BPCA news archive

26 November 2021

Save on 2021 pest control training this Black Friday

Submit a special Black Friday booking form BEFORE 11.59 PM on 1 December 2021 and you'll get some last-minute CPD at a bargain price.

25 November 2021

VIDEO: Guidance on CRRU stewardship for rodenticide use

In this video, Natalie Bungay explains what the CRRU code of best practice covers and what you need to consider in order to comply with it.

25 November 2021

2022 key updates to employment law in the UK

A summary of the key changes to employment law which come into force next year and are likely to affect pest management businesses.

24 November 2021

Live bee removal franchise announces launch of Solihull and Redditch branch

PGH Beegone, the pest control and live bee removal franchise, is ready to launch its second franchisee, who will run his own business covering the West Midlands and parts of Worcestershire.

24 November 2021

Trial sites needed to help in fight against Garden Chafer

International Pheromone Systems is looking for trial sites as part of its work to develop lures and traps to help monitor and control an insect pest that is menacing much of the UK.

24 November 2021

BASF celebrates first year anniversary of rodenticide bait Selontra

BASF Pest Control Solutions has celebrated the first year anniversary of its award-winning rodenticide, Selontra.

18 November 2021

BPCA publishes new Code of Conduct for 2022

BPCA has published an updated version of our Code of Conduct which will come into effect on 1 January 2022.

18 November 2021

VIDEO: Glue board update - November 2021

We’ve had loads of glue board related questions this week. Take a look at BPCA Chief Exec Ian Andrew’s 5-minute update to stay in the loop.

17 November 2021

PestWorld 2021 delivers: a return to face-to-face

PestWorld, the annual convention and exhibition organised by the NPMA, was held in Las Vegas, USA and was the largest in-person gathering the pest management industry has seen in the last two years.

16 November 2021

NRW extend Welsh general licences into 2022

Four general licences which authorise lethal control of birds in Wales, due to expire on 31 December, will be reissued for a short period into 2022.

15 November 2021

Brandenburg UK on a mission to reduce carbon emissions

Brandenburg UK recently exhibited at the COP26 Regional Roadshow in Wolverhampton.

11 November 2021

Professional Pest Controller issue 105 (PPC105) out now

Professional pest controller magazine issue 105 is out now and available to read online for free.

09 November 2021

President's viewpoint: I like technology. But I prefer people.

BPCA President Phil Halpin opens issue 105 of PPC magazine with a thought-provoking message on the importance of human contact and his tenure as President drawing to a close.

09 November 2021

Pests in the press: Summer 2021

Our new regular PPC magazine feature, taking a look at public relations and how BPCA works with the press to educate the public about pest awareness.

09 November 2021

Back to basics: treatment reports

As a professional, the best way to protect yourself from legal action is a thorough pest management treatment report.

09 November 2021

Pests in politics: Summer 2021

A new regular feature to keep you in the loop on what's happening regarding pest management in UK Parliament and the devolved administrations.

09 November 2021

Digital pest control: a wild frontier

In PPC105 Daniel Schröer, Futura, looks into his crystal ball and share his thoughts on ‘digital pest control’ - will we soon all need to be IT engineers to catch a rat?

09 November 2021

PestEx 2022 exclusive sneak-peek

An exclusive sneak-peek at some of the confirmed plans for PestEx 2022, the UK's biggest pest management show.

09 November 2021

What's out there? Digital pest management reporting software

PPC magazine reached out to the pest control software marketplace to help you decide if the time is right to go digital.

09 November 2021

State of play: How technology is shaping pest control strategies in 2021

In PPC105 Paul Blackhurst, Rentokil Pest Control, shares his views on how technology can enhance our management programmes.

09 November 2021

Advert: Digital, professional pest control software

Say goodbye to pen and paper forms with digital pest control software from Property Inspect.

09 November 2021

INFOGRAPHIC: Where are we in 2021? Pest control and technology

We asked PPC readers to share their insights on how technology impacts their pest management processes. Here are our key findings.

09 November 2021

Ask the technical team November 2021

Remote monitoring, digital reporting, data protection and spider season are looked at in this issue of Ask the BPCA technical team.

09 November 2021

Seeing the light: advances in optical illumination

Regular PPC contributor Dave Archer is back. And now he’s got optics in his sights.

09 November 2021

Up, up and away! Seven ways to scale your pest control business

Michael Taylor, CEO of BPCA member company Contego Environmental Services, looks at some of the fundamentals of scaling a business.