Women in the industry

Women are playing an increasingly important role in the painting and decorating sector. Their numbers are still relatively low, but growing all the time. And, as these three ground-breaking professionals show, women are ready, willing and able to lead from the front.

First Female Apprentice at Livv

This week (6-12 February) marks National Apprenticeship Week. With the current skills shortage and the challenge of encouraging more women into construction, Merseyside housing association, Livv Housing Group, is proud to have welcomed its first female painting and decorating apprentice.