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Servest wins Imperial War Museums soft FM deal

Servest has been awarded a five-year contract with Imperial War Museums (IWM). Commencing 1 November 2016, Servest will provide soft services to the unique property portfolio: Imperial War Museum London, the Churchill War Rooms, HMS Belfast, Duxford and the iconic Libeskind ...

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‘Spiderman’ gene discovery could innovate pest control service

Pest control may undergo major innovation following the discovery of the gene responsible for giving insects their waterproof coating, which protects them from microbes and environmental stress. The international research team, led by Joanne Yew from the University of Hawai’i, ...

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Positive Environmental awarded European standard for excellence

Pest control business, Positive Environmental Ltd has been awarded one of Europe’s highest standards for pest management services. The European standard for excellence award was presented to the Herefordshire-based company after achieving conformance to BS EN 16636 2015. In essence, the ...

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Invasion of the ants

Pest control expert Rentokil is advising Brits to take precautions to prevent ants spreading indoors this summer, following a 64 per cent increase in residential ant enquiries and a 26 per cent increase in commercial calls in Q2 2016, compared with ...

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BPCA elects new vice president

James Ostler, director and owner of Positive Environmental has been elected as vice president of the British Pest Control Association (BPCA). Ostler has been actively engaged with the BPCA since launching his pest control company in 2010; he has been a ...

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Label changes to all rodenticides

Pest controllers are being reminded that all product labels of ‘Second Generation Anti-coagulant Rodenticides’ (SGAR’s) will need to be revised this year, in line with CRRU (Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use). Product labels will include a new ‘stewardship phrase’ stating ...

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Bed bugs

The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) recently recorded a resurgence of bed bugs in the UK: between 2013-2014, local authorities reported a 21 per cent increase in treatments since 2011. More international travel, the growing trend for second hand furniture ...

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Strategic pest management

Strategic Pest Management has become more relevant over the past 10 years in the pest control industry. This is mainly due to the number of changes in pesticides used, legislation changes, increases in pesticide resistance and greater awareness. Emprise explain ...

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Floorbrite and The Manchester Cleaning Show

For the past four decades, Floorbrite has built a reputation as the north’s largest contract cleaning and facilities management company. Throughout the two day Cleaning Show at Manchester’s Event City, Floorbrite can be found at stand F05 where visitors will ...

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Emprise signs new five-year deal with the British Library

Emprise Services has been awarded a new five-year contract with the British Library to manage cleaning, waste management, pest control, window cleaning, washroom services and specialist cleaning. Emprise  was one of five companies in the selection process and has provided its ...

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