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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.

11 July 2018

BPCA scoops award for social media excellence

Last night, at the Trade Association Forum’s awards evening, BPCA won the Best Practice Award for Social Media 2018.

09 July 2018

RAMPS UK launch the updated 2018 Code of Good Practice and new label tags for Phostoxin® and Talunex®

Label changes in the conditions relating to the use of both Phostoxin® and Talunex® for the nonagricultural control of brown rats resulted in the UK marketing companies putting a temporary suspension on the use of both products for rodent control unt

06 July 2018

Your helpful-friend: who are the BPCA technical team, and what do they do?

BPCA has a full-time pest control Technical team who are there to support our members – but who’s on the team and what sort of support can they give? We thought it was worth giving you a proper introduction to our Tech team.

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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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10 September 2020

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SURVEY: Help us change licences for gull control in 2021 and beyond

After a challenging year for gull control in England, BPCA is asking the pest management community to help us make the process for getting a licence better. BPCA has the opportunity to positive

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25 September 2020

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New business support measures announced by Chancellor

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced new business support measures that pest management companies may be able to take advantage of after the furlough scheme ends this month. Chancellor Rishi Su

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24 September 2020

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Interested in taking part in the Kickstart job scheme?

BPCA is considering becoming an intermediary for the Government's Kickstart scheme and is looking for member companies to register their interest in being involved. The Kickstart Sch

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24 September 2020

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

This article is not a replacement for the guidance given by medical professionals nor official advice provided by the UK Government on Covid-19. You must always follow the latest Government adv

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