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 loft conversion. Your Technical Manager James Berry highlights a couple of amazing basement conversions featured in a new tv programme called ‘Extraordinary Extensions’ and how the work of our own members has enabled this all to happen…

Members can read more by clicking on the button below.

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Join our December webinar

Join us and Julie Riley from Wildscapes on Thursday 2nd December as we host our last webinar for 2021! This time around it’s something for all PCA sectors as we discuss ‘Buildings & Wildlife – What are your responsibilities?’

How do we stop ourselves getting into trouble with the law when it comes to conflicts of wildlife, buildings and areas of development? To find out the answers and to learn much more, simply click on the button below to register!

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PCA Awards – coverage continues

It’s great to see our award winners receiving further acknowledgement and accolade in the press and across the industry for winning a PCA award! Coverage can be seen in many local newspapers, across social media and in trade publications. ABC+D magazine for example will be featuring the awards in their November issue, which we will share with members in due course.

We are proud to recognise & celebrate members who have achieved great things and again, huge congratulations to you all. Meet our 2021 winners via the button below and we very much look forward to hosting our Best Practice Awards face-to-face next year!

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PCA attends RPSA Conference next week

Your CEO Steve Hodgson will be attending the RPSA conference next Wednesday in Leicester. Whilst Steve isn’t presenting as such, he will be introducing and promoting the work of PCA members to attendees of this event. We will update members on the event in the next week or so.

To read more about the conference, members can click on the button below.

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Ground-Gas Protection: Installation & Verification

Ground-Gas Protection: Installation & Verification
Date: 9th December 2021
Location: PCA Practical Training Centre, Huntingdon
Cost: Members £305 +VAT / Non-members £355 +VAT
>> Need more information on the course – click here

This is a highly practical one day workshop which takes a look at best practice and the latest CIRIA C735 guidance on the verification of gas protection. It is designed for on-site technicians who wish to keep up to speed with the requirements of good membrane installation practice and gain an understanding of the verification process to achieve a fit for purpose end product, and a safe property.

Contact the training team today on 01480 400000, or email amber@property-care.org.

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HSE Spot Checks Continue

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) is continuing to support businesses by carrying out spot checks and inspections. They will provide advice and guidance to manage risk and protect workers, customers and visitors which members can access via the button below.

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