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SkillBuild DK

A helping hand from British Gypsum

Date: 14 Jul 2017

In order to promote excellence in the industry and give apprentices the best start in their caree...

Sound solution training courses

Launch of Sound Solutions course

Date: 14 Jun 2017

We are pleased to announce the launch of a two-day ‘Sound Solutions’ course, responding to a grow...

Retail Design Expo with Gyproc Habito and ThistlePro Magnetic plaster demonstrations

British Gypsum at Retail Design Expo 2017

Date: 18 May 2017

Gyproc Habito proves a hit with retailers and shop fitters alike

Our Plaster Demonstrator supported Novus Property Solutions on-site

On-site advice from our Plaster Demonstrators

Date: 11 Apr 2017

Our team of Plaster Demonstrators meet people on-site to give guidance on new products, technique...

Skills Crisis Brexit

How the plastering industry can rebound from the skills crisis

Date: 10 Apr 2017

Can tailoring training to employers’ needs help reduce the skills crisis?

Thistle Bonding 60

Launch of Thistle Bonding 60, a new patching product to help speed up smal...

Date: 30 Mar 2017

An innovative new undercoat plaster that decreases setting time by as much as two thirds.

plastering trailblazer

Government backs Plasterer Trailblazer Apprenticeship Standards

Date: 14 Mar 2017

The plastering industry is one of two construction sectors to receive government backing in apply...

Amicus use ThistlePro Magnetic plaster

Amicus Horizon uses ThistlePro Magnetic plaster to create attractive commu...

Date: 03 Feb 2017

Social housing provider, Amicus Horizon, has used British Gypsum’s ThistlePro Magnetic plaster to...