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…

Air quality and Covid

Fairly early on in the pandemic it was established that ventilation was one of the best measures for controlling the spread of Covid-19. The simple step of ensuring windows were open to help promote higher air exchange, was encouraged. In August 2021, the Department for Education announced that Carbon Dioxide Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 18th December 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: The latest Hodgson View… Launch of 3rd Online Surveyors Training! Don’t miss the deadline date! January Webinar – Sprayed Foam Insulation Apprenticeships for 2022 Foundation Training at no extra cost! White Horse Surveyors Conference Updated CLC Face Covering Guidance HSE’s Safety Climate Tool Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 11th December 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: Making a difference New year….new venue! Update on changes to Flood Re Scheme Updated BMI (Building Moisture Index) Technology Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) Support and manage disability & health at work Making a difference Legislation may have been the focus on the ‘Buildings Read the full article…

New year… new venue!

We continue to provide training in an engaging and alternative format, one which meets the needs of all who want to learn whether this be classroom-based, practical, or online. With training facilities in Huntingdon, it is not always feasible for candidates in the north of the UK to travel to Read the full article…

Making a difference

Last week we had our final webinar of the year and the spotlight this time, was cast onto Buildings & Wildlife. Senior Ecologist Julie Riley did a great job covering what is a very important and complex topic, regarding an area where there is an awful lot of legislation. This Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 4th December 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) meeting 2022 Conferences – Tickets are out now! 2022 Best Practice Awards – Enter now! Improvements to the Practical Training Centre Webinar programme for 2022… Missed our last webinar for 2021? View the recording! First online Retrofit Insulation Read the full article…

Delivering decent homes for the future

On Monday afternoon we attended an online event chaired by Lord Best. The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) consists of MPs and members of the House of Lords, and offers an opportunity for policy makers to exchange views and thoughts with those who have their hands on the levers of Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 27th November 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: As Maintenance Week comes to a close… Conferences and Awards are back! Our last webinar for 2021! Waterproofing Awareness The importance of ventilation As Maintenance Week comes to a close… For those who may not have seen our social media posts this week, Read the full article…

Check your home for structural issues this winter

Maintenance Week is a timely reminder for householders to protect their homes and ensure that minor repairs are completed before winter sets in. In this blog, we outline common issues, techniques, and structural repair tips to help you maintain your home this winter. Read our tips below! Cavity wall tie Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 20th November 2021

In your weekly PCA update this week: The cost of poor housing… Our ‘Top Tips’ are in The Sun! Get involved this Maintenance Week! 2022 Training & Development Prospectus The value of CITB hits the headlines! Join our December webinar CABI’s latest report on biological control Wood Identification HSE Working Read the full article…