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26 February 2020

PestWatch: What’s ticking off your dog?

Dee Ward-Thompson investigates a type of tick you might not have come across yet but is slowly becoming more prevalent in the UK.

26 February 2020

Signed, Sealed and Delivered!

Specialist contracts and legal services expert BEB Consultancy talk to PPC about written contracts for pest management work.

26 February 2020

Keep your contracts watertight

Which? Trusted Traders gives us some top tips for making sure you don’t lose money because of a contract.

26 February 2020

Guess Whose Poo

Poo identification guide for pest management professionals.

26 February 2020

President's report: Writing the history of pest management

BPCA President Phil Halpin takes a look back at the highlights of a successful and noteworthy 2019 for the Association.

26 February 2020

Treasurer's report: Nine years of membership growth

Mark Williams, Honorary Treasurer on BPCA's Executive Board, assesses the Association's finances for 2019

26 February 2020

INFOGRAPHIC: the year in numbers

It's been a great year at the BPCA, with a successful PestEx and new initiatives like BPCA Registered. Take a look at the key figures from our 2019 annual report.

26 February 2020

Come on Board!

Alan Morris, Country Head at Bayer Environmental Science, describes his time on the BPCA Executive Board as he leaves after seven and a half years.

26 February 2020

Designed for Committee?

Leaving the Servicing Committee after almost 13 years, Jenny Humphrey spoke to us about her tenure and why she would recommend taking your place at the table.

16 February 2020

Volunteers wanted: BPCA Executive Board

BPCA is looking for people from member companies to join the Executive Board and drive the mission of the Association.

06 February 2020

BIG BIRD WRAP-UP: General and individual licences for bird control in the UK

This quick view page will give you all the headline information and latest updates on general and individual licences in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

05 February 2020

CHAS evidence tightens up

BPCA members that take advantage CHAS accreditation need to be aware of stricter requirements for producing evidence in their application submission.

05 February 2020

Coronavirus: advice for employers

Do employers need to take any steps, now the first cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in the UK?

03 February 2020

BPCA launches #WeAreBPCA campaign

After the success of the Be Protected. Professionally. campaign, BPCA has launched a new pest awareness message and is asking members to get involved.

28 January 2020

VIDEO: Environmental risk assessments and non-toxic pest control

Watch back our video on the key points to consider when conducting an Environmental Risk Assessment to include non-chemical control.

23 January 2020

Pest magazine sold to Lewis Business Media

Pest and Pest+ enews were sold yesterday (22 Jan 2020) by owners Foxhill Publishing.

22 January 2020

Stakeholders urged to sign CEPA Memorandum

Professional pest management companies, and any business using the services of one, are urged to put pen to paper and sign the CEPA Memorandum of Understanding.

16 January 2020

How to boost your Find a pest controller profile

In this step-by-step guide for BPCA members, we show you how to make the most of your Find a pest controller profile.

13 January 2020

Logging your unstructured CPD points with BPCA Registered

Learn how to successfully log unstructured CPD points yourself with BPCA's individual recognition scheme - BCPA Registered.

09 January 2020

Employment law changes for 2020

A quick round-up on the changes to employment law coming up in the UK this year.

08 January 2020

Plan your pest control training, development and CPD for 2020

CPD is an essential part of your year. How about taking some time at the start of 2020 to plan it out? BPCA has developed a training and development template to help!

08 January 2020

PPC Live 2020 schedule announced

The full schedule for PPC Live 2020 has been announced and we’ve packed it with illustrious speakers from across the sector.

07 January 2020

Remembering Peter Bateman

It's with sadness that we learned this week of the passing of former BPCA President, Peter Bateman.

11 December 2019

VIDEO: Inspection and control of bed bugs

Watch back our webinar on inspection and control of tricky bed bugs. This is the second video, following on from our bed bugs basics webinar.

10 December 2019

End of year and election reflections from BPCA Chief Exec

December is always a great time for reflection and looking forward to the new year. BPCA Chief Executive, Ian Andrew, takes a look at where we’ve been, where we’re going and gives us a round-up of what a BPCA election manifesto might look like.

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12 January 2021

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BPCA asks health secretary for pest professionals to get Covid-19 vaccine

BPCA has written to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to ask that pest professionals and other key workers are prioritised appropriately for the Covid-19 vaccine. Ian Andr

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12 January 2021

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When will pest professionals get vaccinated against Covid-19?

With phase one of the UK's largest inoculation programme in progress, we've been asked by many people when key workers, like pest controllers, will get access to the Covid-19 vaccines. It

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30 November 2020

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Professional Pest Controller issue 101 (PPC101) out now

CONTENTS | PPC101 DECEMBER 2020 Professional pest controller magazine issue 101 is out now and available to read online for free. The magazine can be read online or dow

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13 January 2021

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Brexit: Post-transition readiness for businesses

Following the end of the Brexit transition period, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has released advice for businesses on the new rules.  BPCA recommends ev

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13 January 2021

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Free Covid-19 lateral flow tests for asymptomatic key workers

In an effort to overcome the pandemic, the UK government has announced free Covid-19 lateral flow tests (LFT) for people without coronavirus symptoms.  The tests can return results in 30 m

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12 January 2021

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Fly control essential for food businesses, says Rentokil

BPCA member company Rentokil has highlighted the dangers of fly infestations in food environments, and the harm this can cause to businesses. The company said that flies are one of the mo

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