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iKBBI Brexit poll reveals a one-sided result The Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom, Bathroom Installers (iKBBI) has conducted its own Brexit poll which has revealed strong support for an OUT decision by its members.   In all, 4,203 participated in the poll, 82% of which were installers / installation businesses, 15% were retailers / designers and 3% were manufacturer / distributors.   65% said they would vote to leave the EU. 25% said they would vote to remain in the EU.  10% said they were undecided.   Of the 65% w...
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Are you Consumer Rights compliant? The iKBBI undertook a flash survey this week on the subject of the newly introduced Consumer Rights Act (2015), which became law in October.100 consumers and 100 installers were surveyed, with some rather surprising results. When asked whether they were aware that a new law came into force last year, 29% of installers said they were aware, whilst just 8% of consumers knew a new law had been introduced. Of the 29 installers who knew, less than 10% (just 2) could said they understood w...
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New iKBBI prospectus online The iKBBI published it's hard copy 2016-17 prospectus at KBB Birmingham in March, but is now pleased to make the document available for digital download. The prospectus introduces the organisations core pillars, as well as providing insight into who is involved in the organisation, ten years since its launch in 2006. iKBBI CEO Damian Walters said: "The organisation has come a long way over the last decade and has evolved into a credible entity that provides benefit, not only to its members, bu...
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KBB Birmingham a huge success The iKBBI exhibited at KBB Birmingham earlier this month, using the show as an opportunity to network with key contacts, the industry in general and current & prospective members.Speaking about the show, the iKBBI's Inspection Co-ordinator Geoff Jackson (pictured with Inspector Janice McBeth), said: "Whilst a long four days on your feet, the show was incredibly successful for the organisation. Not only did we have an opportunity to engage the industry on a number of the exciting initiatives ...
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iKBBI commit to The Furniture Makers Company The Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installers (iKBBI) confirmed that it is supporting The Furniture Makers Company as a Corporate Member, joining brands including iKBBI Installation Partners B&Q and John Lewis, as well as sponsors Blum.   Formed as a guild in 1952, established as a livery company of the City of London in 1963, and granted a Royal Charter in 2013, the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers has a strategy to support three key areas within the furniture ind...
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