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23 August 2021

The BPCA Standard: what does it take to be a BPCA member?

In PPC104, Dee Ward-Thompson explains why we think that BPCA membership is still the highest pest management standard a company can meet.

20 August 2021

Ask the technical team August 2021

Field mice, bait box tampering, relocating wasps and reporting misuse of amateur pesticides are tackled in this issue of Ask the BPCA technical team.

20 August 2021

18 months on: essential pest management

In a reflection on what we’ve learned from the pandemic, PPC magazine grabbed a few BPCA Executive Board members for a quick roundtable interview on the subject

20 August 2021

A fond farewell to Stephanie

After almost ten years of outstanding service, we said ‘farewell’ to our Finance Officer Stephanie Costopoulos at the end of July.

20 August 2021

Meet your new BPCA team members

You may have seen that we’ve had a bit of a recruitment boost at BPCA recently.

05 August 2021

Changes to BPCA Exec Board as Martin Harvey steps down

Former BPCA President Tom Holmes rejoins the BPCA Executive Board as Immediate Past President, while Martin Harvey takes a step back.

03 August 2021

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.

22 July 2021

Join our new working group for member complaints

BPCA is reviewing its member complaints procedures and is looking for some members to get involved.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

12 May 2021

So you want to fly hawks?

Paul Wilson, Independent Wildlife Management, spoke to PPC103 about flying hawks as part of your pest management toolkit.

12 May 2021

Are we there yet? Electric vehicles for pest management

Marketing Manager and PPC editor Scott Johnstone investigates whether the time is right for your pest control fleet to go electric.

12 May 2021

Sustainability certified with Planet Mark

PPC asked Planet Mark and its pest control company members to share their vision for how we might all work together for a brighter future.

12 May 2021

Little and often sustainability

Lorraine Norton, BPCA’s Operations Manager, looks at the steps a small, office-based business can take to reduce its carbon footprint.

12 May 2021

Staff leaving because of you? Managing pest control teams

‘Most people don’t quit their jobs; they quit their managers.’ BPCA Chief Executive Ian Andrew shares his insights on management training.

12 May 2021

Opinion: Vive la France? Observations on pest control licensing in France

In PPC103 Robert Moon, director of Applicateur3D, looked at whether British pest controllers should be licensed like those in France.

12 May 2021

BPCA Member Award winners announced at 2021 AGM

The first-ever BPCA Member Awards were held this week at the digital BPCA AGM.

23 April 2021

VIDEO: Trademarks for pest management companies

In this video, guest speaker Tania Clark, CITMA, explains the value of trade marks for pest businesses of any size.

16 April 2021

BPCA shortlisted for Association Excellence Awards 2021

BPCA is delighted to announce that we’ve been shortlisted in three different categories at the Association Excellence Awards.

29 March 2021

BPCA holds 79th Annual General Meeting (AGM) virtually

The British Pest Control Association’s 2021 AGM has been held online alongside the BPCA member awards.

29 March 2021

BPCA Life Membership awarded to CRRU Chairman

Dr Alan Buckle was the deserving recipient of the BPCA Life Membership award at the AGM on 26 March 2021.

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04 August 2021

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Five new document templates - perfect for client folders

BPCA has released five new pest management document templates which are now available for members to download.

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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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29 June 2021

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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.

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23 September 2021

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VIDEO: Cluster fly pest control

In this video, Natalie Bungay looks at the biology of cluster flies and the control options open to professional pest controllers.

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16 September 2021

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HSE ventilation advice for returning office workers

Fresh air supply is key to a safe working environment, as pandemic continues, says Health and Safety Executive.

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16 September 2021

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New pest consultancy launched in UK

PestAcuity is a new independent pest control consultancy founded by well-known industry figure Grahame Turner.

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