BPCA news archive

11 November 2019

Where we've been: Planet Holyrood

In September we held an event at the Scottish Parliament about the critical role played by pest management professionals in protecting public health and safety.

11 November 2019

Meet the member: Fowl play on the pitch

Kat Shaw spoke to Phillippa Hawkins from Falconry Services Bird and Pest Control about carrying out pest control in stadiums with her feathered colleagues.

11 November 2019

Training programme in focus: Level 2 Award in Pest Management

We sent PPC reporter and BPCA’s newest recruit, Kat Shaw, into GPC to meet some candidates and find out what makes the course internationally-renowned.

05 November 2019

And I would walk 9,000 miles…

Read about Ascension Island resident Chrissy Anthony's trip to the UK, her time on the General Pest Control course and Ascension Island wildlife.

05 November 2019

Bespoke training: It's not 'one size fits all'

In this article Training Development Manager, Karen Dawes, explains how bespoke training might be a better fit for your business.

05 November 2019

What Rwandafull training

Martin Cobbald, from BPCA member Dealey, writes a travel diary about his trip to deliver fumigation training in Rwanda.

05 November 2019

Free CPD webinars

This year BPCA trialled running free CPD webinars for all members and affiliates.

05 November 2019

Advert: Fast and versatile rodent station

Protecta® Evo Edge. Advertisement from Bell Laboratories.

04 November 2019

New electronic annual returns out now

The way we send out annual returns for BPCA membership renewal has changed.

25 October 2019

Majority of farmers no longer permanent baiting for rats

Studies by CRRU and Ulster University show farmers using integrated pest management approaches.

24 October 2019

CRRU finds rodenticide resistance in new areas

Poison resistance in rats has been confirmed in several new areas by a Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use study.

17 October 2019

VIDEO: Professional flea control

Watch back our webinar on professional flea control. Natalie talks all things professional flea management, including biology, client communication and lifestyle.

16 October 2019

BPCA scoops two excellence awards

The British Pest Control Association was delighted to be recognised at the Association Excellence Awards in October.

15 October 2019

UK aid tops up funding to tackle malaria

International Development Secretary announces that the UK will match £100 million of private sector funding to help tackle malaria.

09 October 2019

Rat lungworm’s sluggish journey to Europe

Scientists are looking into the spread of rat lungworm to several popular European holiday destinations.

09 October 2019

Cliverton names new director

A new divisional director has been appointed at animal-related business insurance specialist Cliverton.

08 October 2019

Parasite pests can pose problems for people and pets

Pest control experts are urging people to be aware of the threat to health posed by fleas.

08 October 2019

Pest advice for controlling Fleas

Is your pet fidgeting and scratching an unusual amount? Spotted something jumping around on the carpet? If you find yourself fretting about fleas, you’re in the right place.

04 October 2019

Hygeia Award wins for Rentokil employees

Royal Society for Public Health awards two Rentokil Initial employees for commitment to public health.

04 October 2019

Plastic waste: is it time to think outside the box?

Pestforce's Sean Taylor asks how pest management professionals can work smarter and greener, to help tackle climate change and cut waste.

03 October 2019

Kiwa Group welcomes Acheta Consulting

The merging of BPCA member Acheta Consulting to Kiwa's Agri Food Division has been announced.

03 October 2019

Fendona 6SC to be discontinued

Existing stocks of the insecticide Fendona 6SC will be phased out following changes in authorisations.

02 October 2019

BASIS recruiting Chair for Board of Trustees

National charity BASIS is seeking to recruit a Chair for the Board of Trustees, starting in April 2020.

30 September 2019

Changes to bird control general licences in Wales

New Welsh general licences for bird control take effect on Monday 7 October 2019.

27 September 2019

New way to pass your Level 2 Award in Pest Management

BPCA has announced a new 7-day, modular, non-residential training course in the centre of London this November.