PCA Weekly News – 29th January 2022

In your weekly PCA update this week: New Guidance on Japanese knotweed published! CITBS’s Funding for Travel & Accommodation Missed the latest Webinar? View the recording! New Upcoming Webinar: RICS Japanese knotweed guidance Surveyors Training in Scotland HSE’s Working Minds Campaign New Guidance on Japanese knotweed published! As reported last Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 22nd January 2022

In your weekly PCA update this week: Climate Change Risk Assessment – Does it change the way we think about Property? Apprenticeship: 10th cohort starts in March! Upcoming 2022 webinar programme January Webinar – Sprayed Foam and Roofs Initiative for Tool Theft Online Training – Structural Waterproofing Statutory Sick Pay Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 15th January 2022

In your weekly PCA update this week: Hodgson View: The hidden damage of rising costs on property TBIC: Key benefits of basements January Webinar – Sprayed Foam & Roofs More charging points at PCA HQ CLC’s Site Operating Procedures v9 Training – Ground Gas: Design & Detail Check your SEISS Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 8th January 2022

In your weekly PCA update this week: Welcome Back… Air quality, CO2 monitors and Covid Ombudsman: “Effective diagnosis is critical” Sprayed Foam Insulation – Joint Statement PCA invited to Legal & General’s Conference January Webinar – Sprayed Foam & Roofs Online Surveyor Training: Timber & Dampness New Microwave Moisture Meter Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 6th November 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Amazing Basements Join our December webinar PCA Awards – coverage continues PCA attends RPSA Conference next week Ground-Gas Protection: Installation & Verification HSE Spot Checks Continue Amazing Basements In the last decade almost 5,000 basements were granted planning permission and are seen as normal as a Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 30th October 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Just how will COP26 affect us all? Apprenticeship news… Missed the webinar? View the recording! Join our December webinar & The Sprayer of the Year goes to… Architect Fined Welcome to our new member Just how will COP26 affect us all? With the Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 23rd October 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Building Moisture Index (BMI) System Update PCA Board Meeting: Election of Officers Join us for our next webinar BS 8102 Consultation closes on 23rd October! Construction & Mental Health Free Training for Manchester-based members Surveyor Training in Scotland COP26: Disruption in and around Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 9th October 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: The proposed revision of BS 8102 PCA Awards 2021 Join us for our next webinar Sprayed Foam Insulation – New webpage Amenity Forum meeting Contracting & Client Relationship Training HSE’s Stress Indicator Tool The proposed revision of BS 8102 Many of you will Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 2nd October 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Give construction a break… Calling all CSJK surveyors… Join us for our next webinar Commons Select Committee – Final piece of the jigsaw Missed the webinar? View the recording… Basement Water Management Training Protect your staff from stress at work Welcome to our Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 25th September 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: The Autumn Equinox and Japanese knotweed Retrofit Internal Wall Insulation 1 week to go until our next webinar! A Plant Biosecurity Strategy for Great Britain Training Ahead of the Condensation Season Work Right Campaign The Autumn Equinox and Japanese knotweed For many of Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 18th September 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Invasive plants: The Jekyll and Hyde conundrum NHIC Annual Parliamentary Meeting 2 weeks to go until our next webinar! ITV’s report into Britain’s failing housing system… Reminder: BS8102 open for comment Online Training – Spaces in October! Ground Gas: Design & Detail HSE’s Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 11th September 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Is it time for waterproofing & flooding to work together? 3 weeks to go until our next webinar! TBIC Meeting Update Contaminated land in Oldham CITB Consensus Results Defects in Cavity Construction HSE’s New Online Tool Is it time for waterproofing & flooding Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 4th September 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Hodgson View: The new version of BS5250 2022 Training & Examination Dates are Released! Our housing stock must stand the test of time Article on PIV sent for Peer Review to International Journal Join us for our next webinar! Apprenticeship Programme secured until Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 28th August 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Post-lockdown timber shortage… Methodology given the Green Light! BS 8102 out for public consultation Missed the Webinar? View the recording! Who knew Dry Rot was ‘art’! Ransomware attacks in the construction sector UKCMB Online Training New Member to the Association Is Recycled Timber Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 21st August 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: The challenges and risks with Japanese knotweed disputes Recruitment, staff retention and “poaching”!/li> Webinar: Improving Air Quality in Existing Dwellings New Japanese Knotweed research published The first of our BMI Diagnostic Packages have left the building! Covid, Fire Doors and Ventilation Customer Service Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 14th August 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Flooding: Realistic Approaches to Basement Design Work Commences on Update of BS 85500 Webinar: Improving Air Quality in Existing Dwellings Update on RICS Guidance Note on Japanese Knotweed BS 40102: A New British Standard Changes to Personal Protective Equipment Regulations Technician Training: Structural Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 31st July 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Training Hits NEW International Borders Maple R&D Website Now Launched Giant Hogweed Hits the Headlines AGAIN! Improving Air Quality in Existing Dwellings Amenity Forum Conference New Dates Released – Timber & Dampness Training Good Ventilation to Reduce Covid Risk Last Chance to Book Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 24th July 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: PCA 2021 AGM & Board Meeting Can you Force YOUR Team to get Vaccinated? IWCG Open meeting – View on the RICS Doc NEW TBIC Waterproofing & Ground Gas Guide An Interesting Find – 1952 Woodworm Report Missed the Latest Webinar – Watch Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 17th July 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Key considerations for successful basement conversions 2021 Conferences and Awards Covid-19 Response: Summer 2021 Roadmap Waterproofing Apprenticeship: 1 space left on Cohort 4 Join us NEXT WEEK for our next Webinar Understanding Traditional Building Construction Welcome to our New Members Key considerations for Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 10th July 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Moisture in Buildings Conference Review Government Publishes the Building Safety Bill BS 85500: Flood Resistant & Resilient Construction LABC Warranty updates Technical Manual GB Non-Native Species Secretariat Review Next Webinar: Building Regs for Basement Conversions Defects in Cavity Construction HSE Update – Covid Read the full article…