Archive | January, 2019


Trade body route provides Japanese knotweed guidance

30/01/2019 A national trade body is signposting householders to a wealth of free advice on Japanese knotweed. The move comes after a recent Parliamentary inquiry regarding the invasive, non-native plant, was held at the House of Commons. During the course of the meeting, the Science and Technology Committee was keen to see new information provided, […]

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ANC Sound Insulation Testing – the trusted route to good acoustic design on site

30/01/2019 The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) puts the building industry in control with a trusted route to deliver compliance in this important area for the housebuilding sector. Their Approved Document E Registration Scheme was developed in 2003 to provide independent verification of pre-completion sound insulation testing. Providing pre-completion sound insulation tests in accordance with […]


Putting safety first with effective bird management

30/01/2019 Links to feral pigeons and their impact on public health have been widely reported recently. In this article, Dee Ward Thompson, Technical Manager at the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) gives a general overview of some of the health issues – and the steps organisations should consider to ensure they are protected professionally.   […]


Trade body develops new training initiative for cutting-edge construction method

15/01/2019 National trade body the Property Care Association (PCA) has launched a specialist trade apprenticeship, geared up to the unique needs of the structural waterproofing sector. The Structural Waterproofing (Below Ground) Apprenticeship Programme takes its first intake of participants in mid-February. Developed with and supported by the CITB, the training is open to both PCA […]

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Around the world for MasterMover

04/01/2019 A great project completed for our client MasterMover, with the launch of Moving Stories. Nine issues have been produced to target different countries and regions, taking the story of the Ashbourne headquartered electric tug company around the globe. Issue 2 is due out shortly – you can sign-up at