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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?
 
International update – pests are global so it matters! International update – pests are global so it matters!
The world has become a much smaller place and, whether you are for, or, against, Brexit what happens in Europe will continue to have an impact here. From a pest management perspective Europe isn’t the only player. What happens in the markets of North America and the Asia Pacific region will also shape our future.
 
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?
 


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