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12 October 2018

Reprotoxicity and what it really means for pest controllers

The introduction of the phrase “may damage the unborn child” alongside an image of an exploding heart CLP symbol to rodenticides has certainly raised a few eyebrows. We asked Natalie to give us a back-to-basics reprotoxic refresher.

11 October 2018

Bayer launches app update

BPCA member company Bayer Pest Solutions is launching an improved version of their Pest Partner app. The rejuvenated tool will incorporate the features from the current app while bringing new innovations to assist pest controllers.

09 October 2018

Committees, renewals and BPCA Registered

Meet the team blog. With membership renewals and a new membership benefit just around the corner, we catch up with Membership Officer, Rachel as she prepares for her busiest time of the year.

09 October 2018

New Label Design Manager for PelGar

BPCA member PelGar International is delighted to welcome Dr David Hall to its technical team.

09 October 2018

PestEx registration opens on new website

Registration for PestEx – the pest management show, is now open and can be completed through its own brand-new website.

04 October 2018

UPDATED: Two pest controllers die in Norfolk

Following the deeply tragic incident where two pest controllers died at Banham Poultry in Norfolk, we are following developments closely.

03 October 2018

BPCA add Lantra Level 2 Award to membership criteria

The Lantra Level 2 Award in Pest Management is now an accepted qualification for membership of BPCA after the Executive Board voted in favour of incorporating it into criteria.

18 September 2018

Rokill’s Patrick wins national award after week with BPCA

Patrick Poore of BPCA Member Rokill achieved the highest marks in the RSPH Level 2 Award for Pest Management Examination across the last 12 months.

17 September 2018

Tougher rodenticide rules for farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers on permanent baiting

Tougher restrictions on permanent rodenticide baiting by farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers, with legal backing, have been introduced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the UK rodenticide regulatory body.

17 September 2018

North West Regional Forum talk: Understand our businesses better, says food industry

The food industry wants pest controllers to get to know their businesses better, according to new research, being unveiled at the next BPCA Regional Forum.

05 September 2018

Abate commences franchise expansion plan

BPCA members, Abate Pest Management has set the wheels in motion to grow a network of pest control franchises throughout the UK.

03 September 2018

PPC92 out now

Professional Pest Controller issue 92 is out now and available completely for free. The BPCA member and industry magazine is packed full of all the latest pest control news and features (Sept 2018).

30 August 2018

Defending the dynasty

We invited ourselves into the family homes of two BPCA member companies to see how they make their family business successful in the pest control sector.

30 August 2018

Bigger. Better. Giant. British Pest Management Awards 2019

Do you want to be nationally recognised for what you do? As the countdown to PestEx 2019 starts, the excitement begins to build for the second ever British Pest Management Awards.

30 August 2018

Meet your new Executive Board members

At June’s AGM, three members were elected onto the Association’s Executive Board. Keen to understand their big picture view on pest control, we asked all three ‘new recruits’ the following big question...

30 August 2018

Beyond certification with East Coast Pest Control

When Andy Hunn, Managing Director of East Coast Pest Control, started his own business 16 years ago, it’d have been hard to imagine attending a global summit for pest management.

30 August 2018

Summer Summit: Global Summit of Pest Management Services

BPCA sent our Chief Exec and Technical Manager to the Global Summit in Portugal. They both came back exhausted and tan-less. We asked them to report their findings to PPC readers.

30 August 2018

Calling all bed buggers!

BPCA is looking for people who are passionate about protecting the British public from bed bugs.

30 August 2018

BPCA Regional Forums 2019 schedule released

BPCA hosts events for everyone interested in pest management all around the UK. Our Regional Forum dates for 2019 have been announced.

30 August 2018

The importance of Continual Professional Development (CPD) in pest management

We've announced BPCA Registered, an in-house Individual Recognition and Continual Professional Development (CPD) Scheme. We take a look at the scheme and the role CPD has in the pest management industry.

28 August 2018

Pelsis and Curtis Gilmour announce joining of brand portfolios and operations

The Directors of Pelsis Holdings (UK) Ltd and Curtis Gilmour Inc. are pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached to bring together the brand portfolios and operations of the two companies with immediate effect.

08 August 2018

No deal - HSE Chemicals EU Exit workshop

BPCA Field Officer, Natalie Bungay, went along to the HSE's Chemicals EU Exit Workshop to find out how chemical regulation could be affected if we left the EU without a deal.

07 August 2018

Free information materials support CPD and best practice for rodent control

A new set of information materials supporting effective and responsible rodenticide use has been published by UK Rodenticide Stewardship and is available free of charge to all users.

07 August 2018

MEMtoring; can you help shape the future of pest control?

MEMtoring is an integral part of BPCA's forthcoming individual recognition scheme, where it places practical skills at the heart of learning and development.

26 July 2018

40% of farmers still consider permanent rodenticide baiting essential

In a recent survey conducted by CRRU UK, permanent rodenticide baiting is still considered essential by more than 1-in-3 farmer - contrary to stewardship guidelines.

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17 September 2018

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North West Regional Forum talk: Understand our businesses better, says food industry

Events | Online  The food industry wants pest controllers to get to know their businesses better, according to new research.   70% of respondents would like more time spent

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30 August 2018

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Bigger. Better. Giant. British Pest Management Awards 2019

Promotion | PPC92 September 2018 Do you want to be nationally recognised for what you do? As the countdown to PestEx 2019 starts, the excitement begins to build for the second ever British P

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30 August 2018

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The importance of Continual Professional Development (CPD) in pest management

Training and development | PPC92 September 2018 Following our AGM in June, we announced plans to launch BPCA Registered, an in-house Individual Recognition and Continual Professional Develop

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12 October 2018

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Reprotoxicity and what it really means for pest controllers

The introduction of the phrase “may damage the unborn child” alongside an image of an exploding heart CLP symbol to rodenticides has certainly raised a few eyebrows. We asked BPCA Technica

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11 October 2018

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Bayer launches app update

BPCA member company Bayer Pest Solutions is launching an improved version of their Pest Partner app. The rejuvenated tool will incorporate the features from the current app while bringing new innova

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10 October 2018

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UPDATE: Can you permanent bait with rodenticides?

There’s been a lot of talk about whether pest controllers can legally permanently bait, and in what situations. There’s a lot of confusing information about how this works in pra

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