alexo is BPCA's monthly E-magazine designed to keep your business informed about public health pest control. It's packed full with professional advice from leading experts in the pest control industry, and is the only magazine you need to tackle your organisation's pest problems. Read our latest issue of alexo - Leisure and Heritage Special.Read more
BPCA is forecasting 30,000 referrals to its 24/7 phone line and new online ‘find a pest controller' service (www.bpca.org.uk) this year - three times the numbers in previous years. One of the key ways BPCA delivers value for money to members is by referring work. Over the last few years BPCA has given out thousands of referrals from the public...Read more
Both the British Pest Control Association's new website and the UK's biggest pest control exhibition PestEx 2013, have been nominated for awards at the upcoming Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice Awards 2013. Developed by the Confederation of British Industry, the TAF Best Practice awards are open to national and international trade associations...Read more
alexo is BPCA's monthly E-magazine designed to keep your business informed about public health pest control. It's packed full with professional advice from leading experts in the pest control industry, and is the only magazine you need to tackle your organisation's pest problems. Read our latest issue of alexo - Facilities Management Special.Read more
This year's PestEx smashed all records, and proved to be a huge draw - the perfect combination of exhibitors and seminars to bring in a whopping 24% more people over the two days. The show saw 2,369 people (including exhibitors) attend, who were attracted by the many innovative products on display, plus the range and depth of technical and business seminars....Read more
The HSE consulted industry on our views regarding their proposals for SGARs. The summary of responses is now available here. BPCA will be attending a meeting in April to take this further with HSE. The summary of responses...Read more
The new ‘Profitable Bed Bug' Course will be held for the first time at the Holiday Inn, Wembley in London on Monday 25 March. The course is ideal for service personnel who need a better understanding of how to locate and control bed bugs, or managers and owners who want to ensure their companies are carrying out cost effective and sustainable bed bug control.Read more
Professional Pest Controller (PPC 70) magazine is now out. Keep up to date with the latest news, products, technical know how in the industry, and everything and anything PestEx in this special bumper issue. Find out more and read the latest issue of PPCRead more
BPCA have now released the exciting seminar schedule for PestEx 2013. Over the two day exhibition there will be a series of business, research and technical seminars, delivered by industry experts. The seminars include; Sewer Baiting Best Practice, Bait Station Efficacy, Feral Bees: Best Practice and many more. Book your free place at PestEx and see the full seminar scheduleRead more
Councils are being warned to think hard before cutting, outsourcing or introducing charges for pest control services. Experts say trends identified in the industry in 2009 will have been accelerated by austerity measures - increasing the risk of public health problems and uncontrolled costs. BASIS PROMPT, which registers qualified pest control technicians, is urging officers and councillors to consider the long-term implications of short-term budget cuts for 2013/2014. Rob Simpson, managing director at BASIS PROMPT, believes cutting or scaling back pest control services could prove to be a costly false economy. Mr Simpson said...
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 he said "A cull would be very expensive and an awful lot of work. Public opinion is very divided over foxes. If you ask the public there is probably a 50/50 split between those who love them and those who want them eradicated."Read more
Following a complete sell-out of exhibition space, BPCA recently had to work with the exhibition hall to incorporate extra stands to meet exhibitor demand at PestEx 2013, which this year takes place on 10 and 11 of April at the ExCel Centre in London Docklands. Promising to be the biggest ever UK exhibition, BPCA has now added additional exhibition space....Read more
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