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Lessons from BPCA’s Midlands regional forum Lessons from BPCA’s Midlands regional forum
The BPCA regional forum rolled into Burton upon Trent last Thursday, September 6 and drew a reasonable turnout of forty or so pest professionals. Unfortunately, as is often the case, because these events are free, a number of delegates registered and then failed to turn up.
 
Summer madness strikes: What the *%?^ is BPCA doing? Summer madness strikes: What the *%?^ is BPCA doing?
At its AGM on 27 June the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) announced that it was introducing its own CPD scheme in direct competition with BASIS PROMPT. Why?
 
ANID conference excels in Rome ANID conference excels in Rome
Over 450 conference delegates packed the stylish Auditorium Antonianum, just up the road from the Coliseum, in Rome for two full days of presentations on 21-22 March 2018. Professionalism within the industry was the key message, with the benefits offered by EN 16636 and CEPA Certified very much to the fore.
 
NPTA takes to the road... or was it sleigh NPTA takes to the road... or was it sleigh
On what must have been the coldest and snowiest day this year, a valiant band of professional pest controllers made it to the NPTA ‘On the road day’ just outside Nottingham. Once there, they were not disappointed.
 
Association professional is new chief exec at BPCA Association professional is new chief exec at BPCA
The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) has announced that Ian Andrew has been appointed as its new chief executive, effective 1 February 2018.
 
A fond farewell and a warm welcome at CEPA A fond farewell and a warm welcome at CEPA
At its quarterly meeting in Brussels on 13 December 2017, the Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA) confirmed the appointment of the consultancy, Darwin Associates, to take charge of running the CEPA secretariat in Brussels as of 1 January 2018.
 
Compulsory CPD for NPTA members from 2019 Compulsory CPD for NPTA members from 2019
From 2019 all members of the National Pest Technicians Association (NPTA) will have to be members of a Continuing Professional Development scheme such as BASIS PROMPT.
 


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