BHETA offers members access to a wide range of business support services via its associate members.
These tried and tested service providers offer members significant discounts, free assistance or advice and guidance.
For more details contact BHETA Member Services or the supplier direct quoting ‘BHETA’.
The BHETA packaging compliance scheme provides members with discounted membership and competitive packaging recycling evidence costs. Currently over 40 members take advantage of the scheme, each achieving cost-effective compliance with personalised assistance, including data collection and audit support.
Fixed low cost membership of £250 per annum, irrespective of company size, or even if you’re a group; competitive packaging recovery note (‘PRN’) evidence charges at market prices; unparalleled free assistance and support with data collection issues and external regulatory issues.
For further information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 01429 839 284
Exclusively Housewares & Exclusively Electrical
Exclusively Housewares is an annual trade show which features 145 of the top housewares suppliers and distributors in the industry. It takes place at the Business Design Centre in London every June. Aimed at all types of housewares retailers, Exclusively Housewares represents the largest number of housewares brands and suppliers brought together under one roof for any trade show in the UK. It has been running since 2002.
In 2015 a new sister trade show, Exclusively Electrical, was launched to run alongside Exclusively Housewares. Focused entirely on small kitchen and domestic appliances the two shows complement each other beautifully, and visitors can move freely between them.
Exclusively Housewares is owned and organised by Brooke House Exhibitions on behalf of the British Home Enhancement Trade Association.
Torque-Expo is a trade-only event for the fastener, tool and related industries.
Torque-Expo covers Fasteners, Fixings & Adhesives, Hand & Power Tools, Hardware & Architectural Ironmongery, DIY Products, Locks & Security, Trade Displays & Shopfittings, Abrasives & Lubricants, Clothing, Safety & Janitorial, Consumables and Associated Products & Services. Combining Torque-Expo trade shows in strategic locations around the globe with an International Magazine available in print & digitally for a comprehensive coverage of the industry from all perspectives.
Torque-Expo is a two-day trade-only event uniquely bringing together exhibitors who are manufacturers, wholesalers or importers, selling associated products through distribution to the UK trade.
Experian Business Information Services supports B2B organisations to understand the detail behind the people and businesses they are working with, helping them to make more effective decisions.
Whether businesses are acting as commercial lenders or offering trade credit to other businesses, we offer a range credit risk solutions. We also help clients with services including B2B marketing and business intelligence. More details can be found in the BHETA market intelligence area.
The Confederation of British Industry
The CBI is the UK’s premier business organisation, providing a voice for firms at a regional, national and international level to policymakers. Their purpose is to help businesses create a more prosperous society.
FEDIYMA – European Federation of DIY Manufacturers
The European Federation of DIY Manufacturers (fediyma) was created in March 2000 by its founding members BHETA (United Kingdom), Herstellerverband Haus & Garten (Germany) and Unibal (France). FEBIN (Belgium), MADE4DIY (Italy) and AFEB (Spain) have also joined our association in recent years. All together they represent 75% of the European home improvement market with over 650 member companies.
Forum for Private Business
The Forum of Private Business is a not-for-profit comprehensive business support organisation founded in 1977. Their membership is spread throughout the UK and primarily made up of companies that employ between 1-50 employees, helping them to manage employees, saving time, giving advice, support and protection where a business needs it.
Department for International Trade
The Department for International Trade (DIT) is a United Kingdom government department responsible for striking and extending trade agreements between the United Kingdom and non-EU states. The department was created by Prime Minister Theresa May, shortly after she took office on 13 July 2016, following the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union. More details can be found in the BHETA export area.
Legal, Employment Law, Health & Safety
Howes Percival are a leading commercial law firm and their clients range from individuals and families to global businesses and government departments. They offer a wide range of legal expertise and are constantly investing in new specialisms to ensure that they can offer excellent advice to their clients across all aspects of their business.
In association with Ellis Whittam, the employment law, HR and health & safety experts, we have designed a new range of business support services which are part of the benefits of BHETA membership.
BHETA members now have free and unlimited access to expert advice from a dedicated team of qualified, experienced legal advisers in these critically important issues.
To access the free advice services all you need to do is call 01244 687200 or send an email to BHETA@elliswhittam.com and state that you are a BHETA member.
More details can be found in the BHETA membership area.
Logistics / Freight Forwarding
AM & PM Transportation
A family-run business with over 40 years’ experience, they specialise in transporting and handling exhibitors’ goods at trade fairs throughout the UK & Europe. They offer a professional, cost effective, personal service to their customers and pay particular attention to individual requirements.
They will be providing discounted rates for all BHETA Members at these exhibitions throughout 2018; Ambiente, The International Hardware Fair, Exclusively Housewares & Electrical & Glee.
Contact Steven Thorley or Phil Piper
Tel: +44 (0)1449 672671
Established in the UK since 1975, now has three locations which include a brand new logistics centre in Northampton as well as branch offices in Rochdale and Dartford. Dachser aims to be the supplier of choice for European logistics. With daily departures from all sites servicing Scandinavia, Europe and North Africa.
Value-added services, and provides real advantage for its customers through its comprehensive, fully integrated European distribution network which offers competitive transit times and a high level of service quality.
The Chemours Company (Chemours), is a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, introducing its Teflon™ Profile nonstick coating for cookware.
Teflon™ Profile is based on a new technology that combines the proven, excellent nonstick properties of Teflon™ nonstick coating with long-term scratch resistance resulting in a coating surface that looks newer for longer. This is a desirable feature for professional chefs, as they need to worry less about using metal utensils and what the resulting scratches do to the surface.
