PCA Weekly News – 30th May 2020

In your weekly PCA update this week: Back to the ‘New Normal’ from 1st June Can Air Quality Control COVID-19? Updated Ventilation Guidance Documents Helping you Work Safely During COVID-19 Members’ Success with CITB’s Skills & Training Fund Up Next: Building a Mentally Resilient Workforce Japanese knotweed Research Missed the Read the full article…

Can Air Quality Control COVID-19?

The importance of good indoor air quality has never been more significant than right now and it follows that the subject has never been discussed quite so regularly, and by mainstream media. The scientific evidence is becoming clear There is a growing weight of international scientific evidence that promotes effective Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 23rd May 2020

In your weekly PCA update this week: Ground Gas Sector Launched CLC Releases Site Operating Procedures – Version 4 CITB’s COVID-19 Site Safety Checklists and Forms New Re-vegetation Guidance Note Up Next: The Insect Factor in Wood Decay Closed Offices and Legionnaires’ Disease Missed the Webinar? View the Recording Your Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 16th May 2020

In your weekly PCA update this week: Are we seeing, ‘perhaps the end of the beginning?’ Under the Radar: Buddleia & Bamboo Webinar Govt Publishes Environmental Audit Committee Response Missed the Webinar? View the Recording Can You Help – Old Time-Lapse Film Your weekly ‘Tune-In Tuesday’ Are we seeing, ‘perhaps Read the full article…

Government outlines Plans to Restart Housing Market

With the government announcing measures aimed at restarting the housing market PCA members, through the embracement of new guidelines and PCA guidance, can demonstrate that you are able to carry out surveys and perform repairs safely and in full accordance with the new social distancing rules. PCA members demonstrate they Read the full article…

5 Local-Based Marketing Tips that cost Nothing!

For those of you that have been tuning into our weekly ‘Tune in Tuesday’ live broadcasts recently, you may have remembered my recent ‘stint’ where I pulled together some local-based marketing tips specifically for our smaller PCA members and SME’s to help stimulate enquiries post COVID-19, while we all have Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 9th May 2020

In your weekly PCA update this week: PCA Today Publishes Important Articles Biggest Audience Yet – View the Recording! BASiS Point for PCA Invasive Weed Webinars Invasive Species List Updated Learning the Traditional Way Waterproofing & Insurance Webinar Your Weekly ‘Tune in Tuesday’ Welcome to our New Members PCA Today Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 2nd May 2020

In your weekly PCA update this week: Tips for Surveying Cavity Walls What can we learn from JKW Research & Development? Knowledge Exchange Project with UCL PCA Webinars in Demand! A Thriving PCA Greenhouse Dampness within Buildings Webinar Guidance on the Delivery of Blue Roofs Your Weekly ‘Tune in Tuesday’ Read the full article…

Tips for Cavity Wall Surveying

It is estimated that there are over 27 million homes in the UK, of which nearly 20 million are of cavity wall construction. As an industry of property professionals we will be looking at properties with cavity wall construction on a daily basis. Following the recent webinar on Defects in Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 25th April 2020

In your weekly PCA update this week: Using Video Diagnostics during ‘Lockdown’ Risk Assessments in a Global Pandemic – A biologist’s perspective Reference Material to Support ‘Paula’s Salts Papers’ Update on BS 8102 Ground Gas Protection Webinar Highways England Safety Alert 8 ‘Top Tips’ for Getting Paid Your Weekly ‘Tune Read the full article…

Top Tips to Getting Paid

These are extraordinary circumstances and for many of our PCA Members and many other businesses, the worry of cashflow and getting paid is increasing day by day. Off the back of a recent ‘Tune In Tuesday‘ our special guest, Tracey Westell of Cash flow and Credit Agency ‘Pecunia’, shared with Read the full article…

Using Video Diagnostics during ‘lockdown’

One interesting service that is being offered by a number of members during the “lockdown” is video diagnostics. This simply involves a homeowner sending a photograph, or even live-streaming a video, of a potential problem to a surveyor who then provides diagnostic advice by email. This can be relevant to Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 18th April 2020

In your weekly PCA update this week: HMRC: Job Retention Scheme Response from Lord Gardiner Updating our Technical Documents Defects in Cavity Construction Webinar – Register Now! Your Weekly ‘Tune-in Tuesday’ Ventilation and a Healthy Indoor Environment Missed the Webinar – View the Recording Consultation Deadline Extended HMRC: Job Retention Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 11th April 2020

In your weekly PCA update this week: Paula’s Paper 3: Salts Analysis Wood Decay in Buildings Webinar There’s still time to join the PCA Pub Quiz Helping members prepare for IR35 changes Have your say & submit your views Occupational Respiratory Health Working from home? Claim back tax Join us Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 4th April 2020

In your weekly PCA update this week: Your help is needed! KTP Update An Insight into the Origins of the Preservation Industry Opportunity for e-Learning Help for Working Parents: The Great Indoors PCA Webinars – What’s on the Schedule? PCA Lighthearted Pub Quiz Property Flood Round Table Meeting The Effects Read the full article…