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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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BPCA release the PPC Live 2014 Seminar and Technical programme

Designed for technicians, surveyors and company owners, PPC Live is set to be the UK's best one day event in the pest management industry with a seminar and technical programme that is unrivalled. BPCA Chief Executive Simon Forrester said "the seminar and technical schedule for PPC Live has been put together with the ‘technician in mind', to ensure visitors are kept up-to-date with the latest industry changes and practices....

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PPC Live - Register your free place to win a prize

Did you know if you pre-register and attend on the day at PPC Live, you'll automatically be given a free spin on our prize wheel. Some PPC Live exhibitors have kindly contributed a variety of products we are going to give away on the day. Register your free place and attend the event and you could walk away with a pest control product worth £250+. Find out more about PPC Live and register your free place now

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BPCA aren't working with North London Pest Control - for members information

We've been made aware that there is an email doing the rounds from Aaron at North London Pest Control explaining they have produced a new resource and infographics for pest controllers in association with BPCA. This is certainly not the case, and we have not worked with them on this, so please disregard this statement.

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SGAR Stewardship update

There have been some further developments regarding the issue of Stewardship of Second Generation Anticoagulant Rodenticides (SGARs). The plan (as laid out in the article in PPC magazine) was for the four sector groups (SGs) to present their proposals to HSE in York on 4 March. Just before the meeting we learned that the Barn Owl Trusts's petition on SGARs got them in front of the Minister of State for Work & Pensions (who oversees HSE) Mark Penning MP, convincing him to get involved.

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BPCA wins European Association of the Year

The British Pest Control Association has won the prestigious ‘Association of the Year' Award from the Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA). The presentation took place at CEPA's General Assembly in Dortmund, following the Eurocido pest control trade show. The award was made in recognition of BPCA's contribution to bringing competing but complementary trade bodies closer together...

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PPC 74 - out now!

PPC 74 - out now!

PPC 74 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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BPCA recruiting for a new Events Officer

A stunning opportunity for an experienced Events professional to join the close knit and extremely professional team of a well-respected National Trade Association based in Derby. The role will require extensive event planning and organisation and will also give the successful candidate the opportunity to travel nationally. Find out more about this position.

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Waste Carrier Registration – this affects you!

Any companies removing waste from sites (even small amounts of spent bait, UV tubes or packaging) must register with the Government. If waste collection is not your main business, registration is free and only required once. Some BPCA members may already be involved in waste management and would be registered anyway. Click here for information on how to register as a waste carrier, broker or dealer.

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BPCA gives out 43,507 referrals to members in 2013

From 1 January until 31 December 2013, 43,507 company details have been passed on to the public for both domestic and commercial jobs. If each referral was worth just £50 that would be over £2,000,000 of potential business we're giving to our members. BPCA Marketing Officer Laurence Barnard said "we thought our prediction of 30,000 referrals earlier in the year would be a great result for members, but it turns out we were wrong...

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Rentokil buys pest control division of Green Compliance for £4m

Rentokil Initial is to buy the pest control division of Green Compliance. Rentokil is paying a total of £4m in cash for the company, comprising £3.25m in an initial consideration and a further £0.75m payable over 12 months. Phill Wood, Area Managing Director, Rentokil Initial: "We are really excited about this acquisition, as Green Compliance Pest Control complements the existing Rentokil pest control business...

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alexo - Surviving the Recession Special

alexo - Surviving the Recession Special

alexo is BPCA's digital 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 - Surviving the Recession Special.

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BPCA comments on recent rodenticide resistance stories

Technical Manager Richard Moseley said "cases of resistance in rats have been known for decades." Studies being undertaken by the Universities of Huddersfield and Reading will eventually document where the highest concentration of resistant rats can be found. "While the studies show that the resistant rat population is spreading, you can be assured our members have the skills and products to solve this problem."

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BPCA releases the National Survey 2013

BPCA releases the National Survey 2013

The National Survey analyses the demand for pest control across all 406 local authorities in the UK over a 12-month period. Simon Forrester, Chief Executive of the BPCA said: "this is one of the most comprehensive studies of the demand placed on local authorities for pest control ever carried out and it covers a period when austerity measures were biting hard ....

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