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Key worker status confirmed by UK government
Key worker status confirmed by UK government
George Eustice, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), has confirmed that pest management is an essential sector during the Covid-19 pandemic
COVID-19: BRC announces guidance for pest control activities
COVID-19: BRC announces guidance for pest control activities
The British Retail Consortium has provided guidelines on pest control procedures during the current crisis.
Gove says it’s safe for pest professionals to continue to go to work
Gove says it’s safe for pest professionals to continue to go to work
The UK Government has confirmed that pest management professionals can continue to go to work when it's safe to do so.
BPCA launches first-ever digital forum event
BPCA launches first-ever digital forum event
The British Pest Control Association has announced it will be holding its first-ever all-digital forum event on Tuesday, April 7.
NPTA answers Covid-19 questions from members
NPTA answers Covid-19 questions from members
John Hope, technical manager at the National Pest Technicians Association, has answered a number of questions from members. The first question asked was: Can members go about their business in the current lockdown period?
BPCA issues advice for pest professionals operating during Covid-19 pandemic
BPCA issues advice for pest professionals operating during Covid-19 pandemic
The British Pest Control Association has said that Covid-19 presents a very real threat to public health and to the most vulnerable in society, whilst highlighting that pest management requires professionals to visit sites and deal with clients face-to-face.
International events at PestWorld 2019
International events at PestWorld 2019
Whilst the majority of delegates attending PestWorld come from within the US, an increasingly large number come from abroad. In total representatives attended from over 50 countries worldwide. This unique gathering provides a special opportunity for discussions on a global scale and for general international networking.
CEPA keeping in touch?
CEPA keeping in touch?
Maybe it’s a coincidence but, having accused the Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA) of hiding their light under a bushel, we recently received an e-newsletter from them. So, has our criticism that they are failing to tell the industry about the good work they are doing actually hit home?


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