Strategic Partners

The covenant supports serving personnel, service leavers, veterans, and their families. And is fulfilled by the different groups that have committed to making a difference.

Leading Independent Building Materials, Timber, Plumbing, Hardware, Agri Trade, Fuel, Garden and Homeware Retailers working together to enhance their business through development and deployment of coordinated negotiation of prices and terms.

Helping plumbing and heating businesses across England and Wales gain a competitive advantage for over 90 years.

The sole UK Trade Association representing the interests of the decorative, industrial and powder coatings, printing inks and wallcovering manufacturers.

BHETA is the leading UK trade association for manufacturers, suppliers and distributors in the home enhancement market, including home improvement (DIY), garden, housewares and small electricals.

As a specialist division of bira, BHF exists to help simplify your life, save you money, and protect your interests.

The BMA acts as an information highway between Industry Government and the consumer on all issues that affect the bathroom business in the UK.

Band of Builders is a registered charity set up to help members of the UK construction industry battling illness or injury, through practical projects.

British Safety Industry Federation
The British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) is the UK's leading trade body within the safety industry. Members include manufacturers, distributors, test houses, certification bodies, safety professionals and service providers.

The trade association for the woodworking and joinery manufacturing industry in the UK.

The Concrete Block Association (CBA) is a trade body representing around 80% of concrete block manufacturers in the UK. 

The CBI is the UK’s most effective and influential business organisation, providing its 190,000 members with the influence, insight and access they need to plan ahead with confidence and grow.

The Construction Inclusion Coalition (CIC) aims to improve equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in the sector.

The professional body for the UK plumbing and heating industry.

An umbrella organisation, representing the UK's Timber supply chain from Forest to end of life recycling.

The Disability Confident scheme supports employers like you to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to your workplace.

The Fork Lift Truck Association is the most representative body of its kind in Europe. It exists to maintain and raise standards in the materials handling industry.

The UK's largest trade association in the construction industry, championing continuous improvement in building standards for over 75 years.

FORTIS is the UK’s leading independent mixed merchant buying group, providing a fresh approach to the benefits of combined buying.

The UK’s only trade body solely dedicated to promoting the interests of the whole architectural ironmongery industry.

Grown in Britain is for anyone who values British trees, woods and forests, and the amazing wood and timber products we can make from them.

H & B Group is one of the fastest growing buying organisation for independent builders’ merchants.

Hardware Association Ireland (HAI) is the national representative body for hardware/DIY retailers and builders merchants, as well as manufacturers/distributors to the trade.

The voice of the home building industry in England and Wales.

A member organisation committed to effectively driving, supporting and promoting the sustained growth of the UK domestic heating and hot water industry.

IBC is one of the UK’s fastest growing buying groups for independent builders’ merchants

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is established across the world as the leading trade association for all those involved in the lifting industry.

The National Retrofit Hub is a nonprofit collaborative organisation that brings together all those involved in the retrofit sector to share their expertise and work together to enable the local delivery of retrofit at scale in line with a National Retrofit Strategy.

The National Buying Group (NBG) is an independent, progressive and fast growing group of privately-owned UK builders’ merchants

The construction industry’s longest-established trade association, representing companies involved in the building and construction industry in England and Wales.

The UK’s largest roofing trade association, representing over 70% of the roofing industry by value

NMBS is the most successful buying society in the UK for independent Builders, Plumbers, Hardware and Timber Merchants.

The Painting and Decorating Association is the premier trade and employers' association for painting & decorating contractors in the UK.

Coventry & District Samaritans is an independent charity, run entirely by unpaid volunteers. They provide a free 24-hour helpline for people who are upset, troubled or who are feeling suicidal.

The trade association for plumbing and heating businesses based in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

An internationally recognised centre of excellence on the specification and use of timber and wood products.

At the forefront of promoting timber as the world’s leading renewable, low carbon construction material. Representing all sectors of the timber industry in the UK

Plays a key part in the builders’ merchant sector, promoting training and education for builders’ merchants and fundraising for a number of charities.

International non-governmental organisation, working in the field of the wilderness preservation, and the reduction of humanity's footprint on the environment.