BPCA news archive

08 August 2022

1env roadshow hits up Rotherham this autumn

Press release: 1env is continuing their on-the-road events for pest professionals, stopping this time in Rotherham on 15 September.

08 August 2022

Rokill Pest Control brand grows following new acquisitions

Press release: Nurture Landscapes Group has acquired Alpha Pest Control in Stoke-on-Trent and Enserve Corporation Limited in Leeds.

01 August 2022

Richard Moseley joins Syngenta's pest management team

Press release. Richard Moseley has been appointed to the expanding Syngenta Professional Solutions team as Commercial and Technical Manager.

28 July 2022

ICUP: 7 key takeaways from the 2022 conference

Frances McKim gives a rundown of the 7 main talking points from the 10th International Conference on Urban Pests (ICUP) in Barcelona.

27 July 2022

BPCA to hold Qualification Framework consultation events

Do pest control qualifications need to change? We need your help!

26 July 2022

PelGar International appoints Zeenat Turner as Marketing Manager

Press release: PelGar International continues to consolidate its team with the recent hire of Zeenat Turner as Marketing Manager.

22 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 15 - Termites: evolution, biology and ecology

In this video, Steve Broadbent from Ensystex in Australia talks about termites; a destructive timber pest that keeps pest control companies Down Under very busy. 

22 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 15 - Invasive Crazy Tawny Ants in south US

In this video, Dr Michael Bentley from NPMA talks about surviving the tidal wave of the invasive Tawny Crazy Ants in the US.

22 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 15 - Pests on the horizon: Spotted lanternfly

In this video, Dani Lindley-Klassen from Defra talks about the Spotted Lanternfly and how it could be a future pest threat to UK plant life.

22 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 15 - Rodent digital monitoring

In this video Tim Bloomer talks about the benefits to your pest management business of using Bell Sensing technologies to carry out rodent monitoring. 

20 July 2022

National Pest Awards 2022 finalists announced

The shortlist of finalists for this year’s National Pest Awards has been announced by organisers Pest magazine.

15 July 2022

Red weather warning: how pest controllers can prepare for the heat

For the first time in its history, the Met Office has issued a red weather warning for extreme heat in the UK. What does this mean for pest professionals?

12 July 2022

Orkin expands into Wales with Europest acquisition

Press release: US-based Rollins Inc, best known for its subsidiary pest control brand, Orkin, finalised the acquisition of Europest Environmental Services.

12 July 2022

Programme for PestWorld 2022 announced

Press release: The full programme, details of exhibitors and registration information for PestWorld 2022 is now available.

08 July 2022

VIDEO: Understanding ULV and fogging treatments

In this video, BPCA Technical Support Officer John Horsley takes a look at the subtle differences between ULV treatments and fogging.

06 July 2022

10th ICUP conference 'a roaring success'

Delegates from across the globe were excited to once again be present, face-to-face, at the 10th International Conference on Urban Pests (ICUP).

05 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 14 - Accidental imports of venomous spiders

In this video Chris Woodard discusses some common species of spider that could be accidentally imported into the UK and talks through his own experiences.

01 July 2022

Grand opening of Chichester PestFix storefront a success

Press release: With local residents, business and the pest control industry in attendance PestFix are delighted to have officially opened their first of its kind storefront in Chichester, West Sussex.

01 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 14 - Invasive Asian hornet: identifying and reporting

In this video Martin Rose-King and Elliott Rose-King from Bounty Pest Control talk about the work they do on Asian hornet identification and reporting, and how you can help.

01 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 14 - What's the future for pest qualifications?

In this video, British Pest Control Association's Training and Development Manager, Karen Dawes, discusses considerations for the future of pest control qualifications.

01 July 2022

New rural rodent control training programme and CPD portal for UK farmers

Press release: BASF has strengthened its stewardship and support to farmers across the UK by launching a new digital portal offering farmers an interactive rodent control training programme.

01 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 14 - Flying into action, fly control by Lodi UK

In this video, Matt Towler from Lodi UK goes through the who, what, where, why and when of pest fly control.

01 July 2022

LNPS appoints Non-executive Director

Press release: Joanne Beaseley has been appointed as a Non-executive Director (NED) for London Network for Pest Solutions.

01 July 2022

BASF creates new Sustainability category at National Pest Awards

Press release: BPCA member BASF has launched a new category at the National Pest Awards 2022, in partnership with event organisers Pest magazine.

01 July 2022

Festival invites pest techs to combat UK’s spiralling rat population

As part of this year’s Northumbrian Water Innovation Festival, Data and AI specialist Aiimi will host a hackathon to address one of the water industry’s most pressing challenges: rat infestations.