Cookware coated with Teflon™ Profile nonstick retains a newer looking surface even after long-term use. Available in the colours Crocodile Black, Shark Blue and Buffalo Copper, the coatings also add colour accents in the kitchen.
For more information contact:
Marketing, Market Data & Sales Support
Brookes & Co
At Brookes & Co we love marketing your sector, and promise to deliver a fantastic return on investment from PR and marketing. We’re the UK’s only marketing agency for the home and garden sector.
As BHETA’s recommended marketing agency, we work closely with members and we focus entirely on the home improvement, housewares, and garden sectors.
Thomson Database Service
BHETA has partnered with Thomson Local Directories, the largest and most sophisticated provider of market data in the UK, to provide members with the opportunity to build databases specific to their requirements in one short telephone call. More details can be found in the BHETA membership area.
To find out more contact BHETA member services team on 0121 237 1130 or email email@example.com
Verdict Retail and Conlumino have now joined forces to create a market-leading retail insight brand. GlobalData is a world leading provider of retail intelligence. They work with global retailers delivering unique data and insight to enable informed decisions.
Their work focuses on all aspects of retailing and consumer behaviour, which is delivered through bespoke reports, projects and presentations. The reports are available to all BHETA members at a huge discount. Read more.
If you need any further details contact Magda Covino, GlobalData
Direct line: +44 207 832 4332
GfK is one of the world’s leading research companies. Every day, their 12,000+ experts discover new insights into consumer behaviour in over 100 countries.
The GfK index reflects all the product categories that BHETA members trade in, as listed on BHETA’s Retailer Zone. The quarterly updates provide members with an opportunity to benchmark their company’s performance against the market
The insights are based on actual retail Point of Sale data delivered from GfK’s network of GB retailers, both large and small. The intelligence will help members answer their key business questions through the provision of fast and actionable data driven insights
The data is broken down into the four BHETA sector categories – home improvement (DIY), garden, housewares and small electricals and then further broken down by product groups.
If you need any further details contact BHETA Member Services
Scarlet Opus is a world class Trend Intelligence team. We work internationally with retailers & manufacturers and our role is to inform them about what will be in-fashion for the world of everything interiors 2-3 years ahead of it actually happening. We get very specific about colour, pattern, texture, material and texture choices.
No matter what causes a trend’s emergence, you need to know which future trends you could capitalise on and how. We provide all of our clients with a guaranteed & sustainable competitive edge and we help to ensure that this ‘edge’ is slowly evolved, continuously aligned with consumer desires. Our work with you is planned, targeted & measurable – results driven.
Contact Phil Pond
WhatsApp / Text / iMessage on +44 7896 088 996
More details can be found in the BHETA market intelligence area.
To find out more contact BHETA member services team on 0121 237 1130 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Merchandising & Display
Benchmark Retail Services
We are in-store marketing specialists. Our consultant teams provide you with optimised merchandising and POS solutions to maximise your product sales performance. We work in partnership with major brands, distributors and retailers across over 50 territories.
Cardiem Merchandising Solutions
Cardiem are UK based in-house manufacturers of retail displays. They provide inspirational merchandising solutions for top leading brands. They manufacture 100% in-house to ensure cost control and speed of service.
For your initial FREE visual and guidance on your needs call on 01663 764861 or email us at email@example.com
N. Smith & Co Ltd (Display Solutions)
From basic corrugated cardboard boxes, to full point of sales display stands. We will design, develop and deliver a product that is tailored to your marketing, brand and budget. Offering solutions that make people stop and look.
We are a focused team of experienced, creative individuals, who thrive to offer the best customer service and highest value and quality. We have over 115 years of history and experience that is implemented into everything that we do. We are obsessed with helping our clients utilise the versatility of cardboard and other substrates to bring their brand and product closer to their target market.
Tel: 0121 557 1891
Datateam Business Media Limited are a publishing company for Trade Magazines such as DIY Week and Housewares magazine. Subscription discounts are available to BHETA members.
Contact BHETA member services for a subscription form to receive the discount firstname.lastname@example.org
Progressive Housewares is the trade bible for everyone who is anyone in housewares. Independent cookshops and housewares retailers, multiples, department stores, supermarkets, multi-channel retailers, suppliers, manufacturers, designers, agents – all are avid readers.
Ascential (was i2i)
Ascential is an international business-to-business media company. We inform and connect business professionals in more than 150 countries through market-leading Exhibitions & Festivals and Information Services. Ascential powers the UK’s largest trade show Spring/Autumn Fair.
Drayton Partners provides a bespoke executive search solution to the Consumer sector, specialising in sourcing outstanding senior management and Director-level candidates.
Along with managing specific recruitment projects, Drayton is also well-placed to assist clients with talent-mapping: determining your organisation’s future talent needs, assessing the viability of your current staff to meet those needs, sourcing high-potential players in your field for future recruitment, and developing a strategic plan to fill identified skills and talent gaps within your business.
Visit their website to find out more.
Phocas is an award-winning business intelligence tool for manufacturing, distribution and retail companies that normally sell large ranges of products to a wide customer base. Visit their website to find out more at – Phocas Software UK
Aspin was founded in 1984 as a software supplier with the principle objective of providing sales order processing focused business applications.
“With PixSell, our sales reps are able to make more accurate decisions. Having up-to-date information to hand helps prompt the rep to up-sell certain slow moving products in addition to the items which are on the order.” Rachel Howard, Head of Customer Service at LG Harris.
Phoenix are experts in making people better at what they do through high-quality training and consultancy services; we create development programmes that work. More details can be found in the BHETA membership area.