The government must tell the business sector if it is going to extend its Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme beyond May or risk employees being made redundant, according to the CBI.
Next has partially reopened its website, selling bed linen, home accessories, kitchenware and children’s clothing.
The National Bed Federation is offering housebound retail employees free training.
James Sturrock is to step down as ceo of Eve Sleep and be succeeded by the mattress in a box company’s marketing boss.
Britain’s bedmakers are joining the battle to beat the Coronavirus pandemic.
Luigi Feltrin, Arper founder and honorary president died on 5 April. He was 85.
German investment group Haniel has bought a majority share in mattress in a box company Emma – The Sleep Company.
The Furniture Makers’ Company, the furnishing industry charity and City of London livery company has begun helping workers who have been affected by the coronavirus disruption and has produced a guide to government advice and how to apply or a grant from the charity.
The UK furniture and furnishings sector could have as seen 100,000 jobs go since the coronavirus outbreak, according to the BFM.
David Knight, ScS ceo has agreed to postpone his retirement.
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