Farmers suffering problems with pests can now findprofessional help at the touch of a button.
A smart new online platform has been launched whichprovides a direct route to pest control experts in any particular area.
The user-friendly Find A Professional facilityworks from an extensive database held by BASIS PROMPT a register providingindependent proof of a pest controllers credentials.
Rob Simpson, managing director of BASIS PROMPT,said: Farmers with pest issues can simply click on a map to bring up a list ofexpert controllers in their locality.
And because those listed are members of PROMPT,people who use the site can be sure that the job will be done properly.
We know there are a number of unqualifiedcontrollers around, but the treatment of pests is often complicated andspecialised and it can be false economy to ignore the professional approachsimply to save money.
We have strict criteria which ensures each of ourmembers has received proper training and has continued to update theirexpertise through Continuing Professional Development.
So by contacting a controller through our newwebsite, people will be assured of a safe, effective and legal treatment.
The new website also contains details about theBASIS PROMPT register and features a resource library along with links to keytrade associations.
It also provides a string of benefits for pest controllersthemselves creating the ability to join the register online, upload photosfor identity cards and keep track of training points.
Thenew website can be found at http://basis-reg.co.uk/Schemes/PROMPT