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Dee Ward-Thompson from the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) explains to FMJ why the trade body is urging FMs to focus on pest control as they bring workplaces back into use One of the biggest threats to commercial buildings that ...

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BPCA urges businesses to ensure they are pest-free as lockdown eases

The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) has issued advice on pest control for businesses as they reopen to the public. The trade body is urging companies to ensure they are compliant with legislation and their premises are safe, clean and ...

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FMs should plan now to avoid pest problems

The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) is urging facilities managers to take steps to avoid pest problems during the second Covid-19 lockdown. Empty buildings, lack of food and quieter streets saw BPCA members report a 51 per cent increase in ...

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Interserve wins FM contract in Madrid

Interserve Group has won a £3.6 million contract to deliver cleaning services and pest control at the campus of Autonoma University of Madrid. The one-year deal which has the option to be extended by a further year, involves the delivery ...

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Hide and seek

With many commercial buildings standing empty for weeks on end, there is growing evidence that rodent problems could escalate. Pest control specialists outline the problem and describe how the latest digital solutions could provide a solution PAUL BLACKHURST, HEAD OF ...

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BPCA offers peace of mind for FMs on pests

National trade body the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) has issued a new guide to help facilities managers to reopen as restrictions ease. The guide – which is available online – sets out legislation and regulations which they must consider, ...

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Pest prevention is vital especially when buildings are empty

There are reports that some businesses don’t envisage employees returning to their offices to work until early 2021 due to the risk of contracting COVID 19 and the difficulties of putting social distancing measures in place. This means there are ...

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TSS becomes British Pest Control Association member

In its efforts to provide a total soft services package, Total Support Services (TSS) has recently launched Total IPM (Integrated Pest Management), its in-house Pest Control division, which is headed by Specialist Services Director, Greg Fee, who has in excess ...

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Nuisance value

Pests such as rats and pigeons pose a threat to health, safety and public image. Dee Ward-Thompson, Technical Manager of the British Pest Control Association, advises on the best way to manage problem infestations When it comes to effective pest ...

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Hide and seek

David Cross, Head of Rentokil Pest Control’s Technical Training Academy, provides a guide to troublesome pests and where to find them Hit film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them captured audiences’ imaginations by exploring magnificent animals that were considered ...

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