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Invasion of the ants

Black Garden Ants. Image CC credit: Katja Schulz

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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Taking a strategic approach to pest management

A new white paper ‘Can you afford to lose 200% of your budget for every pest outbreak?’ offers insights into the importance of a pest management strategy for business continuity as well as the impact on an organisation if it ...

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