In our May issue of Professional Pest Controller magazine (PPC95), we'll be taking an up close and personal look at mite monitoring, following up with a second article on cockroach programmes, and investigating potential business opportunities while protecting bees. We'll also be wrapping up PestEx 2019 - the pest management show and meeting members from the Isle of White and Ghana

We've also got tips for financing your work vansrodent prosecution stories from an expert witness, and an in-depth look cluster fly control

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28 May 2019

So how was your PestEx?

President of the association, Phil Halpin gives us his usual foreword wrapping up the previous weeks and looking forward to how we continue to achieve BPCA's strategy.

28 May 2019

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28 May 2019

Measuring success one person at a time

BPCA Cheif Exec Ian Andrew takes a look at everything that's been happening at BPCA in the last few months in his regular PPC feature for May 2019.

28 May 2019

PestEx(cellence) showcased at the UK’s pest management show 2019

PestEx 2019 saw an incredible 29% increase in total visitors as over 100 pest management product and service suppliers descended on ExCeL London in March.

28 May 2019

VIDEO: PestEx 2019 - the pest management show

Did you make it into our short PestEx 2019 video? Take a look at some of the highlights from the UK pest management show.

28 May 2019

GALLERY: PestEx 2019 the pest management show in pictures

Take a look at some of our favourite photos from the Uk's pest management show...

28 May 2019

INFOGRAPHIC: PestEx the pest management show 2019 in numbers

Need proof that PestEx is the biggest and most significant event in the professional pest management diary? Take a look at our infographic to see how the show has grown and improved over the years.

28 May 2019

Creating excellence in cockroach baiting programmes

Steve Broadbent from Ensystex is back, this time we’re talking about what makes for a precise and targeted baiting programme.

28 May 2019

Mite monitoring and biology for pest management professionals

Mites are small. Really small. Infestations are notoriously hard to spot until a site has a massive problem with a large population of mites. Can you confirm if your customer has mites early?

28 May 2019

Wax moths: communal pupal chambers and inquilines

BPCA Consultant member John Lloyd is back in PPC, giving us advice on how to spot and treat for these rare pests.

28 May 2019

Pest controller and customer relationships in flea treatments

Richard Moseley of Bayer CropScience investigates what a pest management professional can do to foster a strong customer relationship.

28 May 2019

PestWatch: Cluster flies

BPCA Field Officer, Natalie, is back again with some more seasonal pest management advice. This PestWatch we’re taking a look at the tiny cluster fly.

28 May 2019

Protect and profit: All things Apis mellifera (European honey bee)

The chemicals that are necessary for life as we know it in the 21st century have had widely documented negative impacts upon invertebrate. What can we as pest management professionals can do about it?

22 May 2019

RODENT RISKS: Pest closure and prosecution stories

Pest infestations, particularly associated with rodents, cause more emergency closures of food businesses than virtually anything else. Dr Stuart-Moonlight investigates.

22 May 2019

Should you finance your pest management vehicle fleet?

Leasing is rapidly becoming the go-to mobility choice for businesses running commercial vehicles. There are three key reasons why: cost, compliance and choice.

21 May 2019

10 things you need to know about Clean Air Zones

Will your pest management business be affected by the new Clean Air Zones? Birmingham, Bath, Leeds and Glasgow, will be introducing CAZs over the next few years.

21 May 2019

Daily van checks for every pest management professional

Faulty vehicles are the bane of every pest controller. They can cost your business a lot of time and money while you wait for them to be fixed. In fact, the cost of having a vehicle off the road can be as much as £1,000 per day.

21 May 2019

BPCA’s new Primary Authority partner

BPCA now has a Primary Authority! What is it? Why do we want one, and what it means for members? Dee explains the new partnership.

21 May 2019

Ask the technical team May 2019

Rodenticide confusion, open trays, resistance searches and invasive hornet questions are all in the BPCA Technical team inbox this issue.

21 May 2019

Pest management in developing countries: A view from Ghana

Companies outside of Britain regularly join BPCA so they can try to emulate our best practice and access our guidance materials. Take a look at one member's experience of pest control in Ghana.

21 May 2019

Meet the member: BS EN 16636 certified successful

Hillbans Pest Control was awarded CEPA European quality standard certification for pest management services BS EN 16636 in February 2018. We caught up with them to see how they’re getting on with the accreditation.

21 May 2019

Reflective learning in pest management

Training and Development Manager, Karen Dawes, explores the ways that pest management professionals are incorporating reflection into their personal development plans.

21 May 2019

Logging your unstructured CPD points with BPCA Registered

Learn how to successfully log unstructured CPD points yourself with BPCA's individual recognition scheme - BCPA Registered.

21 May 2019

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