30 April 2020

Ask the technical team May 2020

In this Covid-19 special, our technical team answer questions about postponed events, essential work, can pests be Covid-19 carriers and PPE in this issue.

30 April 2020

Meet the members: Rising to the challenge

For PPC99 we talked to the membership at large, about the proactive steps taken to meet the Covid-19 crisis head-on.

30 April 2020

Member benefit in focus: Find a pest controller

Find out more about the Find a pest controller tool and how it works for your BPCA member company.

24 April 2020

New health and safety review toolbox talk

A new health and safety talk template, for BPCA members and their employees to use, has been uploaded to the Member Documents Area (login required).

23 April 2020

BPCA releases CPD assignments for pest professionals

BPCA is now issuing downloadable assignments for pest management professionals to complete valuable CPD.

15 April 2020

New cost-benefit analysis of postponing pest control services template available for BPCA members

BPCA has released a letter template for pest management companies to help explain the importance of continuing ongoing site protection during the Covid-19 pandemic.

08 April 2020

New bird licences toolbox talk released for BPCA members

BPCA's technical team has created a bird licensing toolbox talk template for members to download.

08 April 2020

BPCA gives Gove 141 reasons pest management needs to be considered essential during Covid-19

BPCA has replied to Michael Gove's letter on pest management professionals being key workers. While the Chancellor states pest management employees can continue to go to work, he did not agree to add pest management to the key worker list.

03 April 2020

Make Covid-19 Small Business Grant Fund work for pest companies, says BPCA to Chancellor

Today (3 April 2020), BPCA has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak MP, asking him to make the Small Business Grant Fund work for our sector.

01 April 2020

13 resources for pest professionals during Covid-19 pandemic

BPCA has released 13 resources for operating essential services during the Covid-19 pandemic. Some of these resources are free for everyone, while others are for BPCA members only.

01 April 2020

BPCA hit the airwaves on LBC radio show

Yesterday (31 March) our campaign to make councils reconsider reducing bin collections featured on LBC radio.

31 March 2020

BPCA adds toolbox talk resources for members

BPCA has added new CPD resources for member companies who want to deliver high-quality, in-house CPD for their employees.

30 March 2020

BPCA releases letter of endorsement templates to help essential workers get on site

BPCA has created two templates to help our members keep their employees working on critical sites during the Covid-19 pandemic.

30 March 2020

VIDEO: PPC Live 2020 – Technical excellence in action

Can you spot yourself in our PPC Live 2020 video? With record attendance figures, PPC Live was completely unique with loads of exhibitors, technical talks and demonstrations.

27 March 2020

Coronavirus (Covid-19) risk assessment template released for BPCA members

BPCA members can now access a Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk assessment template provided by Stallard Kane.

26 March 2020

BPCA release free microlearning courses for members

Our online microlearning CPD courses are now available for FREE for all BPCA members and employees

26 March 2020

BPCA position statement of Covid-19 disinfection

BPCA is aware that many members have begun to offer disinfection services for Covid-19.

20 March 2020

BPCA writes letter to schools to allow pest management to continue during Covid-19 pandemic

BPCA writes to schools and continues to urge the Government to designate pest professionals as key workers during Covid-19 pandemic.

19 March 2020

BPCA writes to Prime Minister to ask to be designated as key workers amid Covid-19 pandemic

Today, BPCA has written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson asking that pest management professionals be designated key workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.

13 March 2020

BPCA shortlisted for memcom award

BPCA has been shortlisted for Membership Organisation of the Year in the memcom Membership Excellence Awards.

12 March 2020

Record visitor numbers at PPC Live 2020

BPCA’s travelling tradeshow, PPC Live, saw record numbers of visitors when it took a trip to Harrogate, Yorkshire this week.

12 March 2020

Pest photograph competition winner announced

BPCA announced the winner of the #BestPestPic2020 competition at PPC Live.

05 March 2020

VIDEO: What is the CEPA memorandum of understanding and should I sign it

CEPA is urging pest management companies to sign their Memorandum of Understanding. We’ve set up this video to explain what the MoU is all about and answer any questions you might have.

05 March 2020

MIDS to host pest control event

BPCA member MIDS Pest Control are hosting a free event for pest management professionals in Letchworth at the end of March.

04 March 2020

Membership criteria change for Consultant and M&D membership

BPCA is removing the requirement for Consultant and Manufacturing & Distribution members to have been trading for 12 months before they can apply for membership.

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12 January 2021

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BPCA asks health secretary for pest professionals to get Covid-19 vaccine

BPCA has written to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to ask that pest professionals and other key workers are prioritised appropriately for the Covid-19 vaccine. Ian Andr

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12 January 2021

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When will pest professionals get vaccinated against Covid-19?

With phase one of the UK's largest inoculation programme in progress, we've been asked by many people when key workers, like pest controllers, will get access to the Covid-19 vaccines. It

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30 November 2020

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Professional Pest Controller issue 101 (PPC101) out now

CONTENTS | PPC101 DECEMBER 2020 Professional pest controller magazine issue 101 is out now and available to read online for free. The magazine can be read online or dow

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13 January 2021

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Brexit: Post-transition readiness for businesses

Following the end of the Brexit transition period, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has released advice for businesses on the new rules.  BPCA recommends ev

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13 January 2021

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Free Covid-19 lateral flow tests for asymptomatic key workers

In an effort to overcome the pandemic, the UK government has announced free Covid-19 lateral flow tests (LFT) for people without coronavirus symptoms.  The tests can return results in 30 m

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12 January 2021

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Fly control essential for food businesses, says Rentokil

BPCA member company Rentokil has highlighted the dangers of fly infestations in food environments, and the harm this can cause to businesses. The company said that flies are one of the mo

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