BPCA Partners and Collaborations

As the leading professional body in our sector, we work on behalf of our members in partnership with other industry bodies to establish positive relationships and demonstrate a commitment to the protection of public health, safe practice and development of the UK pest management industry.

Who does the BPCA work with? 

AIB International and BPCA

AIB International

AIB International was founded in 1919 as a technology and information centre for food processors and bakers. Their original mission was to "put science to work for the baker". They now aim to empower the global food industry to elevate their food safety and grain-based production capabilities.

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Basis Prompt

While the majority of our members are now using BPCA Registered to record their Continuing Professional Development, BPCA still recognises Basis Prompt for membership criteria. 

The Basis Prompt Pest Controllers register is an industry initiative which provides proof that a pest professional has received training and continues to update their expertise.

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Bat Conservation Trust and BPCA

Bat Conservation Trust

The Bat Conservation Trust is a not-for-profit NGO that runs a range of conservation projects to protect bat populations. Since 1991 the trust has had some of the most successful conservation projects in the world supported by a network of members, volunteers, academics, professionals and allied organisations such as BPCA.

Bats are protected by law in Europe, and in the UK many species have already benefited from the effects of this conservation work.

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British Cleaning Council

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) is the authoritative voice of UK cleaning, a sector worth over £24bn a year to the country’s economy and one which employs over 700,000 people

The Council’s membership is made up of over 20 trade and membership associations which are all linked to the cleaning, waste management and hygiene professions

The BCC coordinates, campaigns and supports the affairs of the whole of the UK’s cleaning industry.

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BRC Global Standards and BPCA

BRC Global Standards

The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety was developed in partnership with BPCA and numerous other food industry experts. Manufacturers, foodservice organisation and retailers came together to create a rigorous and straightforward BRC Global Standard for food safety.

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Bureau Veritas and BPCA

Bureau Veritas

Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in testing, inspection and certification, delivering services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

As a member of BPCA (British Pest Control Association), you can benefit from the opportunity to be independently audited to the BS EN 16636 standard by Bureau Veritas and achieve CEPA Certified® at a special membership rate.

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Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU)

The Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) promotes improved stewardship of products used to control rodents - a major issue in food safety. Under the banner "Think Wildlife", CRRU promotes best practice and responsible rodent control, thereby protecting wildlife from rodenticide exposure.

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Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA)

Based in Brussels, CEPA represents at the European level, 28 national and regional trade associations and an industry with a turnover of more than € 3,000 million generated by 10,000+ companies with over 40,000 employees. In addition to associations, the CEPA membership also includes manufacturers, distributors, certifying bodies and service companies in Europe.

CEPA was set up in 1974 by the BPCA and the Belgian, Dutch, French and Spanish National Associations. These organisations had the vision to see that National Associations could not, by themselves, defend the interests of their members at a European level. History has proved them right.

Pest control companies can get CEPA Certified® through an independent auditing process

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The Global Pest Management Coalition

The mission of the Global Pest Management Coalition is to provide a unified voice across the globe promoting the value of pest management in ensuring the protection of health, home, food and businesses.

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Health and Safety Executive and BPCA HSE

Health and Safety Executive

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is responsible for the regulation, enforcement and encouragement of workplace health, safety and welfare in Great Britain, including conducting research into occupational risks. The HSE was created by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health.

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National Pest Advisory Panel (NPAP)

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) set up the National Pest Advisory Panel (NPAP) to provide specialist advice and solutions to the problems caused by pests.

CIEH is the professional body for all environmental health practitioners (EHPs) whether employed by the government, local authorities, industry or working in private practice.

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Rodenticide Resistance Action Group (RRAG)

RRAG is a UK-based group consisting of representatives from Universities, government agencies and all sectors of the pest control industry, with expertise in rodenticide resistance.

BPCA actively support and are involved in the work of the group.

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The Pest Management Alliance

The Pest Management Alliance was created to gather, consolidate and focus the views of the pest control industry on specific key issues of concern, and then relay and promote those views to the main centres of influence in government and/or associated agencies.

BPCA are key stakeholders and contributors in The Pest Management Alliance.

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The Tree Bee Society and BPCA

The Tree Bee Society of Great Britain

The Tree Bee Society of Great Britain (Tree Bee) is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company based in Burscough West Lancashire who provides specialist bee removal service for bumble and honeybees that have come into conflict with mankind.

Tree Bee has developed specialist ways of removing the bees without harm, meaning bees can be relocated to areas where they can continue to thrive. Got a Bee Swarm? Find an expert to remove them with the help of the Tree Bee Society.

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