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Make UK to speak at BHETA Webinar

Published: 17 January 2022 - Neil Mead

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is to hold another of its popular webinars, this time with Make UK, The Manufacturers’ Organisation.  The event will take place on Wednesday 26 January at 11am, and the speaker will be Make UK Chief Executive, Stephen Phipson.

Make UK represents around 20,000 companies of all sizes, from start-ups to multinationals, across engineering, manufacturing, technology and the wider industrial sector, including over 5,000 businesses who are members of the Engineering Employers’ Federation (EEF).  Designed to help British manufacturers compete, innovate and grow, it provides business support and training, and it champions manufacturing industry in the UK and the EU.

This webinar is aimed at business leaders and organisations that are linked to manufacturing.  It will cover:

  • The latest state of trade
  • The ongoing impact of Brexit – labour, UKCA/CE marking
  • Freight costs and supply chain challenges
  • Wider headwinds for the sector
  • Solutions to the challenges faced by UK manufacturing

Following the 20-30 minute presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to pose questions directly to Stephen.

While this is a BHETA member-only event, non-members who would like to attend can contact Keeley Vernon, BHETA’s sector manager for DIY and garden on 07398 840418, or Seema Grantham, BHETA’s sector manager for housewares and small domestic appliances on 07946 078566.

BHETA’s marketing manager, Steve Richardson commented, “Despite the many positive opportunities for suppliers in the home enhancement sector, there are currently numerous practical challenges for manufacturers in general.  It will be especially useful and illuminating to listen to views and advice on these from the wider community of British manufacturing.”

To register for the event, please follow the link on More details of BHETA’s new 2022 events programme, which includes webinars, Meet The Buyer events and networking forums with leading retailers can also be found on the BHETA website.  For further information, contact Zara Miah or Rajni Kaur from the BHETA Member Services Team on 0121 237 1130 or alternatively, email on or


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