Training Tag

If we leave the EU without a deal on 31st October 2019, then the UK will become a "third country". This means that full due diligence will need to be conducted on European imports of timber just as it is on non-EU imports. The status...

Initial courses and content now available online for TTF members The first segment of our online academy programme, comprising CPD modules, videos and bite-sized courses in essential skills, was launched at the TTF Annual General Meeting in London on 26th June 2019.  Two cohorts of students...

Fire protection knowledge: ensure your staff know the terminology A recent survey by Zeroignition, CTI partner organisation the Wood Protection Association (WPA), revealed a concerning lack of knowledge amongst architects on the language of fire protection. Only 8% of the architects surveyed correctly defined the meaning of...

Nationwide panel products supplier Meyer Timber are launching their own training scheme to empower merchants create plywood specialists in their businesses, to help increase sales. Plywoods have become more of a technical product in the past 20 years,” says David Siggins, Commercial Director at Meyer Timber. ...

Are you dealing with Due Diligence (DDS) for the EU (UK) Timber Regulation (EUTR)? Are you preparing for your next TTF RPP audit? Or is this your first one? Are you struggling to address issues from your previous audits?   Are you interested in knowing common areas of non-compliance...

The brand new TTF Essential Foundations of Sales Management (EFSM) training course, developed in partnership with Reed Consultants, is now taking registrations! Developed in partnership with Reed Consultants, this six-day programme, spread over 12 months, is recognised by the Institute of Sales Management (ISM) and explores...

From 9 to 11 October 2018, the TTF Team were at NEC Birmingham for Timber Expo 2018. The three-day event gave us the opportunity to present our latest publications and studies, promote TTF members' work and enlarge our network! TTF Managing Director, David Hopkins, also explained the Timber...

The International Wood Products Association (IWPA) and Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer (APKS) have scheduled a webinar to discuss recent Lacey Act enforcement actions that affect the U.S. wood importing industry. The webinar, which will take place at 8pm (London Time) on Wednesday 10th January, will focus on the recent guilty plea...