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The wait is on for apprentices across the country

Students from across the UK are waiting with bated breath to find out if they have done enough to be crowned the country’s top apprentice paperhanger.

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July 31, 2018  |   Share:

Premier Trophy Awards 2018

I am delighted to report that it was one of the best events ever, and I am extremely proud to have been involved in this, our 30th Anniversary Awards event.

Categories: Pda News, Associate News | Tags: Premier Trophy Awards

August 17, 2018  |   Share:

BuildUK Looking for Specialist Contractors to Take Part in PQ Reform Pilot

The objective of the pilot is to test the proposed Common Assessment Standard, that has been developed with the help of our members, to ensure it is fit for purpose - before it is rolled out to all Build UK members and the wider industry.

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June 27, 2018  |   Share:

Crown Decorating Centres Puts People First in Carlisle

Carlisle’s Crown Decorating Centre has donated a large quantity of paint and sundries to local charity People First as part of a project to refresh its new home in the city.

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June 27, 2018  |   Share:

New home for the British Coatings Federation officially open for business

The Lord Mayor of Coventry, Councillor John Blundell, together with BCF president David Beckford and BCF CEO Tom Bowtell, cut the ribbon on the trade body’s new state of the art building ‘Spectra House’ in Westwood Business Park, Coventry.

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July 2, 2018  |   Share:

How to Choose a Painter & Decorator - Look out for the Badge!

By far the best way to choose any tradesperson is to ensure that they are a member of their industry trade association. In the case of painters and decorators, it is The Painting and Decorating Association (also known as the PDA). When you choose a…

Categories: Consumer News | Tags: None

June 20, 2018  |   Share:

Crown's New Colour Guide Leads the Way

When it comes to choosing the right colour for the job, Crown Trade is setting the right tone by putting together a spectrum of new resources designed with the professional decorator in mind.

Categories: Industry News | Tags: Crown Paints

June 20, 2018  |   Share:

Walsall College Launch Bell Decorating Academy

Walsall College have launched Bell Group’s 6th painting and decorating academy in the UK, with the aim to enhance its existing courses, as well as giving construction students the hands-on experience to succeed in the industry.

Categories: Industry News | Tags: Apprentices

June 13, 2018  |   Share:

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