Tag Archives: BHETA

Webinars from BHETA include health and safety for reopening businesses

 BHETA’s series of member webinars has just been extended with another four events added to the popular programme.  The first is on Wednesday 20 May with BHETA’s HR and health and safety business service provider, Ellis Whittam, closely followed on Thursday 21st May by a webinar with foreign exchange specialists, AFEX. …

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BHETA to hold webinar with ebay

The fifth in BHETA’s popular series of member webinars is to take place with online marketplace, eBay on Thursday 14 May. eBay will be represented by its head of trading, Chris Gardner and category manager for home and garden, Rosalind Bridges.  The event kicks off at 10.30 am. They will …

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Encouragement for housewares in the longer term

 While the negative economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the housewares sector remains unchanged (forecast growth in expenditure for 2020 has dropped to minus 14.4% – from £13.6 bn to £11.7 bn compared to 2019), the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA)’s latest weekly Covid-19 financial update shows some …

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BHETA launches packaging campaign

 The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has launched a campaign to support supplier members on all issues arising from forthcoming legislation on packaging.  Its opening move was to lobby Government on an extension to the consultation period on the proposed Plastic Packaging Tax in the light of the current …

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BHETA launches member support webinar programme

Following considerable uptake of its online member support services during the Covid-19 pandemic, BHETA is launching a series of webinars on a range of issues arising from the crisis. The first event is with solicitors’ firm, Howes Percival LLP and takes place on Thursday 30th April 2020 at 10:30am.  Three …

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Forecast growth in housewares down 14.4%

According to The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA)’s latest weekly Covid-19 financial update for members, forecast growth in housewares and small domestic electricals expenditure for 2020 has now dropped to minus 14.4% – from £13.6 bn to £11.7 bn compared to 2019.  While the overall electricals sector (which includes …

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BHETA publishes latest quarterly report

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has published a quarterly economic report pulling together multiple sources of data on the home improvement, DIY, housewares, garden and small domestic appliances sectors; and including original research drawn from its membership. The first issue was published in March and is available free …

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Exclusively Show postponed to 2021 and replaced by Exclusively Digital 2020

In view of the rapidly escalating effect of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the board of BHETA – which organises and operates the annual Exclusively Show at the Business Design Centre in June – has postponed the 2020 event until June 15 and June 16 2021. In the interim, the Exclusively Show …

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BHETA postpones National Home Improvement Month

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has postponed its annual DIY and garden industry consumer promotion National Home Improvement Month until later in the year in the light of the Covid-19 crisis. BHETA chief operating officer Will Jones said: “While BHETA is pleased to see the Government acknowledge home …

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BHETA postpones Housewares Forum with Leekes

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association) is postponing its Housewares Forum with retailer Leekes, which was due to be held on Wednesday (March 25) – and is moving its quarterly Credit Forum on March 24 online. BHETA chief operating officer Will Jones said: “We will …

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