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BPCA launches first-ever digital forum event
BPCA launches first-ever digital forum event
The British Pest Control Association has announced it will be holding its first-ever all-digital forum event on Tuesday, April 7.
NPTA answers Covid-19 questions from members
NPTA answers Covid-19 questions from members
John Hope, technical manager at the National Pest Technicians Association, has answered a number of questions from members. The first question asked was: Can members go about their business in the current lockdown period?
BPCA issues advice for pest professionals operating during Covid-19 pandemic
BPCA issues advice for pest professionals operating during Covid-19 pandemic
The British Pest Control Association has said that Covid-19 presents a very real threat to public health and to the most vulnerable in society, whilst highlighting that pest management requires professionals to visit sites and deal with clients face-to-face.
International events at PestWorld 2019
International events at PestWorld 2019
Whilst the majority of delegates attending PestWorld come from within the US, an increasingly large number come from abroad. In total representatives attended from over 50 countries worldwide. This unique gathering provides a special opportunity for discussions on a global scale and for general international networking.
CEPA keeping in touch?
CEPA keeping in touch?
Maybe it’s a coincidence but, having accused the Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA) of hiding their light under a bushel, we recently received an e-newsletter from them. So, has our criticism that they are failing to tell the industry about the good work they are doing actually hit home?
Steve Hallam appointed NPTA’s first chief operating officer
Steve Hallam appointed NPTA’s first chief operating officer
Steve Hallam has been appointed to the new role of chief operating officer (COO) for the National Pest Technician’s Association (NPTA). He took up this new full-time position with effect from 1 May 2019, marking a new chapter for the NPTA.
BASIS creates committee to represent members
BASIS creates committee to represent members
BASIS has set up a new committee to provide its members with an opportunity to influence the organisation’s future membership strategy, with an aim to improve its service, while benefitting associated industries.
NPTA AGM – all members’ happy bunnies?
NPTA AGM – all members’ happy bunnies?
Annual General Meetings (AGMs) are pretty boring, formal affairs but they do give members the opportunity to ask questions of their management board and executives. With very few members attending the National Pest Technicians Association’s (NPTA) AGM on Wednesday 20 February, is it fair to assume every member is now entirely happy with their Association?


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