Our Story

  • 2008



    PGH® Pest Control & Prevention formed by Peter Higgs after he achieved a National qualification in game keeping and passed the pest control section with distinction. His farming, game keeping and wildlife management experience played an invaluable part in Peter achieving his goals

  • 2009





    Peter obtained a place on the Prince’s Trust Enterprise Scheme where he learned skills to help build his business



    Beegone®   was started by Peter, after he realised the importance of honeybees and the serious problems occurring in the UK as a result them being killed

  • 2009

    Over £30,000 turnover

    Employed first staff members

  • 2012

    Peter became a finalist at the Haines Watts Young Entrepreneur Awards


  • 2013

    Peter won the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Enterprise Award for London and the South East


    He also went on to win the RBS Enterprise Award at The Prince’s Trust & Samsung Celebrate Success Awards


  • 2014

    Incorporated as a private company. Became VAT registered

  • 2015

    Over £220,000 turnover

  • 2015-2016

    Peter acted as a Young Ambassador for the Prince’s Trust and was given the opportunity to speak to thousands of people including senior team members from:

    • Dell EMC

    • Balfour Beatty

    • ENGIE Facilities Management

  • 2016

    Peter was invited to show bees saved by the Beegone® team to HM

    The Queen in London, to  celebrate the 40th birthday of the Prince’s Trust

  • 2016

    Over £350,000 turnover

  • 2017

    Over £500,000 turnover

  • 2018

    Peter with Brian Tracy, acclaimed motivational speaker and self-development author

  • 2018

    Over £750,000 turnover

  • 2019

    Over £1 million turnover

  • 2020

    Peter was awarded the Entrepreneurs Circle

    Most Inspiring Business Person of the Year