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Manchester-based pest control company Pest.co.uk has claimed the population of rats in the UK has increased by 30 million in a year to 150m, boosted by quiet urban areas and plentiful waste food – there are now thought to be 2.2 rats for every person.
Published: 24 November 2020
A council, ridiculed after its newly announced wildlife policy was announced, has said the intent of the declaration had been blown out of all proportion.
Published: 23 November 2020
For technicians that have passed their Level 2 Award, and want to demonstrate their advanced pest management experience, the British Pest Control Association has launched the Certificated Advanced Technician (CAT) in Pest Management programme.
Published: 20 November 2020
The Health and Safety Executive said it is carrying out spot checks and inspections on all types of businesses in all areas to ensure they are COVID-secure.
Published: 16 November 2020
The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) has warned people to remain vigilant as COVID-19 lockdown restrictions continue across England.
Published: 13 November 2020
With new cholecalciferol rodenticides coming to the UK market, the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) has confirmed that they are subject to the conditions of the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime.
Published: 10 November 2020
The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has published three new general licences for wild bird control which will come into effect in England on January 1, 2021.
Published: 09 November 2020
Kevin Higgins, membership manager at the British Pest Control Association, has bid farewell to the association.
Published: 06 November 2020