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Minister gives green light to KBB apprenticeship The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation [BiKBBI] is delighted to confirm that the Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills, The Rt.Hon.Robert Halfon MP (pictured), has granted government approval for the development of a new Trailblazer Apprenticeship for Fitted Interiors. The new style Trailblazer Apprenticeship Standard will cover the three key areas of kitchen, bedroom and bathroom installation, namely the skills, knowledge and behaviours required for t...
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Wilsonart become latest BiKBBI sponsor Wilsonart, a truly global brand, is the latest highly prestigious business to demonstrate its faith in the credo of the BiKBBI by becoming a sponsor with immediate effect. Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces is a world leading manufacturing and distribution organisation that have been designing and developing decorative surfacing solutions for 60 years. With its headquarters based in Austin, Texas, it manufactures and distributes high-pressure laminate, Quartz, solid-surface and other engineered sur...
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OUT NOW: BiKBBI Installer Magazine (Issue 8) The Winter 2017 Edition of The BiKBBI Installer Magazine is out now and is our biggest and best edition to date! In this edition: - CEO aims high to raise £100k for industry charity- Wilsonart become latest corporate sponsor- Exclusive interview with B&Q's John Eason- Education update- Q&A with BiKBBI's Nicole Mercer- COMPANY PROFILE: The Furniture Makers Company- 2016, a year in review- FESTOOL's extraction advice- Tax advice from our resident expert Dean Flood Download your FREE cop...
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Bathstore renew support Fast growing retailer Bathstore renewed its support of The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation this month for the third year. Bathstore Director of Customer Experience, Martin Guest – pictured (right) with BiKBBI CEO Damian Walters, said he “was delighted with the partnership” and “looking forward to exploring new and exciting opportunities with the institute”. All Bathstore installers are registered members with BiKBBI. Damian Walters said: “Support from the ind...
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Laughter is the best medicine Chief Executive Damian Walters continued his tireless charitable work by presenting Vincent Hayes MBE, of the famous Brick Lane Music Hall, with a cheque for £1,000 on Saturday evening. Vincent, pictured receiving his MBE from HRH Prince Charles, is curator at the music hall and the driving force behind its charitable work. Brick Lane Music Hall takes reminiscence music hall shows to care homes and hospices all over the London and the South East. The value of laughter and familiar music and so...
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