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New campaign launched to meet construction's skills challenge

The construction industry is today launching ‘Go Construct’, a new campaign to encourage people to consider a career in construction in an effort to fill more than 220,000 new jobs that will be created in the sector.

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September 25, 2015  |   Share:

Sadolin launches new online product help videos

Premium woodcare brand Sadolin is keeping decorators in the picture with a series of videos that bring to life the attributes of its ranges.

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September 24, 2015  |   Share:

Video Give The Inside Track On New Crown Trade Fastflow Gloss System

Our new Crown Trade water-based Fastflow Quick Dry Gloss has got off to a flying start - with decorators across the country giving it the thumbs-up.

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September 24, 2015  |   Share:

Kent Blaxill sponsors decorating skills training centre

The Kent Blaxill Decorating Skills Centre has opened the doors to its first cohort of students at the Colchester Institute Sheepen Road site in time for the start of the new term. A sponsorship agreement has resulted in the centre being fully refurbi…

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September 23, 2015  |   Share:

MPs pledge to back construction apprenticeships

Over 200 people from the construction industry braved the rain to join policy makers at CITB’s ‘I’m Backing Apprenticeships’ reception in the Houses of Parliament last Wednesday (16th Sept).

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September 23, 2015  |   Share:

Crown raises profile of decorating industry with ‘Inside This Tin’

Look out for us again on the big screen with a TV ad that puts professional decorating in the spotlight.

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September 23, 2015  |   Share:

MPs agree: apprenticeships key to British economy – but careers advice steers our best away from vocational learning

New research conducted on behalf of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) reveals that while 80% of MPs agree that ‘full employment’ cannot be achieved without apprenticeships, most of the general public (72%) would prefer their children go…

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September 23, 2015  |   Share:

Apprenticeship Levy

Ministers have announced plans to introduce an Apprenticeship Levy for ‘large employers’ to fund the Government’s ambition for three million apprenticeship starts over the course of this Parliament.

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September 15, 2015  |   Share:

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