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12 November 2019

Trading up! Pest management: trade or profession?

This year BPCA’s Executive Board set up a series of three working groups, to find out what championing professionalism in pest management looks like.

12 November 2019

Where there’s wax, there’s... moths?

Ian Furlong from BPCA member company Independent Pest Control & Hygiene Services details his first encounter with wax moths.

12 November 2019

A game of cat and mouse...and rat and cockroach and pigeon

Nigel White, from BPCA member company Tactical Environmental Services, talks through one of their more challenging sites.

12 November 2019

Strategic storytime: Why don't they pay the piper?

In this article we demonstrate the value of pest management and its people, by telling the story of one of BPCA's strategic goals.

12 November 2019

A to Z of pests goes PestAware

Learn about our PestAware campaign and how we harness the power of press to promote BPCA members.

11 November 2019

Where we've been: Planet Holyrood

In September we held an event at the Scottish Parliament about the critical role played by pest management professionals in protecting public health and safety.

11 November 2019

Meet the member: Fowl play on the pitch

Kat Shaw spoke to Phillippa Hawkins from Falconry Services Bird and Pest Control about carrying out pest control in stadiums with her feathered colleagues.

11 November 2019

Training programme in focus: Level 2 Award in Pest Management

We sent PPC reporter and BPCA’s newest recruit, Kat Shaw, into GPC to meet some candidates and find out what makes the course internationally-renowned.

05 November 2019

And I would walk 9,000 miles…

Read about Ascension Island resident Chrissy Anthony's trip to the UK, her time on the General Pest Control course and Ascension Island wildlife.

05 November 2019

Bespoke training: It's not 'one size fits all'

In this article Training Development Manager, Karen Dawes, explains how bespoke training might be a better fit for your business.

05 November 2019

What Rwandafull training

Martin Cobbald, from BPCA member Dealey, writes a travel diary about his trip to deliver fumigation training in Rwanda.

05 November 2019

Free CPD webinars

This year BPCA trialled running free CPD webinars for all members and affiliates.

04 November 2019

New electronic annual returns out now

The way we send out annual returns for BPCA membership renewal has changed.

17 October 2019

VIDEO: Professional flea control

Watch back our webinar on professional flea control. Natalie talks all things professional flea management, including biology, client communication and lifestyle.

27 September 2019

New way to pass your Level 2 Award in Pest Management

BPCA has announced a new 7-day, modular, non-residential training course in the centre of London this November.

27 September 2019

BPCA Registered accepted route for register of pest professionals in Ireland

BPCA Registered has been approved as a recognised system for the employees of members working in Ireland to evidence their skills, qualifications and continued professional development.

13 September 2019

BPCA on food: open letter on the role of pest management in National Food Strategy

An open letter to contribute to the review on developing a national food strategy, commissioned by Defra. We set out our case for the inclusion of pest management provisions and our role in protecting citizen’s food.

29 August 2019

Pest photo of the year launched

We're on a mission to find the best pest photograph of the year and we're calling all industry professionals to join in.

23 August 2019

PPC96 out now

Professional pest controller magazine issue 96 is out now and available to read online for free or downloaded as a PDF.

23 August 2019

Flying insects in hospitals carry 'superbug' germs

A study, co-authored by Killgerm's Dr Matthew Davies, finds 90% of insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria.

23 August 2019

Best practice or Balderdash?

BPCA Board Members debunk some best practice myths that might be putting the operation of your pest management business at risk.

22 August 2019

Selling your pest management services using the law

Paul Westgate, Westgate Pest Control, examines the positives that can be drawn from the regulations pest management professionals face.

22 August 2019

Ratcatcher to riches: Championing Professionalism

In BPCA's first strategic storytime, we’re telling the tale of how we continue to increase the professionalism of the pest management sector.

22 August 2019

BPCA Professionalism Working Groups

What does championing professionalism in pest management look like today?

22 August 2019

Meet the member: “Starting Lady Bug Pest Control saved my life.”

We caught up with Vicki Sims to talk about her journey into starting her own pest management business.

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02 July 2020

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Engaging with pest control clients post-Covid-19

You would have to be living in a cave for the last four months not to know that we are living in strange times. Chris Cagienard, director and field biologist for BPCA member company Pest Solutions,

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30 June 2020

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Open letter to Natural England: Individual licences for gull control in England, this year and beyond

Today, BPCA has written to Dave Slater, the Director for wildlife licensing at Natural England regarding the future of individual licences for gull control.  The letter expresse

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06 June 2020

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VIDEO: Proud to protect - World Pest Day 2020

BPCA has released a video in celebration of World Pest Day 2020. The short video entitled “Proud to protect” features several BPCA members and people from the BPCA Staff team speaki

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02 July 2020

Latest news

Engaging with pest control clients post-Covid-19

You would have to be living in a cave for the last four months not to know that we are living in strange times. Chris Cagienard, director and field biologist for BPCA member company Pest Solutions,

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01 July 2020

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UPDATED: BPCA annual general meeting goes virtual

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, BPCA had to cancel the 2020 annual general meeting (AGM) that had been scheduled for 2 April. After seeking legal advice, we can now confirm we’ll be h

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01 July 2020

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Look forward to PestEx 2021 - registration now open

After a challenging year for pest management, BPCA is pleased to announce registration for PestEx 2021 is now open. With the London ExCeL confirming that they intend to be running fu

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