BPCA news archive

20 October 2021

BPCA commits to Planet Mark certification

BPCA is furthering our sustainability commitment by becoming Planet Mark certified through measuring and reducing our carbon footprint.

20 October 2021

Selontra wins Best Product award

Selontra, the new rodenticide bait from, BASF, has been awarded 'Best Product' by Pest magazine.

18 October 2021

SURVEY: Medical signposting for pest professionals

BPCA is working with UCLH to potentially create a service for pest professionals to signpost clients that need medical support.

18 October 2021

Survey and quotation template now available for members

BPCA has created an example template for a survey and quote. It's now available in the BPCA member area.

14 October 2021

VIDEO: Safe and legal use of air rifles in pest control

In this video, Natalie Bungay looks at the legislation and processes that you need to consider when using firearms in a pest control environment.

13 October 2021

Pest control and live bee removal franchise buzzing at ongoing success

BPCA member PGH Beegone Franchising Limited has announced the recruitment of its second franchisee.

13 October 2021

Contego acquires Pestguard Services Scotland

BPCA member Contego expands market share in Scotland with the acquisition of Pestguard Services Scotland.

07 October 2021

BPCA wins Covid-19 key worker campaign award

BPCA is delighted to announce that we’ve won the Association Excellence Award (AEA) for 'Best Lobbying Campaign or Advancement of a Cause During Covid-19'.

06 October 2021

Glue trap ban on cards in Wales

The Welsh Government has announced its intention to ban the use of glue boards in Wales.

06 October 2021

Paper submissions sought for ICUP 2022

All those keen to submit an abstract at the upcoming International Conference on Urban Pests (ICUP) are now invited to do so.

06 October 2021

Introducing BPCA Night School courses

We're launching a programme of evening courses designed for busy pest professionals.

05 October 2021

Ecolab among most engaged companies in world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative

BPCA member Ecolab has been named a Global Compact LEAD participant for its ongoing commitment to the United Nations (UN) sustainability initiative.

05 October 2021

BPCA Member Awards – help shine a light on excellence

The BPCA Member Awards 2022 will open to nominations for all BPCA member companies and their employees on 1 November.

04 October 2021

VIDEO: New and emerging UK pest species | Digital Forum 10

In this video Clive Boase discusses the new pest species we may encounter in the UK in the future.

04 October 2021

VIDEO: Sponsored: Harmonix Rodent Paste - a new era for rodent control | Digital Forum 10

In this sponsored video, Richard Moseley from Bayer discusses how to manage complex rodent infestations with Harmonix®.

04 October 2021

VIDEO: Using the TRNZ4rm approach to manage bed bugs | Digital Forum 10

In this video, Sarah Latyn gives a presentation on bed bug control and how to prep for treatment.

04 October 2021

VIDEO: Pest control drainage investigation techniques | Digital Forum 10

In this video, Davy Brown gives a presentation on detecting rodent activity in drains.

04 October 2021

X-Trap EFK excels in controlled testing

PestFix's new LED fly trap, X-Trap 50, passes independent testing with flying colours.

01 October 2021

Membership Applications (October 2021)

The following companies are applying for membership of the BPCA. In the event that you have an objection to them joining, please provide your reasons (in writing) to rachel@bpca.org.uk no later than Friday 8 October 2021 Servicing Atlas Enviro

30 September 2021

Contego supports save the bees initiative

As part of their wide-ranging pledge to give back to the local community, BPCA member Contego is running a 'Save the Bees' initiative.

27 September 2021

Hybrid training options now available for Field Biologist course

BPCA's next training session for Becoming a Field Biologist will now be available to take either in-person or remotely.

23 September 2021

VIDEO: Cluster fly pest control

In this video, Natalie Bungay looks at the biology of cluster flies and the control options open to professional pest controllers.

22 September 2021

Insect-O-Cutor launches new third generation PlusZap for flying insects

Insect-O-Cutor, a Pelsis brand, has launched a new product to control flying insects in indoor, commercial environments.

16 September 2021

HSE ventilation advice for returning office workers

Fresh air supply is key to a safe working environment, as pandemic continues, says Health and Safety Executive.

16 September 2021

New pest consultancy launched in UK

PestAcuity is a new independent pest control consultancy founded by well-known industry figure Grahame Turner.