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Freespee – bringing pest control giant Anticimex into the digital age

International pest control company Anticimex has utilised Freespee’s services in its mission to modernise. Undergoing a period of digital transformation, the Swedish pest control giant’s current challenge is to bring a positive customer experience to over 2.9 million retail and ...

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Vertas cleans up with £2.9m Skanska deal

Vertas Group has agreed a contract to deliver an integrated soft facilities management services solution to five Essex schools built and operated by Skanska, until 31 December 2021. The contract will see Vertas providing Woodlands School, Castle View School, Cornelius Vermuyden ...

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Vertas buys majority stake in MMB Environmental

Vertas Group has acquired a majority stake in million-pound waste management and pest control business MMB Environmental. The purchase of the Warwickshire-based business comes as Vertas Group moves to become a Total Facilities Management (TFM) provider. MMB Environmental will be rebranded ...

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BCC announces new appointments

The British Cleaning Council (BCC), which represents over 20 national trade and membership associations linked to the UK’s cleaning, hygiene and waste management sectors, has officially welcomed several new Council member representatives to new roles across both its main board ...

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Labels to change for pest controlled related products

Following the United Nation’s (UN) Global Harmonisation System (GHS) of the classification and labelling of chemicals, pest control and other chemical products will undergo a number of changes to the labels that appear on the product packaging. In terms of timescales, ...

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Essential Flea Guide now available

Pest controllers can now get their hands on a free Flea Guide from Bayer. The guide contains the most up to date information on controlling fleas, from advice on detecting the pest, technical information on the flea life-cycle and its ...

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A new interactive project reveals how quickly rats breed if left unchecked

Rentokil, the experts in pest control, has revealed how a pair of rats could produce nearly half a billion descendants in just three years. The interactive project named ‘The Rise of The Rats’ from Rentokil.com visualises the rapid rate at ...

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Servest buys Scottish pest control business

Servest has acquired Dundee-based pest control specialist Pro-Check Environmental Services Northern Limited as it looks to grow its geographical coverage in the growing pest control market. Operating mainly throughout Scotland, Pro-Check offers pest control, cleaning, hygiene services and environmental solutions, ...

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Keep pest control and cleaning contracts separate – but staff must work together

People are often amazed at the variety of ways pests can end up inside premises. A mouse can get in through a gap the width of a pencil, cockroaches can be brought in on cardboard packaging, fleas may be picked ...

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Pest control

As the nights grow longer and we approach the colder months, the likelihood of a pest infestation will soar. Rats and mice are a cause for concern all year round, but as they will be looking for warmer and drier ...

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