute additions to the draft Plastic Packaging tax legislation, which extended its scope to include consumer goods as well as packaging, the campaign to address the anomalies is gathering pace. Suppliers and BHETA members …

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What More UK: How East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce Got Us on the Road to Export

What More UK is a leading housewares manufacturer and exporter based in East Lancashire. In just over two decades they’ve managed to get their British-made goods on sale in 75 countries and it was East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce that put them on the road to export. What More UK …

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BHETA service provider updates members on customs implications

In a British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) webinar with business service provider, Strong & Herd LLP members were guided through the detailed implications of BREXIT – deal or no deal – for exports and imports.  Strong & Herd LLP is a leading expert in all aspects of international trade. …

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Definitive guidance on trading with Amazon

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) hosted a series of webinars with a selection of its business service providers, including a particularly well-attended session on trading with Amazon. Entitled ‘How to Stay Competitive on Amazon: Key insights and strategies for Sellers & Vendors’, this webinar was presented by Amazon …

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