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03 September 2018

PPC92 out now

Professional Pest Controller issue 92 is out now and available completely for free. The BPCA member and industry magazine is packed full of all the latest pest control news and features (Sept 2018).

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In this issue

When pest adversaries take to the sky

RULING THE ROOST

An introduction to effective bird management. Read

BIRD BRAINED?

Understanding behaviour for successful bird control. Read

BIRDS OF PREY

The biological and environmentally friendly approach to nuisance bird control. Read

TOP 5 AVIAN PESTS

Vital stats and fun facts! Read

SPREADING YOUR WINGS

Choosing the right tools for effective bird management. Read

THE ULTIMATE BIRD NETTING GUIDE

The many factors to take into consideration when selecting the most suitable netting products. Read

NESTWATCH: 

Secondary infestations from birds. Read

THE GREAT BRITISH PARAKEET

Ring-necked parakeets in buildings. Read

Managing family issues to better your business

MY FAMILY BUSINESS AND OTHER ANIMALS

The value of family-run pest management companies. Read

THE GENERATIONS GAME

Pest control and keeping it in the family. Read

You forgot to bait the trap

MEET THE MEMBER: DEFENDING THE DYNASTY

BPCA member companies making their family businesses successful. Read

GETTING THE PEST OUT OF LIFE

Time with your family makes you happier, healthier and more productive. Read

RELATIVELY SAFE

Health, safety and compliance considerations for family-run businesses. Read

RESOURCING YOUR FAMILY HUMANELY

HR considerations for family-run businesses. Read

Awarding the giants of the pest world

BIGGER. BETTER. GIANT.

Nominations are open for this year's British Pest Management Awards – to be celebrated at Giant Robot, Canary Wharf, London. Read

Too cute to cull

HOLLYWOOD PESTS

Calling out the most problematic movie pests to educate the general public about the dangers of misrepresenting pests on screen. Read

FORUM IN FOCUS

Meet your new Execitive Board members. Read

ASK THE TECHNICAL TEAM

See what the team's been asked this year. Read

MEET THE MEMBER

Beyond certification with East Coast Pest Control - From start-up to attending global conferences! Read

SUMMER SUMMIT

The Global Summit of Pest Management Services for Public Health and Food Safety. Read

BPCA SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP

Calling all bed buggers! Read

BPCA REGIONAL FORUMS 

2019 forum schedule and sponsors announced.  Read

TAKING CPD SERIOUSLY

The importance of Continual Professional Development. Read

GOT AN IDEA FOR A STORY?

We're always interested in what our members and the pest management community want to see in the magazine. If you have an idea for an article or a news story you'd like to share with BPCA - contact Scott on hello@bpca.org.uk or call 01332 225 115

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Source: PPC92

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