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DULUX ACADEMY CELEBRATES THIRD BIRTHDAY AND A MILESTONE 5,500 PROFESSIONALS TRAINED

As the UK’s first dedicated training centre for professional painters and decorators, Dulux Academy is the home of painting and decorating excellence.   Since its official launch in March 2016, Dulux Academy has welcomed over 5,500 course attendees and is on track with its ambition to train 10,000 professionals by the end of 2020. Attendees over the three years have ...

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JOHNSTONE’S TRADE STARTS SEARCH FOR YOUNG PAINTER OF THE YEAR

Johnstone’s Trade is celebrating the skill and knowledge of budding painting and decorating professionals as part of its 2019 Young Painter of the Year competition – giving seven trainees the chance to be crowned a winner.  Now in its 15th year, the competition aims to find and inspire the next generation of painters and decorators by celebrating the work of ...

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BAND OF BUILDERS GAINS CHARITY STATUS

Band of Builders, the organisation that helps tradesmen and women in their hour of need, has become a registered charity. The organisation was granted charity status after assessment by the Charity Commission, marking a huge milestone just three years after it was first formed.  Affectionately known as BoB, Band of Builders carries out projects and adaptations to help UK tradespeople ...

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