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19 November 2020

BPCA launch new online accreditation: Certificated Advanced Technician (CAT) in Pest Management

BPCA is proud to launch a new accreditation for pest professionals who have passed their Level 2 Award and want to demonstrate their advanced industry experience.

18 November 2020

Killgerm sponsored PhD research looking for applicants

A fantastic opportunity to apply for a fully funded University of Reading PhD research project on rodents, pathogens and antimicrobial resistance.

17 November 2020

Guest blog: Contego mental health champion appointed

In this guest blog, Laura Galloway, from BPCA member company Contego, talks about how the negative impacts of Covid-19 restrictions inspired the business to appoint a mental health champion for employees.

16 November 2020

VIDEO: Google's game-changing ad platform for Pest Control

In this video, guest webinar speakers Cathal O'Sullivan and Dave Gibson discuss how Google is reshaping the way customers search for pest control services.

16 November 2020

Pelsis announces launch of Envirostop non-target species barrier

BPCA member Pelsis announces launch of the Envirostop non-target species barrier for Neo rodent station.

10 November 2020

Cholecalciferol rodenticides covered by stewardship regime

Rodenticides based on cholecalciferol are subject to conditions of the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime, operated by the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use UK.

09 November 2020

Defra publishes 2021 general licences for wild bird control

Today (9 November 2020), Defra has published three new general licences for wild bird control which will come into effect in England on 1 January 2021.

05 November 2020

Kevin Higgins leaves BPCA as Membership Manager

We’re sad to report Kevin has said his farewells to the Association, after 12 years on the BPCA Staff team.

04 November 2020

BASF introduces new Cholecalciferol-based rodenticide bait in Europe

BPCA member BASF has officially launched Selontra, a rodenticide bait containing new active Cholecalciferol for use by pest professionals.

04 November 2020

Rentokil launches Flexi Armour Dock pest proofing product

BPCA member Rentokil releases new pest management product to help prevent pest infestations in warehouses and supermarkets.

03 November 2020

Opportunity to support Church Farm pest control training centre

Steve Havers, Church Farm's owner, is looking for a new tenant at the famous pest management training and product testing facility.

03 November 2020

Scoring a century - BPCA Registered technician aims for 100 CPD points

Not content with a mere 20 points, Kevin Pugh from Pest Solutions set himself an ambitious goal of getting to 100 BPCA Registered CPD points this year.

03 November 2020

BPCA member Spotta puts bed bugs to the test with smart pest monitoring

Huge reduction in hotel guests finding bed bugs during the first full year of Spotta's smart pest system real-world operations.

02 November 2020

Covid-19 second wave and what pest companies need to know

As a spike in Covid-19 cases sweeps the UK, we take a look at the restrictions in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and what pest management companies need to know.

02 November 2020

England to enter second lockdown - what does that mean for pest professionals?

England is set to go into a second "circuit breaker" style lockdown this week, following a rise in Covid-19 cases.

02 November 2020

UPDATED: Advice for pest professionals operating during Covid-19 pandemic

Advice for pest management professionals based on current government guidance, as well as our position statement on the Covid-19 pandemic.

22 October 2020

Know your zoonosis – CRRU on rodent to human disease transfer

Phil Christopher, CRRU, reminds pest management professionals to take the opportunity to explain why we control rats, by looking at the zoonotic diseases rodents carry.

22 October 2020

VIDEO: Squirrel control for pest professionals

In this video Natalie discusses the key points to consider when controlling squirrels.

22 October 2020

OPINION: When will professional users of rodenticides wake up to the potential consequences of their actions?

Dr John Simmons, Acheta Consulting, writes about the consequences of not taking rodenticide resistance seriously following a CRRU statement about new survey results.

21 October 2020

Scottish petition to ban glue boards closed 

A Scottish Parliament petitions committee meeting last month agreed that the petition to ban glue boards in Scotland is to be closed.

20 October 2020

Going, Glowing, Gone – Syngenta release new Talon Glow

BPCA Manufacturing and Distributor member Syngenta has released new addition to the Talon rodenticide range.

20 October 2020

Surprise resistance surveillance results prompt wake-up call

The spread of rats against which some rodenticides don't work has taken a "surprising and troubling" turn, according to Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use.

19 October 2020

Wales goes into lockdown - what does that mean for pest professionals?

Wales will go into a "short, sharp" national lockdown from Friday 23 October, with people told to stay home once more.

16 October 2020

Pelsis announce launch of new electrostatic ULV fogger in fight against Covid-19 

BPCA member and global manufacturer of hygiene and pest control products Pelsis Group have launched a new product to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

14 October 2020

New aluminium phosphide toolbox talk released for BPCA members

BPCA's technical team has created an aluminium phosphide for vertebrate control toolbox talk template for members to download.

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09 November 2020

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Defra publishes 2021 general licences for wild bird control

Today (9 November 2020), Defra has published three new general licences for wild bird control which will come into effect in England on 1 January 2021. The licences published are: Co

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22 September 2020

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Are you ready for a Covid-19 Secure HSE inspection?

With HSE and Local Authorities ramping up their inspection activity, it’s more important than ever that your pest management company is Covid-secure. Nothing about the pandemic has

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18 September 2020

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BPCA highly commended in awards for ‘membership organisation of the year’

BPCA has won a highly commended award for ‘membership organisation of the year’ at the 2020 Memcom excellence awards.  BPCA picked up the accolade in the most prestigious

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19 November 2020

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BPCA launch new online accreditation: Certificated Advanced Technician (CAT) in Pest Management

BPCA is proud to launch a new accreditation for pest professionals who have passed their Level 2 Award and want to demonstrate their advanced industry experience.  The Certificated Advance

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18 November 2020

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Killgerm sponsored PhD research looking for applicants

A fantastic opportunity to apply for a fully funded University of Reading PhD research project on rodents, pathogens and antimicrobial resistance is now available. The research, sponsored

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17 November 2020

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Guest blog: Contego mental health champion appointed

In this guest blog, Laura Galloway, from BPCA member company Contego, talks about how the negative impacts of Covid-19 restrictions inspired the business to appoint a mental health champion for empl

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