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  • 02 December 2014

    BPCA break member referral record for the second year running!

    Referrals are just one of the key ways BPCA delivers value for money for its members. Over the last few years BPCA have given out tens of thousands of consumer referrals, each being provided with the contact details of their closest BPCA members. .... More

  • 10 November 2014

    PestEx 2015 set to be the biggest ever UK pest control exhibition!

    Due to a high demand for exhibition space at PestEx 2015, organisers the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) have had to work with the ExCel Exhibition Centre to incorporate extra stands to meet demand for the much anticipated show taking pl.... More

  • 17 September 2014

    PestEx 2015 – Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger!

    Following a complete sell-out in 2013, PestEx organisers the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) have made room for additional stands at the eagerly anticipated event of 2015. PestEx is the UK's largest trade exhibition and conference for.... More

  • 14 July 2014

    BPCA Member Justin Holloway stars in BBC 1 production

    Over the past 12 months BPCA have been supporting Lion TV working for BBC1, in their production ‘How Safe is Your House?' The series focuses on safety in the home in various forms such as the importance of testing electrics, pest control, st.... More

  • 25 June 2014

    Message from BPCA President

    Martin Harvey of Harvey Environmental Services looks back at the Association's successes during 2014, and forward to the year ahead: Four years ago we set out a strategy for the Association to support our members in the 21st century and bey.... More

  • 23 May 2014

    PPC Live 2014: a great success!

    BPCA's new PPC Live event was a huge success with delegates and exhibitors alike. The exhibition and conference was held in the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford, Manchester on 21 May, and attracted over 340 pest controllers from across the North We.... More

  • 24 February 2014

    BPCA wins European Association of the Year

    The British Pest Control Association has won the prestigious ‘Association of the Year' Award from the Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA). The presentation took place at CEPA's General Assembly in Dortmund, follow.... More

  • 25 November 2013

    BPCA gives out 43,507 referrals to members in 2013

    From 1 January until 31 December 2013, 43,507 details have been passed on to the public for both domestic and commercial jobs. If each referral was worth just £50 that would be over £2,000,000 of potential business we're giving to ou.... More

  • 07 November 2013

    BPCA comments on recent rodenticide resistance stories

    Technical Manager Richard Moseley said "cases of resistance in rats have been known for decades." A study being undertaken by the Universities of Huddersfield and Reading began around three years ago and will eventually document where the highes.... More

  • 27 September 2013

    Starting out in pest control

    Are you fairly new to the industry and thinking of setting up your own pest control company? Why not book your place on our 'Starting out in pest control course' this October. This one day course is designed for anyone considering a new career or.... More

  • 11 February 2013

    British Pest Control Association comments on fox attack

    Technical Manager Richard Moseley said "although fox attacks on humans are very rare, this doesn't mean we should dismiss the recent incident of the baby boy being attacked as an isolated incident." When asked there would be a call for a cull.... More