Chancellor outlines Winter Economy Plan

central to plan is a new Job Support Scheme and extension of Self Employment Income Support Scheme and over one million businesses will get flexibilities to help pay back loans The Chancellor Rishi Sunak today outlined additional government support to provide certainty to businesses and workers impacted by coronavirus across the UK. Delivering a speech […]

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Funding for new employees through the kickstart scheme

The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create job placements for 16 to 24 year olds. This government initiative provides funding to employers to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment. This is part of the government’s Plan for Jobs and aims to create […]

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PDA National Treasurer talks estimating and success in latest podcast

STALWART Member of the Painting and Decorating Association (PDA), Bob Smith, has shared some of his knowledge and experience with Members in a new podcast chat with Association Chief Executive Neil Ogilvie. With more than 60 years in the painting and decorating trade, Bob – a partner at Smith Bros Ltd in Leeds – first […]

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Albany; The Future of Colour Launch

This year, Albany is celebrating 100 years of quality trade paints and wallpapers. To mark the occasion with the professional decorating community, Albany has been celebrating with exclusive offers, competitions and trilogy of videos by spoken word poet Solomon OB! The videos explore the language, meaning and future of colour and recognise the contribution and craft of decorators and makers. The third and final instalment of the trilogy is now live – shown first at The Online P&D show. Albany; The Future of Colour  The final episode in the trilogy explores key moments in history, expresses how colour is vital to our future and the importance it holds – igniting the imaginations of future generations. Albany is excited to be part of that future and to continue being used by you to express your clients personalities and style. Albany recognises the importance of finding the right shade to truly reflect and enhance the desired look and feel. The highly pigmented, quality paint range by Albany is used by professionals and is available in thousands of colours, including a colour matching service. Albany is available exclusively from Brewers, online at brewers.co.uk or in any of the 170+ stores.

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