h&b Buying Group has added its support to the growing number of industry influencers who are backing the Institute of Builders Merchants’ (IoBM) ambitious plans to underpin a professional training ethos within the building materials industry since its merger with the BMF earlier this year.
The IoBM is targeting 1,000 new members over the next 12 months, with a longer term ambition to become a Chartered Institute.
Jamie Wyatt, Trading Director at h&b Buying Group said: “The increased focus on training and development supported through the IoBM can only benefit the industry as a whole and the h&b group is delighted to show its support through Corporate membership.”
John Newcomb, BMF Chief Executive, said: “The IoBM has such an important role to play both in training newcomers to the industry and supporting the more experienced through CPD and we are delighted that h&b is espousing this ambition through corporate membership. We have a long way to go to reach our ultimate goal of chartered status but the encouragement and co-operation we are now receiving will help us build awarenesss of the Institute’s role as the accreditation body that will raise professional standards for the whole industry.”
Find out more about IoBM membership categories at www.bmf.org.uk/IOBM