Latest UK pest control and management news for professionals

The latest pest management news stories from across the UK by PPC magazine and the British Pest Control Association (BPCA). The latest technical updates about pest species, such as rodents, insects and more. Plus latest product updates, industry news and association updates. Stories from across the sector and beyond for pest management professionals. 

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  • 27 September 2013

    Starting out in pest control

    Are you fairly new to the industry and thinking of setting up your own pest control company? Why not book your place on our 'Starting out in pest control course' this October. This one day course is designed for anyone considering a new career or.... More

  • 17 September 2013

    Jonathan Peck - industry mourns

    The news that Jonathan Peck lost his battle with cancer on Sunday 15 September was received by both the staff team and Executive Board with great sadness. There's little we can tell you about Jonathan that you probably don't already know, eit.... More

  • 22 March 2013

    HSE release summary of responses for Risk Mitigation Measures

    The HSE consulted industry on our views regarding their proposals for SGARs. The summary of responses is now available here. BPCA will be attending a meeting in April to take this further with HSE. The summary of responses to the stakeholder engag.... More

  • 11 February 2013

    British Pest Control Association comments on fox attack

    Technical Manager Richard Moseley said "although fox attacks on humans are very rare, this doesn't mean we should dismiss the recent incident of the baby boy being attacked as an isolated incident." When asked there would be a call for a cull.... More

  • 17 January 2013

    Helicopter crash devastates the pest control industry

    Reports have confirmed Matthew Wood, a Rentokil employee from Sutton was sadly killed in the helicopter crash in Vauxhall, London, while he made his way to work. A statement from Rentokil CEO, Alan Brown said "we can confirm that our Rentokil Init.... More

  • 07 January 2013

    Rats blamed for blaze - save yourself from similar devastation

    Rats could be to blame for a fire at a coach firm, destroying three coaches and three minibuses in Hedge End, near Southampton.  Fire investigators have concluded that the most likely cause of the fire was a spark from an electrical fault, wh.... More