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26 May 2017

PPC87: Out Now

Professional Pest Controller (PPC) magazine is the premier quarterly magazine for the pest management industry. It’s aimed at our membership, pest control professionals and those companies we think should be in BPCA.

PPC-87-Out-NOwWhat's in PPC87?

PPC87 is packed with articles and news all about BPCA and the pest control sector. Whether you want to top up your CPD points, improve your business or look back at the best bits from PestEx 2017 - this issue is for you.

Invasive Garden Ants: Lasius Neglectus

A proper look at one of the newest pests on the block: Lasius neglectus. What is the impact on the environment, how do you spot them and can we treat them?

Putting the Tech into Technician

With all the new technology available to pest control technicians, we asked Savvas Othon to talk tech with us – where we have come from and where we are likely to go.

It's Tough at the Top

Colin Chatten from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) takes us through the risks of working at height so you can keep yourself and your team safe.

Stuck in the Headlines

We talk about best practice, codes of conduct and staying within the letter of the law all the time in PPC – but what happens when something goes wrong?

PPC87-AntsOuch: Britain's Best Pest Bites and Stings

Every job comes with its own set of risks, and getting the occasional nip is part of working in pest control.

Staying Motivated in the Pest Control Industry

We asked Chris Cagienard, Director of Pest Solutions, about how he keeps himself and his team motivated.

And much, much more...

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29 May 2019

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Updated advice on interim measures for bird control after new licences delayed

BPCA had originally advised members that if they could wait for the appropriate general licence to be released, they should. However, now it seems we could be experiencing a longer wait, w

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28 May 2019

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PPC95 out now

Professional pest controller magazine issue 95 is out now and available to read online for free.  The magazine can be read online, downloaded as a PDF or you can join our&nb

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28 May 2019

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VIDEO: PestEx 2019 - the pest management show

Did you make it into our short PestEx 2019 video? Take a look at some of the highlights from the UK pest management show. PestEx is a great opportunity for everyone in the industry to c

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18 June 2019

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ICUP 2020 conference dates and venue announced

Held once every three years, the dates and venue for the next International Conference on Urban Pests (ICUP) have been announced by the organisers. The conference is, once again, to

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13 June 2019

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Defra release three new general licences for bird control

Three new general licences for the killing or taking of wild birds in England will be issued at 00:01 on Friday 14 June, says Defra.  The recent call for evidence demonstrated a rang

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06 June 2019

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Bee removal and Glis glis added to Find a pest controller tool

The ever-popular BPCA Find a pest controller tool now includes options for ethical bee removal and Glis glis treatments. BPCA member companies that offer bee removal (rather

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