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Mirka UK gains Investors in People Silver Award at first attempt

Mirka UK Ltd has been awarded the Investors in People (IIP) Silver Award for its first assessment.  The IIP practitioner praised the company’s proactive, people-focused organisation resulting in a very efficient and effective delivery, underpinned by a clear vision and business objectives. The assessment found that Mirka has an engaging relationship with its customers and other stakeholders.  Continuous professional development ...

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Benjamin Moore announces new stockist – London Decorators Merchant

Benjamin Moore is pleased to announce the appointment of London Decorators Merchant’s Islington branch as the newest authorised stockist of its high quality paint range as of 13th January. London Decorators Merchant is a highly respected paint retailer with 7 successful stores across the Greater London area. Well known for its exceptional product range aswell as technical and colour expertise ...

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Crown Paints brightens community projects in Hull

Leading paint manufacturer Crown Paints invested in charity and community projects throughout 2019, with a number of colourful donations made to great causes across Hull. Some of the company’s most popular products are manufactured at its facility in Hull and it regularly donates paint to community projects through its Crown Decorating Centre, located on Stoneferry Road, and NIMTECH, a social ...

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Crown Trade celebrates 40 years of Apprentice Decorator of the Year with anniversary yearbook

Crown Trade has launched a yearbook to celebrate its 40th year of sponsoring the annual Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition in 2019. This year’s competition came to a close in November with Inverness-based apprentice Gatis Celmins taking the title at the WorldSkills UK LIVE event at Birmingham’s NEC. Apprentice Decorator of the Year celebrates the skills of apprentice decorators ...

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Johnstone’s Trade Young Painter of the Year Winners announced 

This year marked the 15th year of the Johnstone’s Young Painter of the Year competition, which saw seven young professionals from across the UK take the title.  Regional finals were hosted in Glasgow, Newcastle, Bournemouth, Folkestone, Doncaster, Liverpool and Leicester, with a winner and runner-up selected at each event. Budding painting professionals, aged 16 to 27, competed to demonstrate their skills and knowledge by undertaking a range of technical painting tasks, incorporating complex patterns and geometric designs.

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