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Membership benefits

There are many benefits to BPCA Membership, all of which are available to Full Members and most are available to all members. Find out more about which benefits you may be entitled to, and see how much you can save by using our benefits calculator.

See our full list of benefits below or download our membership benefits booklet

Consumer Search Facilities - Paying you back

Thousands of consumers, looking for professional pest management services are referred to our database of servicing companies either by phone at our 24 hour call centre, or via the website.

 

Association Logo - The mark of a professional

Give consumers confidence in your services. Display the recognised BPCA Member logo on your website, marketing literature, uniforms and vehicles, and you’ll undoubtedly feel the financial benefit.

 

Membership Collective Purchasing - Negotiating on your behalf

Group discounts on products and services for our members. These can include finance, insurance, banking, telephone systems, answering systems and clothing.

 

BusinessShield - Business support whenever you need it

Through BusinessShield you can get access to unlimited Health and Safety, Environmental and Employment Law advice, plus a complementary review of your current Health and Safety/Employment Law standards and documentation. We’re here to help you grow - our team can also offer you assistance with finance, sales, marketing or legislation.

 

Assessments - Completed for the benefit of your business

Demonstrate to your customers that you are delivering a continued professional service of the highest standard, through our accredited assessment scheme. As part of their membership fee all servicing members are subject to a detailed on-site assessment at regular intervals to ensure they still meeting the highest of standards.

 

CHAS Scheme - Additional accreditation with your membership

CHAS accreditation can be gained through the BPCA assessment programme at no extra charge, giving you an annual saving of over £200.

 

Jobsite  - Fill your vacancies quickly

You’ll have access to post jobs on the BPCA jobs board, the most popular pest control jobsite.

 

alexo  - The publication aimed at your customers

alexo is the BPCA publication designed to promote member companies to the public. We target those decision makers, facilities managers and commercial business owners responsible for placing pest control contracts. Members have the opportunity to submit free editorial, comment on stories we have written using journalists, and promote their company through discounted advertising in this sought after publication.

 

BPCA Website - Support at the touch of a button

As a member you’ll also be able to build your own website for your company using the BPCA mini-site system, giving you an online presence and the opportunity to promote your business online. Our team are also happy to offer help and advice with IT issues such as creating your own web presence and communicating via social media, e-shots and Youtube.

 

Marketing Material - Graphics to suit you

We can provide you with a variety of BPCA marketing materials to help you reach your audience of potential customers. You can also order our popular ‘Why You Need Pest Control’ leaflet – and we will include your logo and contact details at no charge.

 

News and Information - Keeping you up-to-date

PPC (Professional Pest Controller) magazine is available in hard copy or electronically through the BPCA website. Sign up to receive PPC to further develop your (and your team’s) knowledge and understanding of industry matters. PPC features news, events, articles and updates relating to the pest management industry. Stay one step ahead of the competition through our regular updates on legislation, the latest products and more.

 

BPCA promoting your business  - Making customers come to you

BPCA is working with major organisations such as BBC and NHS to deliver information to end users and the public on public health pests. We attend a variety of local and national exhibitions promoting the use of our members. Once a year we produce an annual national survey of pest species, profiling the “hotspots” for pests across the UK, which is covered in national and local press, and is available free of charge to all members.

 

CPD Opportunities - Continuing Professional Development

We offer a variety of free CPD opportunities such as online quizzes,  training sessions, networking events, exhibitions and seminars, ensuring you have the opportunities to keep on top of your CPD –all at no cost or reduced fees to members.

 

Technical support - Thousands of answers only a click or phone call away

We have full-time experienced technical industry experts available in person, by email or on the phone to help you day-to-day with all aspects of service delivery. The BPCA website also has a wide variety of guidance documents, Codes of Practice, useful links, industry news, and health and safety information.

 

Networking Opportunities - Connecting you to the industry

Our Regional Training Forums are delivered across the UK, giving you chance to network with like-minded people working in our sector. All our Forums include qualified expert speakers from the industry. BPCA also runs PestEx, one of the largest pest control exhibitions in the world.

 

Committee Meetings - Have your voice heard

BPCA is run by members, for members. All full members have the opportunity to join our various committees, and influence changes in the Association and the industry as a whole.

 

Staff Development and Certification  - Discounts for members

All of our members get discounted rates on all courses listed in the British Pest Control Association training programme.

 

Fuel card

The British Pest Control Association has teamed up with The Fuelcard People to give all members a discount at the pump. The partnership deal means that you can now enjoy real fuel cost savings. Find out more about the fuel card benefit

 

Lobbying on your behalf  - Representing your interests

We lobby national and international organisations, as well as local governments to influence current and future legislation that may affect the way you work.