PCA Weekly News - 20th March 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week:

  • The Reality of a Post Covid World
  • Protecting your Team as they return to Work
  • Hodgson View: Lots of splashing about when it comes to flooding
  • Welcoming apprenticeship Cohort 8
  • 1 week to go until our next Webinar!
  • Property Flood Resilience Consultation
  • HSE Latest Guidance

The Reality of a Post Covid World

What will our post covid working world look like? As we begin to slowly emerge from the latest round of restrictions imposed on us all, PCA retains its focus, working to keep members at the head of pack.

PCA CEO Steve Hodgson shares a few thoughts about how we are trying to anticipate some of the opportunities and challenges that lay ahead for all of us…

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Protecting your Team at Work

As more of us return to the office, we need to remaining vigilant and do all we can to prevent enforced shut downs and staff absences caused by illness or the need to “self isolate” .Creating and maintaining a Covid-safe environment has never been more important.

As Lateral Flow Testing is rolled out we understand it can feel daunting, but it is a process we should all consider to help protect and keep staff safe and, help to reduce the spread of Coronavirus.

Members can find out more information and access the links to where you can get these tests, by clicking on the button below….

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Hodgson View: Lots of splashing about when it comes to flooding

Your Association remains committed to representing the collective interests of professional companies who deliver Property Flood Resilience. As Steve points out in his latest ‘Hodgson View’, the PCA are pleased to be a contributor to the Government backed Property Flood Resilience Round Table and to be in a position to pass forward some thoughts about how things are going. However, as Steve reflects within his blog, is there not a little more room to go a little more “route 1”?!?

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Welcoming Apprenticeship Cohort 8

This week saw our 8th cohort of Apprentices begin their journey on their Damp & Timber Apprenticeship and we look forward to welcoming them back in June.

If you’re feeling inspired and want to know more about how to make apprenticeships work for your technicians – get in touch with Jade in readiness for the Autumn dates on jade@property-care.org. Members can find out more by clicking on the button below….

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1 week until our next Webinar!

**1 WEEK TO GO!** until our next webinar on ‘How to Assess if an Existing Home has “Adequate Ventilation’.

Join us and John Bradley, Homevent on Thursday 25th March 2021 from 9-10am as we discuss the legal obligations towards ventilation, fulfilling the needs of the ‘Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act’ & how we can ACTUALLY measure ‘adequate ventilation’. Members can simply click on the button below to find out more and register.

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Property Flood Resilience Consultation

The government has recently released an ambitious plan to create a nation more resilient to future flood and coastal erosion risk and is now seeking comments. At the PCA, we are urging members to be part of the conversation and have your say in the towards the policy development consultation and the drive the uptake of Property Flood Resilience. This Call for Evidence is specifically seeking information about:

  • Part 1: Strengthening the assessment of local circumstances in the government’s flood and coastal defence programme
  • Part 2: Property Flood Resilience policy

The deadline for responses closes on 29th March. Members can take part by clicking on the button below.

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HSE Latest Guidance

HSE has produced a signposting page that provides the latest information on any changes related to workplace safety following the easing of coronavirus restrictions. This covers the government’s roadmap out of lockdown and advice on returning to work safely.
Members can access more information via the button below.

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