Latest news from British Pest Control Association

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  • 12 May 2022

    New member benefit: Discounted IT, computing and tech advice with Dell

    MEMBERSHIP Dell UK and BPCA have teamed up to help pest control businesses grow, and to support members' IT needs. Dell is offering BPCA members up to 20% off laptops, desktops and accessories for their businesses. Employees.... More

  • 22 April 2022

    PestFix launch benefit scheme for BPCA Servicing members

    PRESS RELEASE From today (22 April 2022), PestFix is now offering a range of perks to all full BPCA Servicing members.  The benefits include: “BPC8”: 8% off the trade price on a host of core pest control produ.... More

  • 11 April 2022

    BPCA Member Award winners and meeting wrap up

    On 8 April 2022, BPCA held a wrap-up meeting for members to recap all the work of 2021. We also held our annual Member Awards. You can watch back the meeting here: President, Treasurer and Committee reports BPCA President Philip.... More

  • 21 March 2022

    Thousands of connections in London as PestEx returns  

    EVENTS After a longer than usual wait, pest professionals from all over the world came together last week as PestEx finally returned to the ExCeL in London. Around 1,458 people descended on the exhibition hall on 16-17 March to netwo.... More

  • 02 March 2022

    BPCA Member Awards 2022 finalists announced

    Your Association The shortlist of finalists has been announced for the BPCA Member Awards 2022.  The awards celebrate positive contributions made by members to the Association and the wider pest management sector. The a.... More

  • 01 March 2022

    BPCA Annual Report 2021

    Annual report | PPC106 A look back at all BPCA and our members have achieved together in 2021. BPCA is a not-for-profit organisation acting in the interests of our members and on behalf of the pest management industry in the UK. O.... More

  • 01 March 2022

    President's Report: It's time to thrive

    Annual report | PPC106 BPCA President Phil Halpin sums up 2021 in his final annual report update as President of the Association.  In what will be my last annual report as BPCA’s president, I’m proud to say that I.... More

  • 01 March 2022

    Treasurer's report: Your Association. Your Passion.

    Annual report | PPC106 In our most recent Annual Report, Mark Williams, Honorary Treasurer on BPCA's Executive Board, assesses the Association's finances for 2021 with optimism for the year ahead. Firstly, I’d like to wish yo.... More

  • 28 February 2022

    Annual report: 2021 Committee reports

    Annual report | PPC106 Our two long-running committees and our two new committees, run by member volunteers, gave an update for the BPCA annual report.  Servicing Committee report Fresh input, fresh ideas It’s been a.... More

  • 28 February 2022

    INFOGRAPHIC: 2021 in numbers

    Annual report | PPC106 Take a look at the key figures from our 2021 annual report. . More

  • 28 February 2022

    PestEx show guide out now

    Events | PPC106 PestEx is back! That's right, after an unexpected three-year break (thanks to an infamous little virus that's been going around, you might have heard of it?) we're finally heading back to London this year. Download.... More

  • 22 February 2022

    BPCA Registered accredited by the CPD Certification Service

    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT The CPD Certification Service has independently verified BPCA’s individual recognition and continuous professional development (CPD) scheme. Independent auditors assessed BPCA Registered to the CPD.... More

  • 18 February 2022

    PestExtra wins Event of the Year award

    BPCA is thrilled to announce that PestExtra won event of the year at the prestigious Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards.   Now in its nineteenth year, the prestigious Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice Awards 2.... More

  • 17 February 2022

    Fly catch analysis and rodent activity templates now available in member library

    MEMBER BENEFITS With more sites asking for fly-catch and rodent activity analysis as part of their contracts, BPCA has produced two easy-to-use templates for members.  These documents can be downloaded and customised for you.... More

  • 16 February 2022

    BPCA Chief Exec elected to Global Pest Management Coalition council

    INTERNATIONAL PEST CONTROL BPCA Chief Executive Ian Andrew joins pest management association leaders from around the world on the Global Pest Management Coalition council. The Global Coalition aims to provide a unified voice acro.... More

  • 25 January 2022

    New for 2022: Add your BPCA Registered card to your Google or Apple Wallet

    This year, anyone on the BPCA Registered scheme can choose to have a digital flashcard version of their identification card available on their phone. Your digital pass lets you: Quickly scan into events Prove your identity to yo.... More

  • 17 January 2022

    Night School pest control training courses return

    Following a successful first run of evening classes in 2021, BPCA Night School is back, with some new subjects and the same great pricing! A programme of bite-sized evening courses designed for busy pest professionals, we have a selec.... More

  • 13 December 2021

    BPCA shortlisted for TAF Best Practice Awards 2022 

    YOUR ASSOCIATION BPCA is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in six categories at the prestigious Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice Awards 2022.  Now in its nineteenth year, the TAF Best Practice Aw.... More

  • 18 November 2021

    BPCA publishes new Code of Conduct for 2022

    MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA  BPCA has published an updated version of our Code of Conduct which will come into effect on 1 January 2022. The updated Code of Conduct is a single page of rules that all BPCA members and employees must.... More

  • 18 November 2021

    VIDEO: Glue board update - November 2021

    We’ve had loads of glue board and Glue Trap (Offences) Bill related questions this week. Take a look at BPCA Chief Exec Ian Andrew’s 5-minute update to stay in the loop. . More

  • 09 November 2021

    PestEx 2022 exclusive sneak-peek

    EVENTS | PPC105 NOVEMBER 2021 While PestExtra brought us together virtually, we’re ready to be united again in those halls! Here’s an exclusive sneak-peek at some of our confirmed plans. The best seminar theat.... More

  • 09 November 2021

    Onboarding a pest technician: new resources for new starters

    Training | PPC105 November 2021 Onboarding an employee that’s new to the industry can be time-consuming, expensive and sometimes inconsistent. A good onboarding process can drive the professionalism of a pest control com.... More

  • 08 November 2021

    Glue boards in England will be licenced rather than banned completely

    LEGISLATION UPDATE If the proposed Glue Traps (Offences) Bill becomes law, their use will be licenced rather than completely banned. UPDATE: The Bill (as introduced) has now been published and is available to read on the .... More

  • 04 November 2021

    Wade Environmental offer to sponsor a son or daughter through their Level 2 Award

    MEMBER NEWS BPCA member company Wade Environmental will select and sponsor a son or daughter in a family-based team through their RSPH Level 2 Award in Pest Management. The kind offer comes as newly launched consultancy company.... More

  • 02 November 2021

    BPCA releases Onboarding a pest technician framework and support

    TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT BPCA has developed a training framework for onboarding people new to the pest management sector working towards their Level 2 Award in Pest Management. Karen Dawes, BPCA Training and Development Manager.... More