Due Diligence Toolkit

Interactive guidance for timber companies

At the TTF, we are focused on growing the market for high quality, sustainable timber products, and maintaining the high standards we set for our members. To help grow the industry we provide a number of free online tools to support industry compliance.

Learn the essentials of Due Diligence

This free interactive step-by-step toolkit will help you complete Due Diligence on your timber imports, and comes with a free reporting template to get you started.


Simply follow the flow chart steps, answer the questions in the space provided, add explanations where required, and save your work.


  • Common high-risk factors to avoid
  • What/ how to report Due Diligence actions and outcomes
  • Country case studies + factory checklist
  • Useful contacts and references


NB: Regularly updated, please check for the latest version. Adobe Pro users can directly attach files into this document. Continuously updated. All questions and suggestions are welcome.

Learn the essentials of UK Timber Regulation

This free interactive PDF will help you understand what will change for you as UK Timber Regulation (UKTR) comes into force in place of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), from when the UK leaves the EU Customs Union on 31 December 2020.


Included in this tool is a readiness assessment for your business, via a self assessment questionnaire, suggestions of steps to complete, a priority map for your business, and TTF advice.


  • What is currently required by law
  • Data insights
  • What will change from January 2021
  • What you should do to be ready

Learn the essentials of Construction Products Regulation

This guidance aims to support plywood importers in the UK/EU and manufacturers in China with tools and examples to understand, implement and demonstrate compliance in line with the Construction Product Regulation (CPR).


Users of this tool will gain awareness of common areas of weakness and knowledge of the steps which can be taken to mitigate risk.

  • Obligations for importers and manufacturers
  • Key steps, requirements, and the expected outputs
  • Examples and common gaps
  • Factory checklist