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Dulux Decorator Centre donates £27k to Outward Bound Trust

Dulux Decorator Centre is helping to make a difference to the lives of young people by donating £27,000 to the Outward Bound Trust. The generous figure was raised from sales of paint can openers and paint stirrers across Dulux Decorator Centre stores between August 2020 and July 2021. The Outward Bound Trust is an educational charity where young, disadvantaged people can realise their full, true-colour potential and develop the attitudes, skills and behaviours they need to make positive changes in their lives.

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Understanding the Mental Health of Decorators 

Mental Health Awareness Week encourages people across the UK to not only acknowledge their own mental health and how to improve it, but also to learn the signs of mental health issues in others and how to help.  Recent industry research found that 50% of tradespeople in the decorating industry experience mental health issues due to their job. That’s why this Mental Health Awareness Week, it seems more pertinent than ever to understand the stresses that come with being a decorator – and together with Dulux Decorator Centre, we are exploring what can cause mental health issues for decorators and how to alleviate them. 

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AkzoNobel launches fresh £50,000 fund for colleagues to help their local communities

AkzoNobel is helping colleagues make a difference in their local communities with the launch of a fresh £50,000 in its True Colour Community Fund. The initiative began last year where food banks, hospices, homeless shelters and children’s wellbeing groups were among the grassroots initiatives that benefited from the donations.

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Dulux Decorator Centre kick-starting careers for young people through Prince’s Trust Partnership

Dulux Decorator Centre kick-starting careers for young people through Prince’s Trust Partnership Dulux Decorator Centre is helping to usher a new generation of talent into the business - by providing a host of roles to disadvantaged young people.

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Dulux Decorator Centre hits sustainability milestone by recycling over half a million paint cans 

Dulux Decorator Centre has successfully saved more than half a million paint cans from landfill through its in-store recycling scheme!

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AkzoNobel voluntarily returns full £2.8 million of UK government’s furlough funding

AkzoNobel has voluntarily decided to return the full £2.8 million received through the UK government Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (JRS), also known as furlough. The emergency employment support scheme was ...

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