08 August 2022

1env roadshow hits up Rotherham this autumn

PRESS RELEASE BPCA member 1env is continuing their on-the-road events, this time stopping in Rotherham on 15 September. Ollie Hewett from 1env said: “This free-to-attend event will be packed full of interesting talks from

08 August 2022

Rokill Pest Control brand grows following new acquisitions

PRESS RELEASE Following the Nurture Landscapes Group’s recent acquisition of BPCA member company Rokill Pest Control last November, the Group has acquired Alpha Pest Control in Stoke-on-Trent and Enserve Corporation Limited in Leeds.

01 August 2022

Richard Moseley joins Syngenta's pest management team

PRESS RELEASE Richard Moseley has been appointed to the expanding Syngenta Professional Solutions team as Commercial and Technical Manager. In his new role, Richard will support key customers and businesses across the UK and Europe

28 July 2022

ICUP: 7 key takeaways from the 2022 conference

EVENTS Delegates from across the globe were excited to be at the 10th International Conference on Urban Pests (ICUP) in Barcelona last month.  Held at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain from 27-29 June 2022, it had

27 July 2022

BPCA to hold Qualification Framework consultation events

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT Do pest control qualifications need an overhaul? Happy with what we have and don't want to see anything change? Whatever your view, we want to hear it!  BPCA is holding a series of online consultation e

26 July 2022

PelGar International appoints Zeenat Turner as Marketing Manager

PRESS RELEASE PelGar International continues to consolidate its team with the recent hire of Zeenat Turner as Marketing Manager. PelGar International is a British manufacturer of rodenticide and insecticide products for the control of

22 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 15 - Termites: evolution, biology and ecology

In this video, Steve Broadbent from Ensystex in Australia talks about termites; a destructive timber pest that keeps pest control companies Down Under very busy.  The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) hosts these free events so ever

22 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 15 - Invasive Crazy Tawny Ants in south US

In this video, Dr Michael Bentley from National Pest Management Association (NPMA) talks about surviving the tidal wave of the invasive Tawny Crazy Ants in the US.  The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) hosts these free events so ev

22 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 15 - Pests on the horizon: Spotted lanternfly

CPD VIDEO In this video, Dani Lindley-Klassen from Defra talks about the Spotted Lanternfly and how it could be a future pest threat to UK plant life.  The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) hosts these free events so everyone i

22 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 15 - Rodent digital monitoring

In this video Tim Bloomer, on behalf of Bell Labs, talks about the benefits to your pest management business of using Bell Sensing technologies to carry out rodent monitoring.  All information correct at the time of filming. This is a spo

20 July 2022

National Pest Awards 2022 finalists announced

RECOGNISING EXCELLENCE The shortlist of finalists for this year’s National Pest Awards has been announced by organisers Pest magazine. Organised by Pest in conjunction with the British Pest Control Association, the National Pe

15 July 2022

Red weather warning: how pest controllers can prepare for the heat

HEALTH AND SAFETY For the first time in its history, the Met Office has issued a red weather warning for extreme heat in the UK.  Weather warnings are issued by the Met Office when severe weather has the potential to affect par

12 July 2022

Orkin expands into Wales with Europest acquisition

PRESS RELEASE US-based Rollins Inc, best known for its subsidiary pest control brand, Orkin, finalised the acquisition of Europest Environmental Services Ltd in early July 2022. Based in Caerphilly, South Wales, Europest Enviro

12 July 2022

Programme for PestWorld 2022 announced

PRESS RELEASE The full programme, details of exhibitors and registration information for PestWorld 2022 is now available. Where: John B Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts, USA When: 11-14 October 202

08 July 2022

VIDEO: Understanding ULV and fogging treatments

CPD VIDEO In this video, BPCA Technical Support Officer John Horsley takes a look at the subtle differences between ULV treatments and fogging.  ULV and foggers are great tools to have around for insect control.  You need to und

06 July 2022

10th ICUP conference 'a roaring success'

PRESS RELEASE Delegates from across the globe were excited to once again be present, face-to-face, at the 10th International Conference on Urban Pests (ICUP). Held at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain from 27-29 June 2

05 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 14 - Accidental imports of venomous spiders

CPD VIDEO In this video Chris Woodard, of Chris Woodard Pest Services, discusses some common species of spider that could be accidentally imported into the UK and talks through his own experiences. While it's a rare occurrence, it is important

01 July 2022

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 on Terminus Road, Chichester, West Sussex. “We are fo

01 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 14 - What's the future for pest qualifications?

CPD VIDEO In this video, British Pest Control Association's Training and Development Manager, Karen Dawes, discusses considerations for the future of pest control qualifications and invites pest management professionals to take part in a consu

01 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 14 - Invasive Asian hornet: identifying and reporting

CPD VIDEO 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. The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) hosts thes

01 July 2022

VIDEO: Digital Forum 14 - Flying into action, fly control by Lodi UK

CPD VIDEO In this video, Matt Towler from Lodi UK goes through the who, what, where, why and when of pest fly control.  The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) hosts these free events so everyone interested in pest management can

01 July 2022

New rural rodent control training programme and CPD portal for UK farmers

PRESS RELEASE BASF has strengthened its stewardship and support to farmers across the UK by launching a new digital portal offering farmers an interactive rodent control training programme. The Real Results Virtual Farm CPD portal,

01 July 2022

LNPS appoints Non-executive Director

PRESS RELEASE Joanne Beaseley has been appointed as a Non-executive Director (NED) for London Network for Pest Solutions. As well as being a NED for LNPS Joanne is an Environmental Quality and Resolutions Manager. She manages a team

01 July 2022

BASF creates new Sustainability category at National Pest Awards

PRESS RELEASE BPCA member BASF has launched a new category at the National Pest Awards 2022, in partnership with event organisers Pest magazine. Sponsored by BASF, the Sustainability Initiative of the Year award is open to any pest

01 July 2022

Festival invites pest techs to combat UK’s spiralling rat population

EVENTS As part of this year’s Northumbrian Water Innovation Festival, Data and AI specialist Aiimi will host a hackathon that will aim to address one of the water industry’s most pressing challenges: rat infestations.