Pest 88: August / September 2023

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August / September 2023

The August / September 2023 issue is now available online!


  • CRRU calls for questions “from the sharp end” ahead of SGAR changes in 2024


  • Paul Westgate, managing director of Veritas Pest Consultancy, examines the face fit test, what they are and why we need them
  • Ask The Expert


  • Sharon Hughes, global technical marketing manager for rodenticides professional and specialty solutions, BASF
  • Michael Taylor, chief executive, Contego Environmental Services


  • Technical Feature: The many benefits of collaboration – Alex Wade highlights the importance of pest controllers collaborating with experts to widen their knowledge and pull
  • International View: Gerwyn Jones, Asia Pacific manager at PelGar International, reports on his work in Vietnam to support the company’s business there with training and ducation on mosquito control
  • Much to learn about rats… Frances McKim reports on the latest rat research being conducted by Associate Professor Yasushi Kiyokawa from the University of Tokyo
  • Alien invaders: According to Defra, there were around 2,000 invasive non-native species in the UK in 2021
  • On the Road: In the second part of a new series, Simon King spends the day with Jamie Naylor and Pete Bowers-Davis, the owners of Integrum Services




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With more than 25 years' experience in business-to-business publishing, Simon is editor of LBM titles Pest and OvertheCounter. Big fan of Manchester United.