THE death of John Constable of ITC Natural Luxury Flooring on 9 May has saddened the flooring industry. ‘This has come as a great shock to all of us,’ ITC said in a statement. ‘There are no words to express our feelings on hearing this devastating news. Our heartfelt sympathy ...Continue Reading
OBSERVING the severe stress that the Covid-19 pandemic unleashed on healthcare systems ...Continue Reading
The World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC) corporate advisory board has welcomed its ...Continue Reading
The construction and manufacturing sectors are the most likely to rely on ...Continue Reading
The global flooring market was estimated at $330.30bn in 2020 and is expected to reach $347.65bn in 2021 (a compound annual growth rate of 6% from 2020 to 2026), and is estimated to hit $457.83bn ...Continue Reading
INTERFLOOR, which says it’s Europe’s largest flooring and accessories manufacturer, is launching its first...
Altro’s Adam Buxey on embracing new ways of working
IN these challenging times for our industry, high quality...
FITA has taken a huge step forward as apprenticeship delivery has begun at the training centre in Loughborough, says Shaun.
IT’s fantastic to announce FITA is finally able to state that apprenticeship delivery is taking place at the training centre in conjunction with Webs Training.
When I began working for the Contract Flooring Association back in 2018, I was taken aback by the level of investment the whole industry offers to support the need ...
Alin Cristescu, founder of London-based Fin Wood, and whose family has been in the wood industry for three generations, talks to CFJ in the first of a two-part profile.
By ADAM BERNSTEIN
SOME come to flooring by accident having had no experience or connection with the sector. But others do have a longstanding connection, whether they’ve joined the family business or have worked with some of the products used to make great floors – wood being a...
DRAGON’s Den sees many entrepreneurs fired up to present their latest ground-breaking gizmo that’s new, simple, profitable, and that, they hope, will change everyone’s lives overnight.
Sadly, many of these ‘innovations’ are not new, are no better than existing alternatives, are often over-valued, and result in the entrepreneur going away empty handed.
Which is why I am asking you a very simple question. Is NEW always better?
Jerry has compiled his top tips for contractors on how they can inspire their teams and customers while working in a hybrid role with their time split between home and the office.
FLEXIBLE working has certainly become more prevalent during the past year and it’s a trend that’s set to continue. We’ve put together some of our top tips on how to inspire your team and customers while working in a hybrid role with your time split between home and...
There is, says Richard, something good about being a member of the CFA that makes a business join, then keep coming back - big or small.
The CFJ is the official magazine of the Contract Flooring Association. If you would like to join the CFA, click on the link...
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