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Warmer winters are causing rat numbers to surge

New figures released by Rentokil Pest Control have found rodent enquiries across the UK increased 36 per cent this winter, when compared to the average number recorded for the same period (Nov – Jan) over the past three years (2016 – 2019). Pest ...

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Cleaning sector invited to national pest management event

Opportunities for cleaning industry professionals to get a broader picture of the pest control sector will be available at a forthcoming trade association event. The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) will be signposting the cleaning industry to the options available to diversify their skillset ...

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BPCA issues guide to tackling rats

A national trade body has warned to be on guard as milder winters drive a rise in rats. Cold winters create a ‘natural cull’ of the pest’s population, but warmer weather in recent years has seen numbers increase. Now the ...

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Digital pest control offers always-on protection

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2020 celebrates the year of the rat. While they are honoured for their spirit and wit in the zodiac, rats can present hygiene issues when they come in contact with people. Preventing rodent activity must ...

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BPCA sets out its stall to cleaning and hygiene industry at PestEx

The key role pest management plays within the UK’s cleaning and hygiene sector was on display with a record turnout at the British Pest Control Association’s exhibition and conference PestEx. Representatives from across cleaning and hygiene organisations visited the biennial ...

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Opportunity calls for cleaning professionals at PestEx

Cleaning professionals can diversify their skillset and explore opportunities within new markets at the British Pest Control Association’s (BCPA) exhibition and conference PestEx, which runs alongside the Cleaning Show this spring. Visitors to the bi-annual event can access a wide-range ...

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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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Axis awarded new deal with Old Spitalfields Market

Axis Group has strengthened its relationship with Old Spitalfields Market with the addition of a new, five-year contract to deliver cleaning and pest control services. The Group has been providing security on site since 2014. As part of the integrated solution, ...

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