National Apprenticeship Week 2021

“Build the Future” is the theme for NAW2021, taking place between 8 and 14 February 2021, aiming to encourage everyone to consider how apprenticeships help individuals to build the skills and knowledge required for a rewarding career.   The 14th annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships, taking place across England, will showcase the impact apprenticeships can have on communities, […]

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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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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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