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14 July 2017

PestEx 2019: 75% of stands gone already

With over 600 days left to go until PestEx 2019 – we’ve already got 75% of the available stand space booked or on hold for exhibitors, suggesting an even bigger show than this year.

29 June 2017

Global Pest Management Coalition Launched

BPCA recently joined 21 pest management associations from around the world to form the Global Pest Management Coalition.

21 June 2017

BPCA supporting members at events

This week, BPCA Events Manager, Lauren Day visited the Facilities Management show at ExCeL, London following a request from Servicing Member Beaver Pest Control to lend a helping hand on their exhibition stand.

21 June 2017

Tom Holmes elected as new BPCA President as Paul Rodman steps down

Tom Holmes, Head of Product Development at Pelsis Group was yesterday elected as the new BPCA President.

20 June 2017

Former BPCA Executive Director, Board and Servicing Committee member elected as Life Member

Richard Strand, who was Executive Director for 18 years received life membership of the Association at the 2017 AGM in Leicestershire today.

16 June 2017

Century milestone for quality benchmark

The number of UK pest control companies to achieve CEPA Certified® status has reached three figures in little more than two years.

06 June 2017

Welcome to World Pest Day

Today (6th June 2017) is the very first World Pest Day. The worldwide campaign aims to increase awareness of the important role pest management plays in protecting public health.

26 May 2017

Insect Monitoring Traps live to fight another day

The hard work of BPCA, its Members and their clients working together have resulted in a victory against a proposal to class insect monitoring trap pheromones as biocides. Through a two-pronged attack at the European Commission and lobbying of the UK

26 May 2017

PPC87: Out Now

PPC87 is packed with articles and news all about BPCA and the pest control sector. Whether you want to top up your CPD points, improve your business or look back at the best bits from PestEx 2017 - this issue is for you.

26 May 2017

Ben’s award completes hat-trick for BPCA

Marketing and Communications Manager Ben Massey has scooped a national award to complete a remarkable hat-trick for the British Pest Control Association.

26 May 2017

CRRU approve guidance document for Internet sales of rodenticides in the UK

The CRRU board has approved a new document meaning that this guidance has now become part of BPCA Membership Criteria.

16 May 2017

Referrals on track. Again

Our popular ‘find a pest controller tool’ continues to churn out more referrals for servicing members that ever before, with an increase of 13% this year so far.

16 May 2017

Prince Charles to control grey squirrels with Nutella and contraception

It is understood that Prince Charles has backed a government plan to sterilise grey squirrels using traps filled with Nutella and oral contraceptive, with the aim of protecting their red cousins.

16 May 2017

The Death of Diesel?

It’s alleged that some of our cities have such poor air quality that it contributes to the early deaths of some 40,000 UK citizens.

16 May 2017

Members embrace CRRU Code of Best Practice and get amazing results

Back in 2016, Matt Garwood and his team at MG Pest Control switched over their sites to be fully compliant with the CRRU Code of Best Practice and started to monitor pest activity.

16 May 2017

BPCA Defends Insect Monitoring

Working alongside manufacturing and distributor members, BPCA has written to the European Commission to protest at a proposal to class attractants used in insect monitoring traps as biocides.

16 May 2017

May Apprenticeships Update

BPCA’s drive to create the first apprenticeships in pest control has achieved another key milestone.

16 May 2017

CEPA hits 300!

Mid-April saw the three hundredth pest control company in Europe awarded CEPA Certified(R). This milestone was reached by Integrated Pest Management Ltd of Enfield Lock in Middlesex.

16 May 2017

BPCA Sweeps Up at Cleaning Show

In March BPCA exhibited at the Cleaning Show, the trade exhibition for the UK cleaning sector.

16 May 2017

Innovate in Barcelona

On 29 and 30 May, the Association of Pest Control Companies of Catalonia (ADEPAP) organises the third edition of the Barcelona Pest Control Innovation Forum (BPCIF).

28 April 2017

Industry statement: attractants as biocides

BPCA has published an industry statement regarding European Commission Proposal on behalf of it's membership community.

27 April 2017

Obituary: Harry E Wainman

We are sad to report the passing of Harry Wainman, who for many years headed the storage pest fumigation research team at the Government’s Central Science Laboratory in Slough.

27 April 2017

PestEx Video released: Did you make the final cut?

The short PestEx 2017 video review presents comments and footage from the largest ever pest control exhibition in the UK.

24 April 2017

Photography wanted - pest management in action!

In our search for new stock photography, we are looking for a handful of membership companies who will allow our photography team to join their technicians.

24 April 2017

British Pest Management Awards video out now

BPCA's 75th Anniversary Dinner that also incorporated the inaugural British Pest Management Awards (BPMAs) ceremony has also been captured on video.

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28 March 2017

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PestEx 2017: The biggest gathering of pest management professionals in the UK – ever

PestEx 2017 was such a well-attended gathering of the sector that we can say with confidence - there have never been so many people committed to public health pest control under one roof in the UK.

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14 July 2017

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PestEx 2019: 75% of stands gone already

With over 600 days left to go until PestEx 2019 – we’ve already got 75% of the available stand space booked or on hold for exhibitors, suggesting an even bigger show than this year.

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14 July 2017

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PPC Magazine picks up Best Practice Award adding to BPCA’s list of accolades

Professional Pest Controller (PPC) Magazine, BPCA’s trade magazine, has been crowned magazine of the year by the Trade Association Forum at Wednesday night’s Best Practice Awards at the hi

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29 June 2017

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Global Pest Management Coalition Launched

BPCA recently joined 21 pest management associations from around the world to form the Global Pest Management Coalition. The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) recently met with pest man

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