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Welcome to the British Hardware Federation

Since 1899 we've supported over three thousand independent hardware and DIY retail businesses.

As a specialist division of bira, specifically representing hardware and DIY retail businesses, we’re here to help simplify your life, save you money, and protect your interests.

The Constitution & Rules still provide the basis for our membership today, as well as our leadership and committees. This is the single defining document for our association, and it’s applicable to all of our members.

Card processing

Improve your profitability by reducing the cost of card transactions.

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Business banking

We’ve negotiated preferential business banking rates just for you.

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bira direct

bira direct opens up a world of business opportunities that everyone can benefit from, saving time, money and stress when sourcing stock for resale.

Your free to use buying group

Point of sale (ePOS) software

Vend’s best-in-class ePOS, multi-store retail, and inventory management software is perfect for stores just like yours. Get the retail advantage to effortlessly sell, manage, report and grow your business in every way.

Grow your business

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