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A to Z of pests

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PestEx 2015 – Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger!

PestEx 2015 – Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger!

Following a complete sell-out in 2013, we have made room for additional stands at PestEx 2015. Promising to be the biggest ever UK exhibition, PestEx 2015 will not only feature 100 exhibitors, but also a number seminar and technical sessions designed to keep visitors up-to-date with the latest news, legislation, products and innovations...

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Natural England Board determines outcome of General Licences Consultation

Natural England Board determines outcome of General Licences Consultation

Over recent months Natural England has held a wide-ranging consultation to seek views on potential adjustments to General Licences for protected species which are periodically reviewed. The consultation finished on 19 May and attracted over 2,000 responses, all of which were all fully evaluated, and at a meeting in July, Natural England's Board considered how each of the questions in the consultation should be taken forward. 25 proposals have been well supported and the Board members were confident that these were the right changes to make in the interests of the effective and safe management of wildlife...

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PestEx 2015 registration opens!

PestEx 2015 registration opens!

Registration for PestEx, the UK's largest trade exhibition and conference for the pest control industry has now officially opened. PestEx 2015 will take place on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 March 2015 in London. This established and leading industry event remains the number one choice for visitors and exhibitors from across the UK and the world. Find out more and book your free place.

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New BPCA Code of Best Practice on Pesticide Waste

New BPCA Code of Best Practice on Pesticide Waste

BPCA has produced a new Code of Best Practice on Pesticide Waste. This new document has been produced to address the crackdown on the pest control sector by UK regulators. The Code of Best Practice is only for BPCA Memebers' and Affiliates and has had significant input from regulatory bodies, and covers all aspects of waste legislation.

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PPC 76 - out now!

PPC 76 - out now!

PPC 76 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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Free exam technique workshops

Are you struggling to pass the RSPH/BPCA Level 2 Award? Would you like help with refreshing your exam techniques? BPCA are now providing free exam technique workshops for members. The workshops are structured to cover key elements of the syllabus and give suggestions for effective revision and exam techniques ahead of your exam. Find out more and book your place now.

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BPCA Training Survey

The British Pest Control Association is reviewing training delivered over the last 12 months. We would like to ensure that training we offer is what our members' want, is consistent and delivered to the highest possible professional standards. Please spend 5 minutes completing one of our training surveys and you will be entered into a draw to win £50 of shopping vouchers...

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BPCA Member Justin Holloway stars in BBC 1 production

BPCA Member Justin Holloway stars in BBC 1 production

Over the past 12 months BPCA have been supporting Lion TV working for BBC1, in their production ‘How Safe is Your House?' The series focuses on safety in the home in various forms such as the importance of testing electrics, pest control, structural or product safety. The pest control and more specifically rodent control episode...

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Points, glorious points!

Points, glorious points!

BPCA have been working closely with the industry's official CPD Scheme BASIS PROMPT to help members earn CPD points in a variety of ways. Not only can members earn points through the traditional means such as attending training courses, Regional Training Forums and reading PPC, but you can now also earn points in other ways...

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Pest Control in the Spotlight on ‘ITV Tonight’

Pest Control in the Spotlight on ‘ITV Tonight’

Control of use of rodenticides was centre stage in ITV's Tonight programme, broadcast on Thursday 26 June. Huddersfield University research (partly sponsored by BPCA) was the focus of the programme showing significant resistance to SGARs across the UK...

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New President for Pest Control Body

New President for Pest Control Body

Martin Harvey (Managing Director of Harvey Environmental Services) succeeded Henry Mott as the latest President of the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) at their recent Annual General Meeting (AGM). Martin said of his appointment; "I would like to thank Henry for doing a fantastic job. I am incredibly proud and excited to be leading the Association....

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alexo - Facilities Special out now!

alexo - Facilities Special out now!

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 - Facilities Special.

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BPCA reaches a 1,000!

Since the launch of BPCA's free Affiliate Scheme 18 months ago, BPCA have signed up over 1,000 pest controllers. The Scheme gives users free online access to essential industry information, technical and educational documentation, training tools and online CPD quizzes, all of which are worth three CPD points with BASIS PROMPT. BPCA Field Officer Natalie Bungay explains; "the Affiliate Scheme is a great free online resource which is available to absolutely anyone in the industry...

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BPCA predicts another record year for member referrals

One of the key ways BPCA delivers value for money for its members is by referring work. 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. Early reports for 2014 are showing that consumer referrals are up on this time last year and we are forecasting a record year of referrals...

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PPC Live: a great success!

PPC Live: a great success!

BPCA's new PPC Live event was a huge success with delegates and exhibitors alike. The exhibition and conference was held in the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford, Manchester on 21 May, and attracted over 340 pest controllers from across the North West and further afield. BPCA President Henry Mott, who opened the event, said "it was a thoroughly well organised and run event...

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