A statement from Hamish MacGregor, CFA president, regarding the latest lockdown: Transmission rates are now the key and I cannot stress enough that while Construction and Contract Flooring remains open, we MUST focus on the Safe Operating Procedures (SOP) and how we apply them to play our part in maintaining the ...Continue Reading
England has entered a new lockdown with no confirmed end date, and ...Continue Reading
Weak dollar, price of PVC, freight surcharges push cost of Chinese flooring imports to all-time high
THE cost of importing LVT from China, where the bulk of product ...Continue Reading
INGLETON Wood LLP was tasked with refurbishing St Albans Library into a modern and inviting facility that reflected the ambitions and values of Hertfordshire Libraries. Using a combination of Forbo Flooring Systems’ Tessera carpet tiles, the contemporary colour palettes and ...Continue Reading
The CFA believes it should be business as usual for the contract flooring sector, as England goes into its...
Shaun introduces the 2021 Contract Flooring Industry Training Guide and takes a closer look at what it includes.
FIRST and foremost, happy new year, I’m probably not the only one happy to see the back of 2020! Starting the new year in familiar fashion I’m pleased to inform CFJ readers that included in this month’s copy of CFJ is the CFA 2021 Contract Flooring Industry Training Guide.
As in the previous Training Guide, this year’s content...
CFJ talks to Stuart Clark, director of Peterborough-based Stanground Carpets & Flooring, about how he’s today running a thriving business
By ADAM BERNSTEIN.
STUART Clark, director of Stanground Carpets & Flooring, based in Peterborough, took an interesting and circuitous route into the world of carpets and flooring. Some might even say it was pure accident. But no matter the route, his business appears to be thriving.
IT’s a new year and for many a time to reflect and plan for the future – particularly in marketing. Many contractors don’t really get to grips with marketing, so getting a bit smarter at it is a great way to overshadow your competitors.
Marketing takes many forms. From detailed analysis of the buying habits of customers, to email marketing, to social media, it all comes under a vast umbrella. However, have you considered how important your...
Martin analyses important adhesive terminology in an effort to make them clearer for readers.
LOOK at any technical datasheet, marketing materials or even the adhesive bucket and you’ll find terminology, pictograms and recommendations that can often be confusing. This article is intended to clarify, from a Bostik perspective, what these various terminologies actually mean.
Sometimes referred to as ‘airing’ time. This is the length...
The CFA’s training company, the Flooring Industry Training Association (FITA), is seeking to establish provision for a new Floorlaying Apprenticeship ...
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