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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.

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Our annual report is published in PPC magazine – making it accessible to thousands of pest professionals and the entire sector.

While it’s been another tricky year, BPCA has plenty to celebrate. 

January BPCA asks health secretary for pest professionals to get Covid-19 vaccine
Professional Standards and Outreach and Communications committees formed.
February The online Certificated Advanced Technician (CAT) accreditation is launched.
March PestExtra – the all-digital pest management show goes live
Member Award winners announced at BPCA’s 79th AGM
BPCA Life Membership awarded to CRRU Chairman,
Dr Alan Buckle.
June Technicians takeover BPCA’s social media for World Pest Day
BPCA secures funding for 3D interactive simulator
John, Kristian, Emily and Rachael all join the BPCA Staff team.
July After almost ten years of outstanding service, Finance Officer Stephanie Costopoulos retires.
August BPCA launches lobbying campaign to save glue boards for professional use
HSE accept BPCA as UK REACH Accredited Stakeholder
September Registration opens for PestEx 2022
BPCA members take home almost every prize at the
National Pest Awards
October BPCA Night School launches
BPCA wins Covid-19 key worker campaign award
BPCA commits to Planet Mark certification
Academic Relations working group launched
BPCA’s contribution acknowledged as part of sustainable
use of pesticides national action plan
Improved BPCA member documents library is launched
November ‘Onboarding a pest technician’ framework and support released
BPCA’s lobbying sees glue boards in England licenced rather
than banned completely
New Code of Conduct for 2022 launched
December BPCA shortlisted for TAF Best Practice Awards 2022


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