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Quicklook: A to Z of pests

A to Z of pests

Search our catalogue of the most common public health pests.

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Quicklook: Find a Pest Controller

Find a Pest Controller

Search for your local professional pest controller.

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Quicklook: Pest Identification Support

Pest Identification Support

We'll help you identify what pest you may have

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Quicklook: alexo magazine

alexo magazine

alexo magazine - keep your business informed about public health pest control

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More prizes added to the PestEx Derby!

More prizes added to the PestEx Derby!

PestEx exhibitor and BPCA Member Lodi UK, has kindly contributed £3000+ worth of their new unique rodent bait formulation JADE Cluster Grain bait which will launched at PestEx 2015. To win this, or any of our other great prizes (see list below) on the PestEx Derby, simply register your free place at PestEx, and you'll be in with a chance of walking away with a prize...

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PPC issue 78 (PestEx special) - out now!

PPC issue 78 (PestEx special) - out now!

PPC 78 (PestEx special) is now out and if your subscribe to receive the magazine it should be arriving on your desks in the next week or so. If you can't wait until then, and you want to read about the latest news, products and insightful features, then you can read the latest issue now.

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Trade body move raises the bar for pest control industry

A MOVE designed to promote professional standards has been hailed as a positive step for the pest control industry. New rules mean members of leading trade body the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) must now meet strict criteria relating to their professional credentials. BPCA President Martin Harvey believes the decision will help raise the bar both for members and their customers...

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PestEx 2015 - big just got bigger!

PestEx 2015 - big just got bigger!

Once again PestEx organisers BPCA has had to expand the exhibition for the third time in as many months. Due to a high demand for stands at this much anticipated event, extra space has now been released. Guaranteed to be the biggest ever UK exhibition, and one of the largest in the world, BPCA has now added an additional 33 square metres of exhibition space, making 7 new stands...

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CEPA elects new Vice-President

CEPA elects new Vice-President

At the Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA) General Assembly held on 20 January in Brussels, Belgium, Henry Mott of Nottingham-based Conquer Pest Control was elected to the position of Vice President. The role is for a two year term. In his presentation before the vote, Henry said "I recognise that it is only through uniting the industry so that it speaks with one voice at an individual country and European level, and indeed even on a worldwide scale, can we truly effect positive change...

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Full Seminar & Technical Programme released PestEx 2015

Full Seminar & Technical Programme released PestEx 2015

To help get you in the mood and plan your first day, PestEx organisers the BPCA have now published the Full Seminar and Technical Programme for PestEx 2015. Everything in our Seminar and Technical Programme is presented by industry experts, key organisations and exhibitors...

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BPCA break member referral record for the second year running!

Referrals are just one of the key ways BPCA delivers value 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. The end of year report for 2014  (from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2014) are showing that consumer referrals are up 25+% at 55,235 which is almost 12,000 more than 2013...

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Message from BPCA President

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 beyond. Since then we have been working hard to realise our aspirations. On reflection we can be proud of many substantive areas of progress that have provided us with the platform from which to continue to grow in both reach and influence. This year we began the process of re-defining our strategic ambitions, and I will share more on this in the New Year...

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Disposal of Rodent Carcasses & Other Waste

Disposal of Rodent Carcasses & Other Waste

BPCA Members are well aware of the potential difficulties surrounding disposal of waste in general and rodent carcasses in particular. Disposal of dead rodents was straightforward at one time, most Local Authority waste sites or hospitals with incinerators accepted the carcases for burning or burying. These options are fast disappearing for varied reasons....

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

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

Due to a high demand at PestEx 2015, BPCA have had to create extra stand space to meet the demand for the much anticipated show taking place in London on the 25 and 26 March 2015. Set to be the biggest ever UK exhibition, an additional 112m of exhibition space has been created to keep pace with the demand...

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HSE says 'Yes' to Stewardship

HSE says 'Yes' to Stewardship

Last month a 104-page submission went to HSE from the four sectors (Professional/Local Authority, Gamekeeper, Agriculture, Suppliers). This document has been considered and commented on by a range of government agencies. HSE's position is that we will move forward with the Stewardship Regime according to the proposals submitted...

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