BPCA news archive

12 May 2022

New member benefit: Discounted IT, computing and tech advice with Dell

Dell UK and BPCA have teamed up to help pest control businesses grow and support members' IT needs. 

11 May 2022

New control of field mice guidance document out now

A technical briefing and guidance document, on when and how field mice can be controlled, has been published by BPCA and Pesttrain.

10 May 2022

VIDEO: Carrying out pest control surveys

In this video, Natalie will explore pest control survey techniques, record keeping and best practice.

09 May 2022

Terminix UK sold to Norvestor

Press release: Terminix Global Holdings, following its merger with Rentokil, has announced the sale of Terminix UK to Norvestor.

04 May 2022

Total Pest Control help with Ukrainian charity appeal

Press release: Didcot-based BPCA member Total Pest Control recently helped out with Ukrainian aid efforts by temporarily donating a work vehicle.

04 May 2022

Programme now available for ICUP 2022

Press release: The programme for the ICUP 2022 conference which will be held in Barcelona is now available.

29 April 2022

New Omniveo fly trap 'designed to see it all'

Press release: A new range of professional UV flying insect light traps has been launched by Netherlands-based manufacturer, Alcochem Hygiene.

29 April 2022

Natural Resources Wales share key bird licensing documents

Four new draft general licences and a report on the decisions surrounding those general licences are among the key documents being shared with pest controllers by NRW.

28 April 2022

Glue Traps (Offences) Bill receives Royal Assent - what does this mean for pest management?

New legislation restricting glue trap use in England became law after receiving the go-ahead from the monarch, alongside several other animal health and welfare bills.

27 April 2022

Call in professionals if nesting birds pose a problem

Birds can cause a range of issues during nesting season, but interfering with wild birds, their eggs or nests could lead to prosecution.

27 April 2022

Glue Traps (Offences) Bill passes third and final reading in England

The Bill to restrict glue trap use in England has passed its third and final reading in the House of Lords unopposed and with no amendments.

26 April 2022

CRRU: Rodenticide surveillance finds stubborn barn owl residues

Rodenticide residues have been found in 88% of barn owls by the latest annual surveillance for the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime.

22 April 2022

PestFix launch benefit scheme for BPCA Servicing members

Press release: From today (22 April 2022), PestFix is now offering a range of perks to all full BPCA Servicing members.

13 April 2022

Pest professionals wanted to play charity football tournament

BPCA member Beaver Pest Control are organising a football tournament to raise money in support of Ukraine.

13 April 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 13 - Challenges of rural pest control on dairy and livestock farms

In this video BASF's Sharon Hughes discusses the challenges of pest control in rural environments and the effective ways to carry out treatments on dairy and livestock farms.  

13 April 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 13 - Adding bird management to your services

In this video, Mark Wenman from Edialux explains why, if he can do bird management, so can you! 

13 April 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 13 - Switching to Selontra

In this video BASF's Helen Hall talks about the key features and benefits of using the cholecalciferol Selontra bait.

13 April 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 13 - Bed bugs: know your pest

In this video, Alexia Naylor from Cimex Store talks about one of the most despised pests there is - the bed bug! 

12 April 2022

VIDEO: Trending analysis for EFK capture

During this video, Natalie will explore what a fly catch trend analysis is and how pest professionals can use it.

12 April 2022

NBC Environment acquired by Orkin

Press release: US-based Rollins Inc, best known for its subsidiary pest control brand, Orkin, finalised the acquisition of NBC Environment in early April 2022.

11 April 2022

LNPS bids farewell to long-serving technician 

Press release: Newham-based London Network for Pest Solutions (LNPS) is toasting the retirement of Martin Lowther after a long and distinguished career as a pest control technician. 

11 April 2022

Details announced for PestWorld 2022 in USA

The NPMA is extending a warm invitation to all international delegates to attend PestWorld 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA this October.

11 April 2022

Covid-19 restrictions being replaced by public health advice

According to HSE, Covid-19 guidance for workplaces is being replaced with public health advice in England, Scotland and Wales.

11 April 2022

BPCA Member Award winners and meeting wrap up

On 8 April 2022, BPCA held a wrap-up meeting for members to recap all the work of 2021. We also held our annual Member Awards.

10 April 2022

1env head back out on the road

Press release: Following the success of their first ‘On The Road’ event back in July 2021, 1env will be heading to the West Midlands in April.