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. 

29 June 2022

VIDEO: Hierarchy of insecticide usage

CPD VIDEO Every insect treatment we undertake needs to consider the hierarchy of control.  We need to consider the most appropriate control technique to be successful while balancing this with the risks of using that option. During t

27 June 2022

New member benefit: Discounted training directly from Wade Environmental

MEMBER BENEFIT BPCA consultant member Wade Environmental is now offering a discount on training courses for other members and their employees.  Courses are run by industry expert Alex Wade and cover a variety of pest control-related

10 June 2022

How to identify ‘things that go buzz’

PESTAWARE As summer approaches, and ‘sting season’ sets in, experts at a national trade body are urging gardeners to learn more about ‘things that go buzz’. British Pest Control Association (BPCA) has produced

22 June 2022

IPS uses KickStart Scheme to find new employee

PRESS RELEASE Cheshire-based company International Pheromone Systems has helped a young graduate to secure his first job thanks to the Government’s KickStart Scheme. Matthew Halton was struggling to find a job and doing volunt

21 June 2022

New Welsh general licences for bird control now available

LICENSING Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has today (21 June) published four new general licences for the control of wild birds, ahead of them coming into force on 1 July 2022. This follows the completion of NRW’s review of its approa

17 June 2022

New member benefit: Discounted waste service and advice line from Reliance

BPCA member company Reliance Service Solutions is offering fellow members 8% off waste services and a free waste advice service. Alex Whelan, Operations Manager of Reliance, said: “We recognise the specialist challenges that pest co

16 June 2022

PestFix sets date for grand opening of new storefront

PRESS RELEASE BPCA member company PestFix is opening a storefront in Chichester, calling it "the first of its kind in the south and possibly in the UK". PestFix is hosting a grand opening on 1 July at 10:30 am at Cedar Park, 30 Term

14 June 2022

Cliverton celebrates £100m giving milestone

PRESS RELEASE Animal-related business insurance broker Cliverton has celebrated its parent group’s achievement of giving more than £100 million to good causes in a Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey. His Royal

14 June 2022

Pest control football tournament smashes fundraising goal

Beaver Pest Control's charity football tournament raised a whopping £2,789 for the British Red Cross Ukrainian Crisis Appeal last month. The 7-a-side football tournament was made up of teams of professionals from within the pest control

06 June 2022

Dealey Environmental acquires MIDS Pest Control

PRESS RELEASE BPCA member company Dealey Environmental has acquired the commercial assets of MIDS Pest Control, an established Hertfordshire-based business. Managing Director Martin Cobbald explains that they chose to include MIDS a

06 June 2022

Daera reopen Northern Ireland Wild Bird Licence Consultation

BIRD CONTROL Daera/Northern Ireland Environment Agency is currently considering the wild bird general licences for 2022/2023 and beyond. Similar consultations have already occurred in England, Scotland and Wales following legal chal

06 June 2022

BPCA launches 3D assessment on World Pest Day 2022

Training  Today on World Pest Day 2022, we're launching a virtual competency assessment for rodent control, to help newly qualified pest technicians prove they can put their knowledge and skills into practice. BPCA’s TechAs

01 June 2022

Professional Pest Controller issue 107 (PPC107) out now

CONTENTS | PPC107 JUNE 2022 Professional pest controller magazine issue 107 is out now and available to read online for free. The magazine can be read online or downloaded as a PDF  or you can join our Affiliate Scheme 

01 June 2022

Killgerm Group Ltd announces the creation of Killgerm France SAS

PRESS RELEASE BPCA member company Killgerm says they are delighted to announce an expansion into France with the creation of a new trading entity, Killgerm France. Rupert Broome, Group Managing Director of Killgerm Group, said:

31 May 2022

Pests in the press: January to March 2022

News | PPC107 June 2022 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. PestEx in the spotlight PestEx was the main story for BPCA in t

31 May 2022

Pests in politics: Winter to Spring 2022

With pest management under the spotlight, particularly regarding glue boards, BPCA has spent more time than ever monitoring what’s happening in the UK parliament and the devolved administrations. PPC helps keep you firmly in the loop.&nb

31 May 2022

Review: PestEx 2022 round-up

Events | PPC107 June 2022 After a longer than usual wait, pest professionals from all over the world came together for the first time in two years, as PestEx finally returned to ExCeL in London on 16 and 17 March. PPC's roving reporter, Kat S