Regulations

EU Deforestation Regulation
European timber industry calls for delay to EUDR
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The European timber industry is calling for a delay to the implementation of the EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR) as systems and companies are not ready. In an open statement, signed by The European Confederation of Woodworking Industries (CEI-Bois), European Furniture Industries Confederation (EFIC), European Organisation of the Sawmill industry (EOS), European...
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Top level and roof of timber house, under construction, with scaffolding. Light brown wood against green hills and pale blue sky.
What does the Future Homes Hub mean for the construction sector?
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The new plan from Future Homes Hub sets out the construction sector's path to whole-life carbon assessments The Future Homes Hub has published an Embodied and Whole Life Carbon Implementation Plan for 2023-25. This plan follows the publication of the Government’s Net-Zero Strategy in 2021, which set out ambitions for...
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CE marking to UKCA
What the UKCA delays mean for timber
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The UK government has, at the eleventh hour, delayed the date when businesses must have switched from CE marking to UKCA marking on their products.  In December 2022, the UK Government announced it is delaying the full implementation of the UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) marking scheme for products sold in...
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CE to UKCA marking
The transition from CE to UKCA marking
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UKCA marking is a topic we have been following closely since shortly after Brexit; when the UK Government announced it would not continue to use European CE marking but would instead develop its own new UK Conformity Assured UKCA mark.  This new UKCA mark will be used for many different...
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External Timber Cladding and Fire Risk
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Building Regulations are intended to ensure that a reasonable standard of life safety is provided in the event of fire. The appropriate use of timber products can play a critical part in improving the performance of buildings in fire situations and in extending the time available to occupants to exit...
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Timber in loft conversions
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Read on the different ways to improve the performance of loft conversions.
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Regulatory requirements
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Learn the history of current British fire legislations and how they are implemented
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Management
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Understand the importance of the management on fire risk assessments and who is responsible for it.
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TTF UKCA Guide
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The exit of the UK from the European Union on 31 December 2020 has forced businesses in the timber industry to adapt to a new playbook as the UK is now outside of the EU Single Market.
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