Author Archives: Richard White

Pest control jobs under threat from feral cats

Could the days of the pest control technician numbered as feral cats are put to work controlling rodent infestations in the US.

Feral cats: environmental scourge or the way to end chemical pesticide use? | Vital Signs | The Guardian.

Commercial Pest Control: London Restaurant closed after serving a cockroach to customers

Having a good pest control contract is vital for any food business, as is listening and acting on the advice given by your pest control technician.

The effects of pest infestation could be devastating to your business.

Ealing restaurant closed after cockroach found in customer’s meal – Get West London.

BPCA Exec Board appoints Lewis Jenkins as Vice President of the Association

The Executive Board of the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) have appointed Lewis Jenkins (Managing Director of Check Services Ltd) as their Vice President for the next two years.

lewisThe Vice President role includes line management of the Chief Executive, responsibility for one or more functional areas of the Board’s activities as well as a ‘critical friend’ to the President, assisting in the development of policy.  The Vice President will also deputise for the President where required, including chairing and attending meetings, representing the Association at events, and producing written responses.

Lewis has been directly involved with the BPCA since 1999 and having served on the Service Committee for 10 years he was then voted onto the Executive Board in 2009.

When asked about the appointment, Lewis Jenkins said:

“Being a member of the Executive Board of the BPCA is extremely rewarding. The Board strives  to improve services provided by the BPCA for its members as well as delivering benefits to the pest control industry as a whole. The appointment as Vice President adds another layer of responsibility to my role including setting budgets and an enhanced role in developing the BPCA’s Strategy. Having been in the role for a few months already, I am really enjoying this new challenge.”