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AkzoNobel marks impressive decade as UK Top Employer

Leading paints and coatings business, AkzoNobel, has maintained its official status as a champion of people by the Top Employers Institute for the tenth consecutive year. Officially recognised as a Top Employer in the UK today, AkzoNobel – home to leading brands, including Dulux, Cuprinol, Sikkens and International – is one of the few business […]


Employment law update

Rises to wage and statutory rates 2022 From 1 April 2022:        • National Living Wage: £9.50 per hour (from £8.91) aged 23 and over      • National Minimum Wage rates: £9.18 per hour (from £8.36) aged 21 – 22  £6.83 per hour (from £6.56) aged 18 – 20  £4.81 per hour […]


CASPA Ball Raises Nearly 10k for the Charity!

A voucher for £100 worth of decorating materials from the winner’s local Brewers Decorator Centre was gifted to CASPA for their fundraising event The CASPA Ball. This wonderful event raised a whopping £9,850 to fund the fantastic work CASPA carry out with autistic young people.  The CASPA Ball is a wonderful event comprising a three-course […]


Brewers York Now Open!

Brewers are pleased to announce the highly anticipated Brewers Decorator Centre in York is now open! Located on 9B, Clifton Moor Centre, Hurricane Way, Rawcliffe, York. YO30 4XU. Home to the finest brands and high-quality paint, wallpaper and woodcare products, Brewers supplies everything you could need for the perfect finish, every time. Branch manager Sandra […]