The key ways in which its objectives are achieved are as follows:
Preparing and promoting guidance notes and material on a range of issues to support ‘Best Practice’. These are primarily accessed through the Forum main website
Organising an annual conference and running workshops across the UK as well as attending events where it is important for the amenity sector to have a voice and to be accountable for its activities.
Producing newsletters for as well as regular updates specifically for distribution across the sector
Keeping members informed of topical matters, producing press articles and releases and responding to consultations and the like as appropriate
Communicating the importance of weed, pest and disease management to the public demonstrating its impact on every UK citizen. This involves production of written and video material as well as social media and a specific public facing website.
Briefing and meeting with UK and European politicians as well as key stakeholders about matters relating to weed and pest control in the amenity sector.
Working closely with the HSE, Chemicals Regulation Directorate and other relevant organisations on all related matters
Operating the assurance standard for the amenity sector - The Amenity Standard