A Star is Born!

Ian Williams, one of the UK‚Äôs largest privately-owned property services companies, is delighted to celebrate the latest award for one of its apprentices, a further endorsement of the success of the Ian Williams Academy. Congratulations to Painting & Decorating Apprentice, Katie White for winning The Rising Star Award 2023 in the recent National Housing Maintenance […]

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PDA launches new format for Apprentice of the Year contest

The Painting and Decorating Association (PDA), has announced a new, expanded format for our popular Apprentice of the Year competition. The contest has grown significantly over the last decade, from a single day event to encompassing three regional heats. And now for 2023, the competition will include a regional competition event for Scotland for the […]

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A look ahead to key events for the painting and decorating sector

The UK‚Äôs largest trade body dedicated to the painting and decorating sector has set out its key events for 2023. We [the PDA] host the flagship Premier Trophy Awards at Plaisterers‚Äô Hall, London, each year as well as a series of competitions that showcase the skill and talent of apprentices starting out in the industry, […]

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