Professional Pest Controller Magazine Issue 94

In our March issue of Professional Pest Controller magazine (PPC94), it's (nearly) all about PestEx 2019. We're looking at the seminars, the exhibitors and the top tips you need to get the most out of the pest management show. We've tapped up some of the speakers for some great technical articles including a look at cockroach foraging and a tackling effective rodent control by studying behaviour. We're also initiating readers into the exclusive bed bug club.

We've also got tips for dealing with non-paying clients, and health and safety based top-up guide

  • 07 March 2019

    From servicing to strategy

    President foreword | PPC94 March 2019 Yes, that’s right. You have a new face at the front of your magazine. I’m delighted and proud to introduce myself to you as the new BPCA President. I could not start my first forew.... More

  • 07 March 2019

    Inviting strategy for breakfast

    Chief Exec viewpoint | PPC94 March 2019 You may have heard the phrase “culture eats strategy for breakfast” and it’s true. The culture of an organisation often leads to the strategy of an organisation not being delivere.... More

  • 07 March 2019

    PestEx 2019 guide and overview

    Over 2,500 pest management professionals are scheduled to arrive at the London ExCeL on 20-21 March - will you be one of them? Potentially the largest UK gathering of people interested in public health pest control will be assembling for th.... More

  • 07 March 2019

    PestEx Seminar schedule announced in full

    The PestEx 2019 seminar schedule packs in illustrious speakers from across the sector. Delivered by industry experts, we’ve called in favours from all our friends to make sure you leave PestEx that little bit better informed. All semina.... More

  • 07 March 2019

    British Pest Management Awards 2019 shortlist announced

    The shortlist for the second ever British Pest Management Awards has been announced. With significantly more nominations, plus the new awards - the independent judging panel had their work cut out for them. Back by popular demand, the Briti.... More

  • 07 March 2019

    IN PROFILE: Dr Jonathan Wade - Life time achievement award

    Your association | PPC94 March 2019 On 20 March 2019, Dr Jonathan Wade will officially receive his British Pest Management Lifetime Achievement Award 2019. There’s no way we can cover all of Jonathan’s distinguished career.... More

  • 07 March 2019

    PestEx 2019: 15 top tips for visiting a trade show

    It's not long now until PestEx 2019. Here are some top tips to help you get the most out of your time at the pest management show.  BEFORE PESTEX 2019 Register today The pest management show is going to have queues for admission! Tak.... More

  • 07 March 2019

    Rat behaviour in rodent control

    Pest control | PPC94 March 2019 With current rodent control challenges facing pest controllers, one of the essential areas of knowledge is an understanding of rodent behaviour. This article by Sharon Hughes, Global Technical Marketing.... More

  • 07 March 2019

    Understanding cockroach foraging behaviour

    Pest control | PPC94 March 2019 Cockroaches have evolved to exploit our modern urban environments where the structures we build provide a plethora of harbourages, warmth, food and moisture. Steve Broadbent from Ensystex explains that b.... More

  • 07 March 2019

    SERVICING STORIES: Empire of the ants

    Pest control | PPC94 March 2019 Three blocks of flats. Multiple colonies. Hundreds of thousands of invasive ants. Nigel White, Operations Director of member company Tactical Environmental Services, talks to us about a block treatment o.... More

  • 07 March 2019

    The practical implications of bed bug biology and behaviour

    Pest control | PPC94 March 2019 When it comes to bed bugs, the more you know, the more effective you’ll be at treating an infestation, Dr Jette Knudsen, a researcher from Nattaro Labs, Sweden shares her detailed insights int.... More

  • 07 March 2019

    Dealing with rodents in sensitive environments

    Pest control | PPC94 March 2019 We can become overly confident in our preferred method of rodent control and then suddenly we’re thrown a curveball. Chris Cagienard investigates the environmental considerations we need to make th.... More

  • 07 March 2019

    PESTWATCH: Foxes

    Technical | PPC94 March 2019 When is a pest not a pest? In this in-depth PestWatch analysis, BPCA's Natalie Bungay returns to the tricky and occasionally prickly subject of Vulpes vulpes – the red fox. She’ll focus on the w.... More

  • 06 March 2019

    Ask the technical team March 2019

    Technical | PPC94 March 2019 Tricky insect ID's, managing complaints and bad neighbour bed bug management questions are all in the BPCA Technical team inbox this issue. When you’re a BPCA member you can get technical support.... More

  • 05 March 2019

    Credit control for professional pest management companies

    Business practice | PPC94 March 2019 Is this acceptable in a world where it’s easier to communicate with one and another than ever before? No, we don’t think so either. Peter Wallwork from the Credit Services Association in.... More

  • 05 March 2019

    Health and safety knowledge is power

    Health and safety | PPC94 March 2019 Health and safety can strike fear into the most competent of pest control business owners. Risk assessments, policies, and health surveillance can shrink our confidence into a puddle of uncertainty. .... More

  • 05 March 2019

    Starting a pest management company - can you do it on your own?

    Meet the member | PPC94 March 2019 At BPCA HQ we take hundreds of calls every year with people asking us how they start out in pest management and whether it’s possible to get into the trade without experience. Matthew.... More

  • 05 March 2019

    INFOGRAPHIC: A look back at 2018

    Your Association | PPC94 March 2019 Continuing the theme of engagement from 2017, 2018 turned out to be a milestone year for the Association with growth to record levels in membership, regional forum attendance and PR coverage in publi.... More

  • 30 August 2018

    Advert: The next EVOlution of Bait Stations

    Advertisement | PPC93 December 2018 < Contents . More