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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.

06 April 2022

Rare UK eagle’s rodenticide death shines spotlight on need for responsible rodent control

A poisoned white-tailed eagle found in Dorset is dramatic and regrettable evidence of the need for universally responsible use of rodenticides, states the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use.

31 March 2022

Contego making a difference at Yarm Primary School

Press release: Contego's pledge to give back to their local community continues. In this article, they talk to Yarm Primary School about how their donation will make a difference to pupils.

30 March 2022

New fruit fly attractant launched by IPS

Press release: Scientists in Cheshire have developed a new attractant to help monitor a serious economic pest of soft fruits including grapes, strawberries, raspberries and blackberries.

29 March 2022

Bill to restrict glue traps passes second reading in England

The Glue Traps (Offences) Bill has passed its second reading unopposed, through the House of Lords at Westminster.

28 March 2022

Bed bug tape launched by Andermatt UK at PestEx

Press release: InsectoSec Tape was successfully launched by Andermatt UK at PestEx 2022 in March.

25 March 2022

VIDEO: PestEx 2022 review

A review of PestEx 2022 - the pest management show, which took place at the ExCeL in London on 16 and 17 March 2022.

23 March 2022

Cliverton sets out charity goals as part of newly named Group 

Press release: Animal-related business insurance broker Cliverton is aiming to help reach a £250 million charity target as part of ambitious plans of rebranded parent company, Benefact Group.

22 March 2022

Andrew McDougall joins Pest Research Hub team at IPS

Press release: Cheshire-based International Pheromone Systems has strengthened its research capabilities with the appointment of a Laboratory Coordinator.

21 March 2022

BASF calls out for pest control professionals who have switched to Selontra

Press release: BPCA member BASF is on the lookout for pest control professionals who have switched to Selontra® to join its growing ambassador programme.

21 March 2022

Thousands of connections in London as PestEx returns  

After a longer than usual wait, pest professionals from all over the world came together last week as PestEx finally returned to the ExCeL in London.

11 March 2022

Barkwith Associates celebrate 20th birthday

Press release: Regulatory and technical support services business, Barkwith Associates, celebrate their 20th year in business this year.

10 March 2022

Bayer to sell Environmental Science arm to Cinven

Press release: Bayer to sell its Environmental Science Professional business to Cinven for 2.6 billion U.S. dollars

08 March 2022

Bayer ES: Celebrating International Women’s Day 

Press release: On International Women’s Day Bayer Environmental Science have partnered with Pest Solutions to celebrate just some of the tremendous team and their achievements within the pest control industry.

03 March 2022

Free musculoskeletal (MSD) online assessment tools available

The assessment part of HSE's digital MSD tools are now available to use free of charge.

03 March 2022

VIDEO: Hierarchy of rodent control

During this video, John will explore the hierarchy of rodent control, Environmental Risk Assessments and the risk to non-targets.

03 March 2022

Urban foxes PhD project looking for pest control support

A Bournemouth University PhD student needs help from pest technicians in Southern England who carry out urban fox control for a study on population dynamics.

02 March 2022

BPCA Member Awards 2022 finalists announced

Find out who was shortlisted for the British Pest Control Association Member Awards 2022.

01 March 2022

Professional Pest Controller issue 106 (PPC106) out now

Professional pest controller magazine issue 106 is out now and available to read online for free.

01 March 2022

Pests in politics: Winter 2021-22

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

01 March 2022

Pests in the press: Winter 2021

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

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01 July 2022

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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. 

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06 June 2022

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Daera reopen Northern Ireland Wild Bird Licence Consultation

Daera/Northern Ireland Environment Agency is currently considering the wild bird general licences for 2022/2023 and beyond.

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06 June 2022

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BPCA launches 3D assessment on World Pest Day 2022

Today on World Pest Day we're launching a virtual competency assessment, to help newly qualified pest technicians prove they can put their knowledge and skills into practice.

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01 July 2022

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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.

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01 July 2022

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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.

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01 July 2022

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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.

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