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Pestokill offers £19k worth of grants to sports clubs

A new grant scheme for deserving sports teams and clubs of all shapes and sizes has been launched by independent pest controller, Pestokill, to help support sport, exercise and activities as the nation emerges from the latest lockdown. The company is ...

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Survey sets out to help align pest control and FM sectors

Independent professional register of qualified pest controllers, BASIS PROMPT, has launched a short online survey to gain an insight into customer perceptions of professionalism within the pest control industry. Greg Hopkinson Head of Business Development and Marketing at PROMPT is asking those ...

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Emergency cleaning specialist boosts talent for growth plan

National soft FM and waste management specialist, SafeGroup, has appointed Mark McGowan as its new Head of Sales as the business looks to build on rapid growth achieved in 2020. McGowan had previously been Head of Strategy and Implementation at ...

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Rentokil reveals the pandemic’s impact on rodent behaviour as migration season starts

Data released today by Rentokil Pest Control shows a 22 per cent increase in rodent enquiries compared to the summer average over the past six years (June – August inclusive). The increase in enquiries could be attributed in part to ...

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New guide offers cleaning professionals advice on pests

Cleaning professionals returning to premises left empty during the Covid-19 lockdown could face issues with pests – including rats and mice. National trade body the British Pest Control Association (BPCA), has issued a new guide to help them to re-open ...

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Hotel and B&B guests should brace themselves for bed bugs say experts

Hotel and B&B guests should brace themselves for starving and aggressive bed bugs which have been lying dormant in mattresses and bed frames for three months, according to experts. From July 4 (at the earliest), hotels, B&Bs and AirBnB hosts ...

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It’s official, City of Westminster is full of rats!

The London borough had more rodent call-outs in the last year than anywhere else in the capital, according to data from home services firm Fantastic Services. Westminster – home to the Houses of Parliament and a breeding ground for the nation’s ...

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Residential rodent enquiries surge 45% over lockdown

Residential rodent enquiries have reached record levels for the months of March and April, according to data released today by Rentokil Pest Control. Rodent enquiries traditionally decline as the weather warms up, however, enquiry data covering the first two months ...

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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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