Designer Contracts, the national flooring supplier to the house-builder market, is to sponsor the services of Childline for a day next month. It is the fifth time it has done so.

Bespoke kitchens and cabinetry manufacturer Parlour Farm has been awarded the Manufacturing Guild Mark from The Furniture Makers’ Company, the City of London livery company and furnishing industry charity.

David Tracey, who over a 40-year senior and director level career has worked with some of the biggest retailers in the furniture sector, has raised £11,000 for charity by trekking one of the U.K.’s longest hiking trails, the 192-mile Coast to Coast walk.

Bensons for Beds will become Bensons for Heads across its social media channels this Sunday to mark World Mental Health Day and celebrate its raising of £500,000 for Mind, the mental health charity.

The Young Furniture Makers exhibition, a product showcase from the next generation of innovators organised by The Furniture Makers’ Company, is this year taking place as a month-long virtual event.

Monty Kutas, who represented a number of furniture companies with distinction over a long career, died peacefully at Northampton General Hospital on September 27. He was 98.

Rotherham based retailer Mattress Online is supporting Zarach, a Yorkshire charity that aids families living in poverty by helping them access beds, bedding and other household essentials.

Barker and Stonehouse and supporters have raised £10,000 at the family-owned furniture retailer's longstanding annual golf tournament, with the proceeds to be donated to charity.

Liveryman Cherrill Scheer has been awarded the inaugural Stanley Wharton Award for her services to The Furniture Makers’ Company (FMC), the industry charity and City of London livery company.

Wayfair is partnering Shelter, the U.K. charity tackling homelessness and housing issues, with the ecommerce home giant to donate a proportion of profits among a series of initiatives.

Five well known industry figures are cycling from Axminster to London this month as part of The Furniture Makers' Step 2 It campaign.

A sponsored run by Phil Reynolds and Emma Delea, managers at furniture test houses SATRA and FIRA International respectively, will begin a year of fundraising for The Furniture Makers' Company's new Step To It campaign.

The partnership between retailer Bensons for Beds and the British Heart Foundation (BHF) has raised millions of pounds since it started in 2013, with £90,000 alone generated in the past year.

The Furniture Makers' Company, the industry charity and City of London livery company, is launching Step 2 It, the largest fundraising campaign in its 120-year history.

Brooke and Wilde (Brook + Wilde) has become a corporate supporter of The Furniture Makers' Company, the industry charity and livery company.

The Furniture Makers' Company, the industry charity and livery company, made hundreds of surprise pre-Christmas grants to struggling furnishing industry workers in December.

Major U.K. flooring contractor Designer Contracts has donated more than £100,000 to a local hospice that has been hit hard by the pandemic.

National bed specialist Bensons for Beds has helped raise more than £370,000 to support Mind, the mental health charity.

This Friday (Dec. 11, 2020) is the last day to enter The Furniture Makers' Christmas Raffle. The industry charity is calling on companies to help spread the message and encourage entries.

Designer Contracts, the national floorcoverings contractor, has sponsored a day's services of Childline for a fourth time, and the second time this year.

Master David WoodwardThis time last year no one could have foreseen the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent disruption to life that we still find ourselves coping with, writes David Woodward, Master of The Furniture Makers’ Company, the industry charity and City of London livery company.

Upholstery and carpets retailer ScS is to donate £20,000 to help fund meals for disadvantaged children in its home city. It said it was a result of the Government voting against extending free school meals into the holidays.

The Furniture Makers' Company, the industry charity, has outlined the ways in which stakeholders across the trade can spread awareness of Personal Support Grants so more potential recipients are aware of the financial support that may be available.

The Furniture Makers' Company's National Charity Golf Day and separate Golf Challenge have between them raised £3,000.

Privately-owned furniture retailer Barker and Stonehouse has raised £10,000 to be shared between charities representing the furniture industry and the NHS after organising a socially-distanced golf competition.

Privately-owned furniture retailer Arighi Bianchi has donated furniture worth £32,000 for NHS staff to use during rest periods in wellbeing areas across local hospitals.

Industry charity and City of London livery company The Furniture Makers' Company is to hold a month-long auction fundraiser to raise money to support people in the trade who have been hit hardest by the Covid-19 crisis.

The Furniture Makers’ Company, the City of London livery company and industry charity, has increased the support package available to employees and sole traders struggling financially because of Covid-19, and urged people to spread its message.

David Woodward, founder and director of upscale sofa maker and logistics company Celtheath, has been installed as the 59th Master of The Furniture Makers’ Company, the industry's dedicated charity and livery company.

The Furniture Makers' Company, the industry's dedicated charity, has issued a new clarion call highlighting financial support it can provide to hard-hit furnishing industry workers amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Hard hit employees whose welfare is affected by the spread of coronavirus should contact The Furniture Makers’ Company for support, the City of London livery company and industry charity says.

Howdens Joinery, Britain's largest kitchens manufacturer, has been awarded the Manufacturing Guild Mark by The Furniture Makers' Company.

The Furniture Makers’ Company, the industry's dedicated charity, has surpassed its target of 100 companies signing up to its One Step at a Time campaign three months early.

The Furniture Makers’ Company, the industry charity, is encouraging visitors and exhibitors at the January Furniture Show to visit its Hall 1 stand and sign up to its One Step at a Time campaign.

National floorcoverings contractor Designer Contracts has for the second time sponsored Childline, the counselling service provided by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC).

Harrison Spinks' Ruairi Giles is to raise money for industry charity The Furniture Makers’ Company by taking part in the 2020 London Marathon.

David Ashton, the head of Scandinavian furniture chain JYSK's U.K. retail operation, is to climb Kilimanjaro early next year to raise money for charity.

U.K. bed retailer Time4Sleep donated over 650 blankets to Barnardo’s as part of a world-record attempt by the children's charity to construct a gigantic blanket fort.

Wellwishers and mourners have raised the equivalent of more than £72,000 for the Danish Cancer Society following the death of JYSK founder Lars Larsen earlier this month.

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Michael Boyle is presented with the Housing Units green jacket.
North West home department store retailer Housing Units raised more cash for Kidscan at its annual golf day, taking the total raised for the children's cancer charity to £50,000 in the past four years.



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