East Northamptonshire Council officer is the first inspector in England to receive leading qualification:

Congratulations to Emma Matthews at East Northamptonshire Council for being the first inspector in England to be awarded the ‘Animal Establishment Inspector Training Certificate’ by the Pet Industry Federation. The continual upskilling of council officers is essential in order to maintain the very best service and inspire confidence in local businesses and amongst residents that animal welfare is being maintained, monitored and ensured. Further details about the ‘Professional Programme in Inspecting Licensable Activities Involving Animals’ course and qualification can be found, here: www.petfederation.co.uk. Congratulations to Emma!