BASIS PROMPT invited to attend CRRU Ireland task force meeting

UK professional CPD register BASIS PROMPT has been invited to attend the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use Ireland (CRRU Ireland)’s next task force meeting to represent the country’s pest control professionals.   Stephen Jacob, BASIS PROMPT’S CEO, will travel to the Republic in November after he was invited by the CRRU’s chairman to attend the…

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NPTA Warning Over ‘Rubbish Tax’ Ramifications

National Pest Technicians Association Technical Manager John Hope has expressed “a big concern” over the public health consequences of increasing numbers of councils charging people to use their local tip. With nearly 50 local authorities apparently now demanding a so-called ‘rubbish tax’, the NPTA is concerned about an inevitable increase in fly-tipping and, with it,…

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Critical update to permanent rodenticide baiting conditions

Conditions under which permanent baiting with rodenticide is allowed have been updated by the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use UK to cover a critical difference between outdoor and indoor locations. In both situations, CRRU chairman Dr Alan Buckle emphasises that the fundamental requirement remains for a professional rodenticide user responsible for the site to identify…

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General licences: Tuesday 21 May update

Today, Natural England’s chair and deputy chair Tony Juniper and Lord Blencathra joined me in giving evidence to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee on our decision to revoke three general licences for controlling wild birds. Please read more HERE.

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