Latest PDA News

Keeping you up-to-date with news from the Association, the painting and decorating sector and the wider construction industry:

End of Industry Accreditation

From 30 June 2024, cards carrying the CSCS logo obtained via Industry Accreditation will no longer be renewed and all such cards will expire on 31 December 2024. This is in line with the CLC requirement that all cards should be achieved by qualification, supporting workers in demonstrating that they are competent to undertake their role. Over […]


3 for 2 on coloured emulsion

Need to stock up on emulsion for your next decorating job? Until 26 February, TradePoint, the trade-only arm of B&Q, are running a 3 for 2 deal on selected coloured emulsion and paint mixing. What’s more, with a TradePoint card through the PDA, our Members save an EXTRA FIXED 10% off! No minimum spend required! […]


Dulux Decorator Centre shortlisted for three UK Customer Satisfaction Awards

Dulux Decorator Centre’s dedication to upholding top class customer service has resulted in the company being shortlisted for three UK Customer Satisfaction Awards. It has made the shortlist for: Jo Williams, Senior Marketing Manager at Dulux Decorator Centre has also been recognised for the Changemaker Award for her positive impact on customer experience through innovative […]


Lighthouse Charity Lights up Wellbeing Learning

It’s one year on since the launch of the Lighthouse Charity’s Wellbeing Academy and this is being celebrated by the unveiling of more new and exciting courses to support everyone in the industry. The academy offers training including eLearning, Lighthouse Wellbeing Exclusives, MHFA accredited training and bespoke support for wellbeing champions and mental health first […]