The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has an excellent record of representing home improvement (DIY), garden, housewares and small electricals suppliers.
It is run by a non-executive board and lead by an elected president and treasurer, all managing directors or chief executives of BHETA member companies. The board meets quarterly to discuss governance, finance and industry initiatives in which the association should take a role.
There is also an executive team, headed by the executive chairman and chief operating officer, a financial director, two sector managers responsible for home improvement (DIY) and housewares, a marketing manager, member services manager and member services team.
Five specialist committees for home improvement (DIY), housewares, small electrical appliances, EOSC (environment, operations & safety) and export, comprising senior representatives from leading member companies meet regularly to ensure that members receive best in class advice and support.