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01 July 2021

Legal teeth and rodent control update in 2021 Code of Best Practice

Changes to the way rodenticide is used for permanent, pulsed or burrow baiting, or in covered and protected bait stations, are coming into force to tackle “stubbornly static” rodenticide residues in barn owls.

29 June 2021

BPCA secures funding for 3D interactive simulator

BPCA applied for funding from the Ufi VocTech Trust to support the development of an interactive 3D competency simulator for pest technicians.

29 June 2021

New ladder safety guidance announced

Health & Safety Executive and Ladder Association will be unveiling two new ladder safety guidance documents in one-off webinar.

29 June 2021

Trade body’s wasp advice for window cleaners

Wasps can be a common hazard for window cleaners, particularly during the late summer months when a wasp colony is at its peak.

28 June 2021

VIDEO: Essential customer service skills for pest professionals

In this video, Natalie Bungay explores how you can deliver excellent service to your pest control customers.

24 June 2021

Changes to right to work checks in UK

Changes coming into force on 1 July 2021 will affect how a UK employer should conduct 'right to work' checks for EEA citizens.

21 June 2021

LNPS continues vital mosquito monitoring

BPCA member London Network for Pest Solutions is playing an important role in monitoring one of the planet’s deadliest insects.

18 June 2021

Manage mental health at work with FREE ISO for small businesses

For a limited time, BSI are offering the ISO 45003 Standard free of charge to any small business with under 100 employees and a turnover less than £25 million.

17 June 2021

Beaver announce new Head of Compliance and Client Retention

BPCA member Beaver Pest Control have recruited former Training Manager James Wood into the role.

17 June 2021

UK government confirms plans to ban rodent glue boards completely

The government has issued details on the Glue Traps (Offences) Bill to crack down on “inhumane rodent traps”.

15 June 2021

CEPA President steps down

After three years, Henry Mott has resigned as President of CEPA, the European Pest Management Solutions Professional Association.

14 June 2021

Cleankill thrives despite initial Covid-19 concerns

BPCA member Cleankill Pest Control sees contract portfolio hit £2 million mark, despite pandemic challenges.

09 June 2021

National Pest Awards 2021 finalists announced

Find out who made the shortlist for Pest magazine's National Pest Awards 2021.

08 June 2021

Spotta strengthens global reach with new resellers

BPCA member Spotta Smart Pest System signs three new distributor agreements in North America and UK.

06 June 2021

VIDEO: Happy World Pest Day 2021 #TechnicianTakeover

Our #TechnicianTakeover project celebrates the lifeblood of the pest management sector - technicians. Watch the video now.

01 June 2021

Case study: Technology at heart of pest control company

A Bayer case study showing Amicus embracing technology as part of an integrated pest control approach.

31 May 2021

Technicians takeover BPCA in lead up to World Pest Day

Five technicians are taking over BPCA’s social media channels to show the world the essential role they play in protecting public health.

27 May 2021

VIDEO: Wales Digital Forum - Upselling and Aftercare

In this video, Kevin Higgins from Aries Training gives a talk on selling additional pest control services and building good customer relations.

27 May 2021

VIDEO: Wales Digital Forum - Innovation in Products with Lodi UK

In this video, Matt Towler from Lodi UK gives a talk on pest control products.

27 May 2021

VIDEO: Wales Digital Forum - Leading a movement against suicide

In this video, Rosy Candlin from CALM gives a presentation on mental health awareness.

27 May 2021

VIDEO: Wales Digital Forum - Bird Licensing Update

In this video, Natural Resources Wales give a talk about bird licensing changes in the country.

20 May 2021

Penalties for not telling HMRC about Covid-19 overpayments

Failure to notify them of an overpayment of Coronavirus financial support could lead to fines, says HMRC.

19 May 2021

Pelsis Group expands Edialux Professional team

Following news of the recent acquisitions of Edialux France and US based Bird-B-Gone, Pelsis Group has made four new staff appointments.

19 May 2021

Talking Pest Management chat with CEPA President

A Q&A session about the role and objectives of CEPA was recently held with President Henry Mott, as part of the Talking Pest Management series.

17 May 2021

What is BPCA Registered ‘Check a Technician’?

BPCA has launched a new tool so clients can check if a technician is on BPCA Registered, our individual recognition and CPD scheme.

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18 October 2021

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SURVEY: Medical signposting for pest professionals

BPCA is working with UCLH to potentially create a service for pest professionals to signpost clients that need medical support.

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14 September 2021

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2021 National Pest Awards winners announced

BPCA members take home almost every prize at the National Pest Awards on 9 September 2021.

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03 August 2021

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Let’s keep glue boards for professionals, says BPCA

BPCA has begun its lobbying effort to keep rodent glue boards in the toolkits of pest professionals.

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18 October 2021

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SURVEY: Medical signposting for pest professionals

BPCA is working with UCLH to potentially create a service for pest professionals to signpost clients that need medical support.

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18 October 2021

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Survey and quotation template now available for members

BPCA has created an example template for a survey and quote. It's now available in the BPCA member area.

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14 October 2021

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VIDEO: Safe and legal use of air rifles in pest control

In this video, Natalie Bungay looks at the legislation and processes that you need to consider when using firearms in a pest control environment.

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