PCA Weekly News – 14th December 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: Hodgson View: Damp in Traditional Buildings New Legislation for Alien Invasive Species Property Flood Resilience Recovery Support Scheme Addressing the Future Needs of our Members Annual Review Meetings with CITB Correction to Subscriptions Discount Date Members have their say on a New Building Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 7th December 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: Another ‘weedy’ great conference! Structural Waterproofing Technical Documents Best Practice Awards – The Winners! Conference Presentations Now Live! Work Continues to Get Knotweed Guidance Updated Paper Submitted for Peer Review 2020 Subscription, Enhanced Listings & CPD Invoices Beat those Winter Blues with PCA Read the full article…

Another ‘weedy’ great conference!

The Property Care Association returned to The Slate at Warwick University for the 5th International Invasive Weed Conference on the 21st November. We are pleased to say delegate numbers were up again to 170 giving us the biggest attendance to date. Attendees were treated to an excellent programme of speakers Read the full article…

Hodgson View: Damp in Traditional Buildings

It’s funny how things turn out sometimes.  At the very beginning of 2019 I was asked to attend a meeting by a friend and colleague at Historic England. That initial meeting, of what became a working group to a new Methodology for dampness in traditional buildings, took place at Historic Read the full article…

Launch of New Methodology for Traditional Buildings

After almost a year in the making, the Property Care Association is proud to announce the launch of a new methodology that has the potential to deliver a ‘joined-up approach’ to investigating damp in traditional buildings. An historic backed methodology for traditional buildings First announced and presented at the recent Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 30th November 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: #IBPC2019: What a Conference it was! PCA Best Practice Awards Raises £1,855 for CRUK! Building Regulations Manual Update Ground Gas Protection Group Meeting Structural Waterproofing Meeting Beat those Winter Blues with PCA Training December Board Meeting   #IBPC2019 – What a conference it Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 16th November 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: Supporting Mental Health Awareness 1 Day, 2 Conferences – 1 week to go! NEW Mental Health Course – PCA Members Only! Membership Satisfaction Survey PCA Codes of Practice can help members Skills and Training Fund – FREE MONEY! Invasive Weed Control Group – Read the full article…

Supporting Mental Health Awareness

The majority of the Association’s members are SMEs (small to medium enterprises) who will undoubtedly experience huge amounts of pressure and strain, with little help or assistance. With the added uncertainty that Brexit has brought this year and with a December General Election thrown into the mix, it will certainly Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 9th November 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: Let Us Entertain You at the PCA Awards! Meet the Judges! Huge Thanks to All of our Sponsors! Why Bother with our Conferences?!? Get YOUR Teeth into our Conference Workshops Training – Get Set for Winter! Let Us Entertain You at the PCA Read the full article…

Why bother with our Conferences? Actually, this is why!

Over the years the Association has worked with its members to prove that it is an organisation that homeowners can trust and that represents quality and reliability. Members demonstrate in their actions and commitment to the standards that they voluntarily empower their Trade Body to enforce, that they are committed Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 2nd November 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: Only 3 Weeks to go! Best Practice Awards – Have you Booked? James’ Views on Ventilation & Dampness Amenity Forum Discusses New Standard Man Fined Thousands for Destroying Bat Roost PCA Board Meeting Training – Get Set for Winter Only 3 Weeks to Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 26th October 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: Just 4 Weeks to go! Deadline for Award Entries Paula’s Paper is Published! Healthy Homes & the Role of Refurbishment Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail! CITB Apprentice of the Year Turnover Declaration Forms Now Due Last Regional Meeting for 2019 PCA Board Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 19th October 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: Best Practice Awards Dinner – Have you booked? What our Building Preservation Conference Promises! 2019 Conferences – Meet our Speakers! RICS Working Group for knotweed risk categories First Structural Waterproofing Apprenticeship! The KTP Project Update & Conference Workshop Amenity Forum Conference 2019 Training Read the full article…

KTP Project & Conference Workshop

The Knowledge Transfer Project (KTP Project) set out to see if it was possible to develop a tool that would accurately give surveyors information on the causes of mould. After two and a half years of work, we were pleased to announce we have been successful! So what happens now? Read the full article…

What our 2019 Building Preservation Conference Promises

The PCA’s International Building Preservation conference has always been about best practice and shaping the future of the industry. This year our theme is ‘Respecting the Past – Embracing the Future’ with a big emphasis on the future direction of the industry and we have a cracking line-up of industry-leading Read the full article…