Welcome to the July issue of Pro Arb.
■Newsbeat: A round-up of news from the industry
■Business Tips: Jonathan Hazell discusses the differences in contracting and consulting, Steve Clarke explains how to differentiate your business without driving down profits, and Martin Gammie takes a fresh look at client engagement
■Opinion: Rick Milsom wants to know how informed you are when it comes to pests and diseases.
■ Technical: Dr Glynn Percival and Emma Schaffert discuss honey fungus, David Vickers continues his series on using rope and pulley systems to create mechanical advantage and Jon Ives offers tips on coping with chalara
■An Interview With: Paul Frainer, senior arboricultural consultant is the focus of this month’s interview
■ 2015 An Arb Odyssey: Rob Mcbride shares his diary of his trip to visit the entrants for the European Tree of the Year 2015 competition
■Apprenticeships: Introducing Jay Gibbins of Totally Trees
■ Survey Results: Pro Arb’s survey results on training within the industry
■Top Ten Tips: Marc Greenaway of Glendale Civic Trees shares his tips on urban planting
■Latest Kit: Our pick of the best personal protective equipment available
■ Ancient Tree Column
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