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PCA Weekly News - 17th September 2022

In your weekly PCA update this week:

  • Joint Position Statement will be launched in 6 days!
  • Office Closure
  • Off-site training success
  • Online training - Testimonial video
  • Next LIVE Webinar
  • 2022 Invasive Weed Conference
  • TrustMark's Home Improvement App
  • No Friday email next week...

Joint Position Statement will be launched in 6 days!

It is now less than a week to go until we launch the 'Joint Position Statement' for investigating moisture in traditional buildings. This important collaboration with Historic England and RICS is your opportunity to hear direct from each of the principal authors on this unique initiative, AND get your hands on a copy of the document!

There is still a few spaces left, so grab the chance whilst you can. To find out more about who is on the speaker programme and what you might miss out on, simply click on the button below.

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Office Closure

On Monday 19th September, the PCA offices will be closed. Like many of our members, we were saddened to hear of Queen Elizabeth II's passing and as a mark of respect, we will be closing the office for the day. We will respond to any messages/queries on Tuesday.

Off-site training success

It seems that Housing Associations and Local Authorities are finally starting to find real value in your Associations' training and taking responsibility for good moisture diagnostics. Our offsite training provision has never seen such demand and as many of our PCA members and other property specialists will agree...well-informed clients make better clients.

There are limited places left for in-house training this year and we expect demand to be just as high, if not higher, next year! So to ensure you don't miss out, why not book ahead for 2023? Get in touch with the training team today on 01480 400000.

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Next LIVE Webinar

With just 2 weeks to go until our next LIVE webinar, join us as we discuss the joint statement 'Investigation of moisture and its effects on traditional buildings’ with Historic England and RICS. How big of a shift in standards is it? How does this jointly agreed document affect and shape what surveyors, property professionals and PCA members do when investigating dampness in traditional buildings?

To find out the answers and to learn much more, join us on Thursday 29th September 2022 from 9-10am as we go into detail regarding the new publication and the key points to takeaway. To register, simply click on the button below...

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2022 Invasive Weed Conference

We have a very exciting programme lined up for the '2022 International Invasive Weed Conference'. With just 10 weeks to go, key topics include:

  • The future use of Glyphosate and what are the tried & tested options without it?
  • On-site risk assessment and what's happened since the Select Committee Inquiry
  • Integrated weed management, avoiding the pitfalls, strategies and legislation
  • and much more...

To find out more about the programme and to book your place, simply click on the button below.

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TrustMark's Home Improvement App

The first release of TrustMark's Home Improvement App is now available to download for free. The App has been developed in close collaboration with the HSE, to help broaden consumers’ knowledge and confidence in dealing with and asking questions of tradespeople. The aim is to also help drive-up professional standards and Health and Safety practices amongst tradespeople.

You can find out more and provide feedback on the app, via the button below.


No weekly news next week...

As many of our regular readers of our weekly news will be aware, the '2022 International Property Care Conference' takes place on Thursday next week. What this means is that there will not be any weekly news. Hopefully however, we get to see many of you at the event and if you still have yet to book your place, simply click on the button below...

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