GGFi has partnered with a number of other organisations in order to enhance our offering to you.
For details on our partners, please read the information below.
The Glass and Glazing Federation is the largest trade association in it’s sector, representing companies who make, supply or fit, glass and glazing related products. The Glass and Glazing Federation, or GGF as it is usually called, is the primary representative organisation for companies involved in all aspects of the manufacture of flat glass and products and services for all types of glazing, in commercial and domestic sectors where its members have offered consumer protection for many years.
Established in 2002 and with over 9000 registered businesses, FENSA is the largest Competent Person’s Scheme for double-glazing installers in England & Wales. GGFi’s close links with FENSA enable FENSA-registered installers to be able to provide insurance services to their clients swiftly and with a minimum of fuss.
The Guild of Master Craftsman
The Guild of Master Craftsman is a trade organisation. For more than 30 years The Guild has represented over 400 different crafts, trades and professions, promoting and supporting excellence
Correlation Risk Partners
Correlation Risk Partners Ltd represents the European insurance interests of the Capricorn Group which includes Red Sands Insurance Company (Europe) Limited (Red Sands).
GGFi Insurance Backed Guarantees are underwritten by Red Sands (regulated by the FSC and registered in Gibraltar). Red Sands are members of the Association Of British Insurers, The Financial Ombudsman Service and the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). In the unlikely event that the tradesman and Red Sands ceased to trade, the homeowner may still be able to claim for compensation through the FSCS subject to the FSCS terms and conditions.
GGFi Insurance Broking Services
Established in 1974, Grove and Dean Ltd, one of the UK’s leading independent brokers, are now working alongside GGFi as GGFi Insurance Broking Services, providing tailor made insurance products for businesses in the glass and glazing industry.
Grove and Dean have extensive experience in the field of liability insurance and all policies come with the minimum FENSA requirement of £2 million as well as a wide range of additional extras and extensions. They also offer a full range of other insurance products and protection cover to satisfy the requirements of a huge variety of businesses.
Established in 2005, TrustMark is a Government-endorsed cross trades standards body. Companies who have achieved approval by TrustMark have demonstrated a commitment to standards and customer-care. The appointment of a TrustMark-approved contractor provides reassurance to a homeowner that their work will be carried out by an organisation who have shown a dedication to providing a high level of service.
With clients spanning the Competent Persons and Trade Association sector, Borough IT are one of the leading names in providing database management systems for the trades industry. With FENSA, OFTEC and Gas-Safe amongst the most prominent of these customers, Borough IT are the only sensible choice for providing IT systems to GGFi.
Established 25 years ago, Ultraframe is acknowledged as the world leader in the design and manufacture of conservatory roofing systems. They supply a wide range of conservatory products - in fact, there are over 1,000,000 installed Ultraframe conservatory roofs performing day in day out across the UK. To reassure potential conservatory buyers that they are dealing with reputable installation companies, Ultraframe have launched the Ultra Installer scheme.
With the recent amendments to the Building Regulations, the energy efficiency of windows is becoming an ever-more important consideration for both homeowners and installers. The BFRC (British Fenestration Rating Council) is the leading body for assessing the efficiency of window systems and providing certification and guidance on this aspect of the industry.