PCA Weekly News Round Up – 22nd March 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: Hodgson View: Social Media Cacophony Calling All Surveyors! NEW COURSE for 2019 – Invasive Plant ID Midlands Regional Meeting **Members Only** Warm Welcome to our Cohort 7 Apprentices PCA presenting at UCL Event Training & Development Hodgson View: Social Media cacophony Like it Read the full article…

Should we fight to be heard in social media?

Love it or hate it, social media has become a pervasive fact of life for many companies and professional people, delivering instant gratification as we see the number of views and ‘likes’ grow from the bitesize morsels of information we post. These snippets of life feed our insatiable curiosity for Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News Round Up – 15th March 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: PCA Conference 2019 – Save the Dates! PCA Hosts CABE Webinar Structural Waterproofing Apprenticeships Dates PCA presenting at UCL Event BS 8102 – Will we see an Update Soon? South West Regional Meeting 2019 Regional Meetings are Underway **Members Only** IWCG Open Meeting Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News Round Up – 8th March 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: The Hodgson View: Is CITB Delivering a Valuable Service? Compliant Ventilation in Domestic Dwellings Webinar Make Apprenticeships Work for You 2019 Regional Meetings are Underway Get Trained in the Safe Use of Biocides Better Homes for Hastings – Exhibit for Free! Get ahead Read the full article…

Stay in control of damp in the home this winter

At this time of year properties are more likely to be impacted by excess moisture. Condensation, damp and even mould can occur if buildings are not carefully managed throughout the winter season. Modern living contributing to rise in dampness National trade body the Property Care Association (PCA) says many of Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News Round Up – 1st March 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: BS 8102: Is BSi Dragging their heels? Compliant Ventilation in Domestic Dwellings Webinar Final Week for our Apprentices Regional Meetings Start Next Week! Property Resilience Round Table Update Calling all Technicians Get ahead and kickstart your training BS 8102: Is BSi Dragging their Read the full article…

Update from Property Flood Roundtable

On Friday last week, PCA attended the regular committee meeting drawn up to deliver on the 2016 Peter Bonfield report into flood resilience. Bringing ideas together for better flood defence The meeting, hosted by DEFRA and held at the offices of Historic England in London, provided the individual workgroups with Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News Round Up – 22nd February 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: IWCG Open Meeting – Still time to Join! Presenting at the IEDE Event Biocidal Products Regulation Review 2019 Regional Meeting Agendas Calling Surveyors & Property Professionals! RICS Dampness in Buildings Seminars Builder Breaches Building Regulations The BIG Biodiversity Challenge Get ahead and kickstart Read the full article…

PCA hosts Japanese Knotweed Webinar

Over 130 people logged onto the joint CABE and PCA webinar on Japanese Knotweed featuring our very own Dr Peter Fitzsimons’ earlier this week. Peter, PCA’s Technical Manager, explained the legislative framework which requires property developers and home owners (especially those undertaking development works) to carefully manage the treatment and/or removal of Read the full article…