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Join our Apprenticeship Service webinar

In September 2021, we introduced a new service to make it easier for employers that pay the apprenticeship levy to transfer their unspent levy funds to other businesses and to support apprenticeships in sectors and locations of their choice. Following employer feedback, we have made some further enhancements to help them manage and review their transfer funds. […]


PDA Members can discount their days with this new membership benefit!

We have used our collective power of membership numbers to negotiate a new PDA membership benefit, which gives all signed up PDA Members (and their employees) free 12-month access to the Take Time lifestyle club. This would normally cost £60pa per person. The club will allow PDA Members to take advantage of a variety of […]


Mental Health Risks in Construction

HSE’s ‘Working Well Together’ event is aimed at small and medium-sized Construction companies Click on the graphic below to sign up to attend this FREE event on Mental Health in Construction at Walsall FC on Wednesday 18 May 2022. This is a fantastic opportunity to listen to some great speakers and access some free resources. […]


Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

This year the theme is Loneliness which affects millions of people across the UK.  Monday 9 May 2021: Today marks the launch of Mental Health Awareness Week, the UK’s national week to raise awareness of mental health.  The week, which is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, is in its 22nd year and runs from […]